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  • Summer Cinema Series

College of Arts, Media & Communication

  • 2014 Summer Cinema Series

    All shows start at 7:30 p.m. in the Glasrud Auditorium of MSUM’s Weld Hall. Pre-show organ music begins at 7:15. Admission is $4.

    Monday, July 7


    Clara Bow - ITClara Bow, Antonio Moreno, William Austin
    (1920; 77 minutes), Romantic comedy
    Directed by Louis J. Gasnier
    Shopgirl Betty Lou has designs on Cyrus Waltham, the handsome owner of the department store where she works. Waltham, though, doesn't know Betty Lou exists. In hopes of attracting Waltham's attention, she accepts a date with his best friend, Monty, under the condition that they dine at the Ritz, where Waltham also has a dinner date that evening. Her plan works, and soon she and Waltham are contemplating marriage. The romance cools when a newspaper reporter mistakenly writes a story depicting Betty Lou as an unwed mother. Credit:

    Monday, July 14

    The Three Musketeers

    Three MusketeersDouglas Fairbanks, Adolphe Menjou, Mary MacLaren, Nigel De Brulier
    (1921; 120 minutes), Action/adventure
    Directed by Fred Niblo
    The young Gascon D'Artagnan arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of three of the most respected and feared Musketeers, Porthos, Aramis, and Athos. Together they fight to save France and the honor of a lady from the machinations of the powerful Cardinal Richelieu. Credit:

    Monday, July 21

    The Lost World

    Lost WorldWallace Beery, Bessie Love, Lloyd Hughes
    (1925; 106 minutes), Fantasy/adventure
    Directed by Harry O. Hoyt
    Explorer Professor Challenger is taking quite a beating in the London press, thanks to his claim that living dinosaurs exist in the far reaches of the Amazon. Newspaper reporter Edward Malone learns that this claim originates from a diary given to him by fellow explorer Maple White's daughter, Paula. Malone's paper funds an expedition to rescue Maple White, who has been marooned at the top of a high plateau. Joined by renowned hunter John Roxton, and others, the group goes to South America, where they do indeed find a plateau inhabited by prehistoric creatures, one of which they even manage to bring back to London with them Credit:

    Monday, July 28

    Silent comedy shorts

    by Keaton, Chaplin, Lloyd, Laurel & Hardy