Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028 Map
Sat, May 26, 2018
7:30pm
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Retroformat 2018
#MeToo From the Silent Screen
Sponsored by the George Lucas Family Foundation

“The Social Secretary” (1916, 52 min. Dir. John Emerson) features one of the top stars of the silent era, Norma Talmadge, as Mayme, who makes herself up to be as physically unattractive as possible so she can work without being sexually harassed. The witty script is by the legendary Anita Loos, with direction by John Emerson (WILD AND WOOLLY) and (uncredited) set design and assistant direction by Erich von Stroheim, who also costars, along with Gladden James (THE MYSTERY OF THE DOUBLE CROSS). Plus a great program of silent short subjects to be announced.

With live musical accompaniment by Cliff Retallick.
120 minutes. | Screening format: 8mm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian • Sat, May 26, 2018 • 7:30pm
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