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(William A. Seiter, 1929)
$6 members, students, seniors
$8 general public
(admission to all talks and screenings)
$30 members, students, seniors
$35 general public
Why Be Good? is a showcase for Colleen Moore, one of the brightest stars of the silent era. Here she plays a free-spirited flapper who finds herself romantically involved with the son of her boss, much to the displeasure of her new beau’s family. The film was thought to be lost, but two film historians finally (and heroically) tracked down a print in Italy, the original Vitaphone disc soundtrack in the US, and married the two for the first time since the film’s original release! (90 mins., DCP)
Restored by Warner Bros. at L’Immagine Ritrovata, Bologna, and released by Warner Bros.
SUPPORT FOR CINEMA REVIVAL
Susan Tomasky and Ron Ungvarsky
Robert Gray Palmer and Susan Lee Simms
SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS FOR FILM/VIDEO
Rohauer Collection Foundation
GENERAL SUPPORT FOR THE WEXNER CENTER
Greater Columbus Arts Council
Ohio Arts Council
Why Be Good?