COURTSHIP OF THE NEWT, THE

COURTSHIP OF THE NEWT, THE


Shown as part of the Ocean Film Series

THE COURTSHIP OF THE NEWT (USA, 1938, 8 min.)

Pseudo-scientist Benchley offers an explanation of the mysterious, vanishing creature, the newt. Directed by Roy Rowland.

Introduced by Brian Taves, Staff Member, Library of Congress and author of The Romance of Adventure: The Genre of Historical Adventure in the Movies.

Shown with OLD IRONSIDES

Ticket/Reservation Info:

FREE. Seating is limited to 60 seats. Reservations must be made by phone, beginning one week before the first screening.  Call 202-707-5677 during business hours (Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.).  Reserved seats must be claimed at least 10 minutes before show time, after which standbys will be admitted to unclaimed seats.

Library of Congress, Mary Pickford Theater

Madison Building, Third Floor

101 Independence Ave., SE

(METRO: Capitol South)

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