GET REEL: The Crowd

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM


GET REEL: The Crowd

One of the finest films from the silent era, The Crowd follows the story of John Sims (James Murray) and Mary (Eleanor Boardman), who fall in love on their first date at Coney Island. The Crowd was nominated for two Academy Awards in 1928, including Best Director for King Vidor.

USA. 1928. English, 1 hr. 38 min., B/W. NR. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

6:30 wine reception; 7 pm film begins after brief intro; 8:45 pm film ends.