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Historical Society to explore the origins of film

Cortlandt Hull’s great aunt, actress Josephine Hull on the Warner Brothers set of “Arsenic & Old Lace” with Cary Grant, directed by Frank Capra.

A very visual program presented by film historians Cortlandt Hull and Bob Adamczyk, will explore the origins of film, from the turn of the century until the early 1940’s.

From the silent era to sound, plus the development of Technicolor, the advent of sound in films, and early special effects, such as stop motion animation. Segments shown on film, as well as video.

Watch Cortlandt Hull’s great aunt, actress Josephine Hull on the Warner Brothers set of “Arsenic & Old Lace” with Cary Grant, directed by Frank Capra.

Be sure to take your camera,  there will be original movie props and memorabilia on display.

The program will be shown on April 27th at 7:00 pm at The Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street, Bristol.

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