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Beggars of Life screening

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  • thomas
    The 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
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 9, 2007
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      The 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
      or http://www.sanfranciscosentinel.com/?p=2800

      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!
    • nutsaboutclara
      That screening is for the San Fransisco Silent Film Festival, Thomas. You forgot to mention it. -Dario.
      Message 2 of 2 , Jul 13, 2007
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        That screening is for the San Fransisco Silent Film Festival, Thomas.
        You forgot to mention it.

        -Dario.


        --- In thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com, "thomas"
        <silentfilmbuff@...> wrote:
        >
        > The 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
        > or http://www.sanfranciscosentinel.com/?p=2800
        >
        > 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!
        >
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