Event — New-York Historical Society

Film: “The Shop Around the Corner” (1940)

Where: The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society

170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

When: Friday, December 11, 2015, 7:00 pm

Bernard and Irene Schwartz Classic Film Series

Featuring: David Denby

Justice in Film

Details: Join us for the New-York Historical Society’s film series, featuring opening remarks by notable directors, writers, actors, and historians. This series explores how film has tackled social conflict, morality, and the perennial struggles between right and wrong that are waged from the highest levels of government to the smallest local communities.

“The Shop Around the Corner” (1940)

In this romantic drama, two argumentative coworkers have no idea that they are also each other’s romantically involved pen pals. Directed by Ernst Lubitsch. Starring James Stewart, Margaret Sullavan, Frank Morgan. 99 min.

Remarks: David Denby has been a staff writer and film critic at The New Yorker since 1998. Prior to joining the magazine he was the film critic for New York magazine and was the recipient of a National Magazine Award. Kati Marton is an award-winning journalist, human rights activist, and author of several books.

Cost: Included with Museum Admission

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