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The Essentials: Of Human Bondage (1934)

A young man finds himself attracted to a cold
and unfeeling waitress who may ultimately destroy them both.
(NR, 84 min.)

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The Essentials: Bette Davis
This quarterly series showcases the “essential” films everyone should see on the big screen. For each month-long program, we’ll screen five films organized by one of the following themes: directors, actors, genres, and eras/movements.

Essential tickets are $9 for Adults, $8 for Students/Seniors and Members get in Free

Summary: This film stars Leslie Howard as sensitive, clubfooted artist-cum-med student Philip Carey. Despite his yearnings for the finer things in life, Carey cannot extricate himself from a mutually-destructive relationship with waitress Mildred Rogers. After an incredible series of emotional disasters, Carey finally finds happiness in the arms of Sally Altheny. [Rotten Tomatoes]

Starring: Bette Davis, Leslie Howard, Frances Dee
Director: John Cromwell
Genre(s): Drama, Romance

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