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Monday, March 5, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018
1:30 p.m.
Dryden Theatre
Senior Matinee. In a career laden with personality and business clashes, Erich von Stroheim never faced any like those surrounding Queen Kelly, his final silent film, starring Gloria Swanson and financed—with an ever-ballooning budget—by Swanson’s then-lover Joseph P. Kennedy. The entire production was turbulent, to say the least, and von Stroheim was furiously dismissed by Swanson before the project’s completion.