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Films
The Fallen Idol (1948)
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Classic Film Series
Michael Korda
Fri, May 2nd, 2014 | 7:00 pm

TICKETS

This event is part of the New-York Historical Society's spring 2014 Free Fridays programs, sponsored by Bank of America. Entrance to the film series is free during the Museum's Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6 – 8 pm). No advanced reservations. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 pm. New-York Historical Society members receive priority.

EVENT DETAILS

Justice in Film
Join us for the New-York Historical Society’s film series, featuring opening remarks by notable directors, writers, actors, and historians. This series will explore how film has tackled social conflict, morality, and the perennial struggles between right and wrong that are waged from the highest levels of government to the smallest of local communities.

The Fallen Idol (1948)
Author Michael Korda explores Carol Reed’s award-winning British drama in which an impressionable child’s innocence is challenged when his butler is accused of murder. Produced by Alexander Korda. Directed by Carol Reed. Starring Ralph Richardson, Michèle Morgan, Sonia Dresdel, Bobby Henrey. 95 min.

SPEAKER BIO

Michael Korda is a best-selling author and the former Editor-in-Chief of Simon & Schuster. As an editor, he worked with an incredible array of authors, including Presidents Carter, Reagan, and Nixon, as well as Kirk Douglas, Larry King, and David McCullough.

LOCATION

The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

 

The New-York Historical Society is grateful to Bank of America for its generous support of all Free Fridays programs.

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