Stage Fright (1950)
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Classic Film Series
Ron Simon, Dale Gregory
Fri, March 6th, 2020 | 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.

Stage Fright (1950)
An aspiring actress tries to help her friend prove his innocence when he is accused of murdering the husband of a famous stage star, but suspicions begin to mount when the accused’s story doesn’t quite add up. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Starring Jane Wyman, Marlene Dietrich, Michael Wilding, Richard Todd. 110 min.


Ron Simon is curator of television and radio at the Paley Center for Media. Dale Gregory is vice president for public programs at the New-York Historical Society.


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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