Universal Pictures: Celebrating 100 Years
(Erich von Stroheim, United States, 1919, 35mm, 92 min)
Thursday, Nov 08 at 08:00PM
In 1919, film tycoon Carl Laemmle took a risk on an inexperienced but earnest director: Erich von Stroheim, who would one day be one of the most famous names of the silent era. Blind Husbands propelled him to stardom, telling the story of an Austrian cavalryman who attempts to seduce an American doctor's wife. The story's moral grey areas and precise cinematography made it a masterpiece in 1919 and kept it as such long after the end of the silent era. Fans of psychological mind-benders won't be able to forget Blind Husbands. With a live score!
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122