THE SHOWMAN AND THE HERO

THE SHOWMAN AND THE HERO
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Thursday, Feb 27th - 9:00pm
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"The Showman and The Hero" follows Hollywood producer Jesse L. Lasky on his 20-year quest to make a film about Sergeant Alvin C. York, the greatest hero of World War I. Lasky, a founder of Paramount Pictures, was by 1940 an independent producer in need of a hit movie. This is a fascinating account of how a determined filmmaker brought one of America's most treasured stories to the screen.

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