Saturday, May 26th, 2018 @ 1:30PM in Manhattan [silent film accompaniment]

When: Saturday, May 26th @ 1:30PM
What: The Red Dance (1928)
https://www.moma.org/calendar/events/4383?locale=en
Directed by Raoul Walsh, 103 min, USA. With Dolores Del Rio, Charles Farrell, Ivan Linow.

*This film accompanies WilliamFox Presents: Restorations and Rediscoveries from the Fox Film Corporation.

The Russian Revolution propels a humble peasant girl (Dolores Del Rio) to fame as the “Red Dancer of Moscow,” while she secretly maintains her love for the deposed grand duke (Charles Farrell) she was once ordered to kill. For director Raoul Walsh, it’s another opportunity to create a rollicking adventure film, with Grigori Rasputin and Leon Trotsky among the supporting characters. Fun fact: During his 1917 American exile, the real Trotsky worked as an electrician in Fox’s New York studio. Piano accompaniment by Makia Matsumura.

Where: Museum of Modern Art
11 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019
Directions: http://www.moma.org/visit/plan/gettinghere
Nearest Subway: 5 Ave/53 St on M/V, 57 St on F, 47-50 Sts on B/D/F/M

Admission: $12 ($10 for senior citizens, $8 for students / free for Museum members)
Buy tickets online: https://www.showclix.com/event/f-28520-Romance-of-the-Underworl/listing
Admission to the day’s film program is free for Museum ticket holders, but separate screening tickets are required. A film admission ticket does not include admission to the Museum galleries. The price of a film admission ticket may be applied toward the price of a Museum admission ticket or MoMA membership within 30 days.
https://www.moma.org/visit/film

Friday May 11th, 2018 by Makia Matsumura
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