To celebrate the final weekend of the Paramount centennial program, the Harvard Film Archive invites you to an all-night orgy of six—count ’em, six—pre-Code movies from Paramount, featuring girls about town, “cute brutes,” co-eds at wild parties, Joel McCrea in a swimsuit, Claudette Colbert as Queen of the Nile, Cary Grant and Randolph Scott in a ménage a trois, and more. Plus shorts and surprises to last until dawn!
Girls About TownDirected by George Cukor.
With Kay Francis, Joel McCrea, Lilyan Tashman.
US, 1931, 35mm, black & white, 80 min.
She Done Him WrongDirected by Lowell Sherman.
With Mae West, Cary Grant, Owen Moore.
US, 1933, 35mm, black & white, 66 min.
White WomanDirected by Stuart Walker.
With Carole Lombard, Charles Laughton, Charles Bickford.
US, 1933, 35mm, black & white, 73 min.
CleopatraDirected by Cecil B. DeMille.
With Claudette Colbert, Warren William, Henry Wilcoxon.
US, 1934, 35mm, black & white, 102 min.