A blog about an actress, silent film, and the Jazz Age; and occasionally the Denishawn Dance Company, writer Frank Wedekind, his character Lulu, Weimar Germany, Hollywood, the state of Kansas, books, music, art, history and other things sometimes only tangentially related to the heart of the matter, written on a regular basis by Thomas Gladysz, Director of the LBS.
On this day in 1931, Pandora's Box screens in Newark, New Jersey
On this day in 1931, Pandora's Box (with
a synchronized soundtrack) began a short run at the Little theater in
Newark, New Jersey. The occasion marked the last known screening of the
film in the United States until the 1950's. Pictured below is
an advertisement for the occasion.