New York State Writers Institute - Classic Film Series

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Don Juan

October 25, 1999 (Friday) at 7:30 p.m.
Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue
(Free and Open to the Public)

(American, 1926, 126 minutes, b&w, 16 mm)
(Silent with soundtrack and sound effects)

Directed by Alan Crosland
Starring John Barrymore, Mary Astor, Willard Louis

The legendary Great Profile, John Barrymore, is at the top of his hand-kissing cavalier womanizing form in this adventure-romance set in the time of the cunning and evil Lucretia and Cesare Borgia. DON JUAN was the first silent to be released with sound effects and synchronized music.