Marius (1931)
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Classic Film Series
Michael Korda
Fri, April 20th, 2018 | 7:00 pm


Justice in Film
Join us for the New-York Historical Society’s film series, featuring opening remarks by notable filmmakers, writers, legal scholars, and historians. Explore how film has tackled social strife, morality, and the perennial struggle between right and wrong—conflicts that manifest across cultures and history.

Marius (1931)
In this French romantic classic about love and adventure on the shores of Marseilles, a man is forced to choose between fulfilling his life’s passion and marrying the woman he loves. (French with English subtitles.) Directed by Alexander Korda. Starring Raimu, Pierre Fresnay, Orane Demazis. 127 min.


Michael Korda, nephew of Marius director Alexander Korda, is Editor in Chief Emeritus of Simon & Schuster. His latest book is Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat into Victory.


Entrance to the film series is included with Museum Admission during New-York Historical’s Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6–8 pm). No advance reservations. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 pm. New-York Historical Society Members receive priority.


The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

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