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"The City of Nets and Traps: The Hollywood That Orson Welles Discovered" | Peter Decherney
Wed, May 17, 2023 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library
Part Two of the Seven-Part Special Lecture Series: Orson Welles & The Golden Age of Hollywood
Peter Decherney is a Professor of Cinema Studies and English at the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the Director of the Cinema Studies Program and the Faculty Director of Penn’s Online Learning Initiative. His presentation will focus on the way that the Hollywood dream factory functioned at the time that Welles arrived. He will also discuss the personality and style of the major Hollywood studios at this time. Among his six published books is Hollywood: A Very Short Introduction.
Tickets are not required, but please RSVP on Eventbrite or email Dick Levinson at firstname.lastname@example.org for this and other dates in the series.
(Event will be held in person at Parkway Central's Montgomery Auditorium)