Need Talking Points about "A Page of Madness"

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Need Talking Points about "A Page of Madness"

PostMon Jan 08, 2018 7:35 pm

I am hosting a public screening of "A Page of Madness" at the end of this month. The audience will most likely consist of college students. For the screenings I have done in the past I have a Program that I hand out that contains some information (never giving anything away about the plot) and also I give a brief talk beforehand. For instance, my last screening was "Behind the Door" and I had lots of good information about the restoration and how it came about, etc.

For "A Page of Madness" I watched the bonus material on the Flicker Alley disk for "Cinema Then/Cinema Now" where it talked about the film thought being lost in a studio fire in 1950 but then a negative turning up 2 years later which brought the film back. But, beyond that I am struggling really with any good little facts or history of the film or people behind it. Does anyone please have any material that I could put into a program and/or talk to the audience prior to the screening?

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Re: Need Talking Points about "A Page of Madness"

PostMon Jan 08, 2018 8:05 pm

“The past is never dead. It's not even past” - Faulkner.

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