Course Description

IN PERSON: This course will examine why 1939 is recognized by many as Hollywood's greatest year. We will cover 19 films from that year, both blockbusters, like "Gone With the Wind," "The Wizard of Oz," "Stagecoach" and "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," and other great films, such as "Goodbye, Mr. Chips," "Dark Victory" and "Ninotchka." The course will include some film clips and discussion about the actors and the people behind the camera who created this amazing run of films. We will also discover some interesting facts about those involved in these films. Students will walk away with a greater understanding of why 1939 is known as Hollywood's greatest year. | Lecture + Q&A, Facilitated discussion.

Max enrollment: 50.

Location: Judea Reform Congregation, 1933 W. Cornwallis Rd, Durham NC 27705

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1939, Hollywood's Greatest Year
Classroom - In Person
3:30PM to 5:00PM
Feb 13, 2024 to Mar 19, 2024
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Please note: Students may choose to watch the films independently, but it is not required.

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