Thursday, March 2, 2023 @ 7:00pm
“Baby Face” kicks off a few different movie series at Proctors including our exciting collaboration with Union College Film Studies titled “Breaking the Rules: Great Women of the Pre-Code Era,” curated by Professor Jenelle Troxell. Professor Troxell and her colleagues will introduce several Pre-Code Hollywood classics and participate in an informed Q&A about each film immediately afterward.
“Baby Face” discussant is Lori J. Marso, Doris Zemurray Stone Professor of Modern Literary and Historical Studies/Director of American Studies.
Synopsis: A young woman, sexually exploited all her life, decides to turn the tables and exploit the hapless men at a big city bank – by gleefully seducing her way to the top.
Directed by Alfred E. Green
Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent and Donald Cook
1933. Run time: 1 hour 11 minutes. Not rated.