Birchard to Introduce DeMille Program Feb. 13

A scene from Four Frightened People. (Credit: UCLA Film & Television Archive)
A scene from FOUR FRIGHTENED PEOPLE, shot by Karl Struss, ASC. (Credit: UCLA Film & Television Archive)

Film historian and American Cinematographer contributing writer Robert S. Birchard, author of Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood, will introduce a double-feature presentation of DeMille's Four Frightened People (1934) and This Day and Age (1933) at UCLA's Billy Wilder Theater, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., on Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m.

The event is part of the UCLA Film & Television Archive tribute "Cecil B. DeMille: The Greatest Showman," which will run through Feb. 28.

Four Frightened People, shot by Karl Struss, ASC, was recently restored by the UCLA Film & Television Archive from DeMille's own 35mm nitrate print. This Day and Age was shot by Peverell Marley, ASC. 

Both presentations will be 35mm prints. 

Tickets are $10.

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