Saturday, September 3, 2011

Classic Movie Man Teaching at Facets in November

Irene Dunne in I Remember Mama

Stephen Reginald, also known as the Classic Movie Man, will be teaching a class on the films of Irene Dunne at Facets Film School in Chicago. The six-week course begins on Wednesday, November 16, 2011. All classes will meet on Wednesdays, from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. The last class is December 21.

Regular readers of this blog know that Reginald has admired Dunne’s work in film for some time. He’s written no fewer than three posts on Dunne, including “Been There Dunne That,” and “Well Dunne: From Queen of the Weepies to the Queen of Comedy.”

Reginald’s class will feature some of Dunne’s best known work, including Cimarron, The Awful Truth, and I Remember Mama. The complete list of films screened and discussed is listed below.

  • Cimarron (1931) 
  • The Age of Innocence (1934)
  • Theodora Goes Wild (1936)
  • The Awful Truth (1937)
  • The White Cliffs of Dover (1944)
  • I Remember Mama (1949)

For more information about this class and others at Facets Film School, please visit their Web site.

1 comment:

  1. The Facets Film School sounds marvelous, and I'm intrigued by your course. It's a shame I live nearly half a continent away from Chicago. :-)


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