Niagara

Film/Video

Images courtesy of 20th Century Fox

Niagara

Henry Hathaway, 1953

Ladies of the Chorus

Phil Karlson, (1948)

Classics

Many classic films are just as powerful today as when they were first released. We add such films from many genres to our schedule throughout the season. Many are shown on the occasion of their rereleases, in fresh, new or restored prints.

Thu, Aug 9, 2012 7 PM

"One of the bright spots is Miss Monroe's singing. She is pretty and with her pleasing voice and style, she shows promise."—The Motion Picture Herald on Ladies of the Chorus.

In the rare Technicolor-noir Niagara, young honeymooners at Niagara Falls find themselves mixed up in a murder plot involving a troubled couple played by Monroe and Joseph Cotton. (92 mins., 35mm)

Monroe’s first major role was in Columbia’s Ladies of the Chorus, in which she plays a burlesque dancer who catches the eye of rich socialite Rand Brooks. (61 mins., 35mm)

Ladies of the Chorus begins at 8:40 PM.

Viewing Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection

The Wex is closed Thu, Dec 25, and Thu, Jan 1, but our galleries will be open Fri, Dec 26, through Tue, Dec 30, 10 AM–8 PM. Learn more about our holiday hours here.

Jean Dubuffet, Vaches au pre (Cows in a meadow), 1954

Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection closes Dec 31. Don't miss the exhibition artnet named among the world's 25 "must-see shows."

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