Duck Soup Cinema: The Wind
Presented By Overture Center • Duck Soup Cinema

The Wind

Duck Soup Cinema

Thu, Mar 7

Capitol Theater: $10

Thu 03/07/19 7:00 PM

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Add to Calendar 03/07/2019 07:00 PM 03/07/2019 09:00 PM America/Chicago Duck Soup Cinema: The Wind This acclaimed 1928 film was star Lillian Gish’s last of the silent era. In it she plays Letty, a fragile woman who travels to Texas to live with unpleasant relatives, contending with a bad marriage, murder and persistent desert wind. As tensions grow, and undesirable admirers become insistent, Letty psychologically breaks down, culminating in tragedy. Capitol Theater, Overture Center for the Arts info@overturecenter.org false MM/DD/YYYY


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This acclaimed 1928 film was star Lillian Gish’s last of the silent era. In it she plays Letty, a fragile woman who travels to Texas to live with unpleasant relatives, contending with a bad marriage, murder and persistent desert wind. As tensions grow, and undesirable admirers become insistent, Letty psychologically breaks down, culminating in tragedy.

Organist: Jelani Eddington

This special screening may not be appropriate for children and will not include vaudeville acts or door prizes.


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Overture’s Duck Soup Cinema silent film series is nationally known for providing an authentic and rare silent film experience in the historic Capitol Theater, which celebrated its 90th anniversary in January 2018. As these films were released nearly a century ago, please be aware they may depict some of the theatric and social conventions of the time including material that may be considered socially insensitive today.