92Beggars of Life screening
- Jul 9, 2007The rarely seen 1928 Louise Brooks film, "Beggars of Life," will be
shown at the Castro Theater in San Francisco on Saturday, July 14. In
it, Brooks plays a farm girl who dresses as a boy and goes on the run
after murdering her abusive step-father.
This special screening is part of the annual San Francisco Silent Film
Festival. For more info on the festival see http://www.silentfilm.org
This screening marks the West Coast premiere of a new 35mm print of
"Beggars of Life." Additionally, the son of the film's director -
William Wellman, will be on hand to introduce the movie. If you love
Louise Brooks, don't miss it!