Film Series: Sirens of the Silver Screen

Location: Reynolda House Museum of American Art - Auditorium

Cost: Included with museum admission (free admission categories still apply)

Film: Written on the Wind (1956)
Directed by Douglas Sirk
Starring Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, and Robert Stack
With an introduction and discussion led by Dale Pollock

Several major Hollywood films were adapted from the story of Smith and Libby. Join us as we screen three of these films this fall including Douglas Sirk’s Written on the Wind (1956). The setting has been changed to Texas and the family’s source of wealth is oil rather than tobacco, but similarities to the Reynolds’s family story remain. This film earned co-star Dorothy Malone an Academy Award, playing opposite Robert Stack, Lauren Bacall, and Rock Hudson.

An introduction and discussion will be led by Dale Pollock, former dean of the School of Filmmaking at University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

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Past Date and Time(s):
Sep 23, 2023, 1:00pm — 4:00pm

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