The Smiling Lieutenant (1931): Free film screening and lecture

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November 2, 2010 at 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM

Location: 110 Willamette Hall, University of Oregon

Email: hollywood.film.series@gmail.com

Event Description

The University of Oregon Film and Media Group presents:

A free screening of "The Smiling Lieutenant," a 1931 musical directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Maurice Chevalier and Claudette Colbert. The screening will take place at 7pm on Tuesday, Nov. 2nd in Willamette 110. Before the film, University of Oregon film scholar Brenna Wardell will give a presentation on the film entitled: "Jazz Up Your Lingerie, Just Like Your Melody: Sexuality and Sound in The Smiling Lieutenant."

"The Smiling Lieutenant" is the third film in the 2010-11 graduate student film/lecture series, "Hollywood's Golden Age: Cinema of the 1930's, '40s, and '50s."

Here's the rest of the fall schedule (all films will be shown in Willamette 110):

Tuesday, Nov. 9 @ 7pm: Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
Speaker: Eric Wade, "As Nature Does: Frankenstein, Reproduction, and the Normal"

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