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Egyptian Theatre | Q&A with actor Susan Kohner. Moderated by Foster Hirsch.
Book signing with author Foster Hirsch for his new book, Hollywood and the Movies of the Fifties, prior to the screening at 2:00pm, in partnership with the Larry Edmunds Bookshop
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Lana Turner, Sandra Dee, and John Gavin discover that it takes the realities of life to help us discover who we truly are in this classic, stirring drama of ambition directed by Douglas Sirk. Featuring Susan Kohner as Sarah Jane, a troubled teenager caught between dueling identities in the complicated social landscape of mid-century America.
DISTRIBUTOR: Universal Pictures
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