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Exclusive vintage film projection in Library Auditorium, WEDNESDAY, March 29, 3pm

The BYU Motion Picture Archive this week is screening a 16mm print of REAP THE WILD WIND (1942) as part of the ongoing “Archive Afternoons” on WEDNESDAY at 3pm in the Library Auditorium.

Come celebrate the 80th anniversary of the film premiere!!!!

Come celebrate Cecil B. DeMille!       

A renowned Director and Producer whose papers we have in Special Collections

REAP THE WILD WIND stars Ray Milland, Paulette Goddard and John Wayne.

An adventure set on the high seas.

Academy Award winner for special effects in 1942!

Nominated for Best Cinematography and Best Art Direction.

Released shortly after the United States' entry into 2, REAP THE WILD WIND was wildly successful at the box office.

Come see what audiences were drawn to in 1942!

***March 29 3pm Library Auditorium, first floor***

The film series:

All are invited to attend an exclusive vintage screening on 16mm celluloid. View the film print with an audience, see how projection worked, learn about the materiality of the medium, as well as discuss a film in its context: historical, technological, political, and aesthetic.

Come see the film on celluloid and talk through some history.