World Records Symposium

Date
Friday, April 21, 2017
Time
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location
Description
The 2017 World Records symposium draws on the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research’s Vitaphone films archive to explore the portrayal of popular and folk musics during the 1920s and 1930s. Vitaphone Project director Ron Hutchinson serves as this year’s keynote speaker and on Friday night will introduce the Midwest premiere of the recently-restored Molly Picon, The Celebrated Character Comedienne (1929), along with live musical performances and shorts from the Vitaphone vaults.
Cost
Free
Contact
890-4818, info@mayrentinstitute.wisc.edu