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3rd Mondays Talking Talkies with John Boschen: Jezebel (1938)


About This Event

Join movie historian John Boshen as we explore one of the great pre-code talkies of the 30’s the romantic drama Jezebel featuring Bette Davis (All About Eve) in her breakout role across from a youthful and imposing Henry Fonda (12 Angry Men). In 2009 The Library of congress preserved the film in the National Film Registry. Nominated for 5 Academy awards it won for Best Actress Bette Davis and Best Supporting Actress Fay Bainter (State Fair).

In 1850s Louisiana, Julie Marsden, a spoiled Southern belle who risks losing her suitor with her impetuous behavior. Engaged to successful banker Preston Dillard, Julie pushes him away with her arrogant and contrary ways, leading to a scandalous scene at a major social event and his subsequent departure. When Preston eventually returns and Julie attempts to win him back, she discovers that it may be too late.

CAST: Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, George Brent, Margaret Lindsay, Donald Crisp, Fay Bainter

DIRECTOR: William Wyler

RUN TIME: 103 min

Event Details

Date & Time: November 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Event Cost: $8.50 – $10.50
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Event Venue

Venue Name: Greenfield Garden Cinema
Phone: 413-774-4881
361 Main St.
Greenfield, MA 01301 United States