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Arthur and Lillie

USA, 1975 (MIFF 1977)

Director: Jon Else, Steven Kovacs, Kristine Samuelson

A film about Arthur and Lillie Mayer, 89 and 86 years old and still young. Arthur can remember being taken to the first movie show in America, in 1895; Lillie was among the first American suffragettes. Arthur Mayer reminisces about his famous publicity stunts for Paramount, his Broadway horror film theatre, and beginning the importation of great European films with Rossellini's Open City.

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