UW Cinematheque: Special Presentations
Vitaphone Rarities | USA | Multiple Formats | 90 min.
Friday, April 21, 2017
4070 Vilas Hall
This collection of five shorts features the Midwest premiere of the recently restored Molly Picon, the Celebrated Character Comedienne (1929, 35mm preservation print courtesy of the UCLA Film & Television Archive) and filmed performances by Bob Wills, the Nicholas Brothers, and others. The program will be introduced by Ron Hutchinson, the director of the Vitaphone Project and Henry Sapoznik, Director of the Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture, who will also provide live musical interludes.