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Midweek Cinema: The Crowd


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King Vidor Season A film starring
Eleanor Boardman James Murray
'The Crowd laughs with you always but it will cry with you only for a day.'
One of the greatest of Hollywood silent films. The Crowd chronicles the happy and the many not-so-happy days in the marriage of an American couple in New York during the depression years. Made nearly 50 years ago, its realism remains powerful and relevant.
The music to accompany tonight's presentation has been specially selected by CAREY BLYTON.
Screenplay by KING VIDOR and JOHN V. A. WEAVER
Produced and directed by KING VIDOR . Films: page 11


Unknown: Eleanor Boardman
Unknown: James Murray
Unknown: Carey Blyton.
Unknown: John V. A. Weaver
Directed By: King Vidor
Mary: Eleanor Boardman
John: James Murray
Bert: Bert Roach
Jane: Estelle Clark
Jim: Daniel G Tomlinson
Dick: Dell Henderson
Mother: Lucy Beaumont
Junior: Freddy Burke Frederick
Daughter: Alice Mildred Puter

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