FREE film- The Black Cat
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Part of the NYUSPS CALA FALL Protected content Series- Lights, Camera, Deco!: A Cinematic Celebration of Art Deco's International Influence
AND a rare free opportunity to visit the acclaimed Woolworth Building interior.
The Art Deco style arguably originated at the Exposition
Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels in Paris in Protected content ,
where it left a mark on many designers including Cedric Gibbons,
art director for the film Grand Hotel. The Art Deco style would
appear in over Protected content Metropolis to The Artist—across
the following decades. Art Deco was a truly international style,
influencing architecture, fashion, and the design of all objects from
perfume bottles to cars. Art Deco moved away from the floral,
ornamental patterns of the past to the streamlined, modern shapes
of the future. At the same time it embraced and exoticized design
motifs from Asia, South America, Egypt, and Africa. Art Deco’s
clean and geometric lines complemented the black and white
movies of the era and created enduring iconic cinematic images.
Please join NYU SPS’s Center for Applied Liberal Arts in
collaboration with the Art Deco Society of New York this Fall in
celebrating Art Deco’s impact on cinema around the world.
FREE WITH RSVP to the link above.
THE BLACK CAT
dir. Edgar G.Ulmer Protected content
Introduction: Eric Myers and Howard Mandelbaum
The Black Cat is a Protected content Pre-Code horror film starring Béla Lugosi and Boris Karloff. The picture was the first of eight movies (six of which were produced by Universal) to pair the two iconic actors. It became Universal Pictures' biggest box office hit of the year, and was also notable for being one of the first movies with an almost continuous music score.
Also check out their other films:
THE GRAND HOTEL
Introduction: Eric Myers & Howard Mandelbaum
Dir. Edmund Goulding Protected content
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 6-9PM
42 Washington Mews, NYC
Introduction: Noah Eisenberg
Dir. Fritz Lang Protected content
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 6-9PM
15 Barclay St., NYC
Introduction: Francis Morrone
FLYING DOWN TO RIO
Dir. Thornton Freeland Protected content
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, 6-9PM
KING JUAN CARLOS CENTER
53 Washington Square S., NYC
Introduction: Patricia Dillon
Dir. Marcel L'Herbier Protected content
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8, 6-9PM
NYU TISCH, MICHELSON THEATER
721 Broadway, Room 648, NYC
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