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Duel in the SunMAKING MOVIES FILM SERIES THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 7 P.M.
The Harry Ransom Center kicks off its Making Movies Film Series with King Vidor'sDuel in the Sun (1946), featuring Jennifer Jones and Gregory Peck, on Thursday, June 10, at 7 p.m.
This epic western, nicknamed "Lust in the Dust," follows Pearl Chavez when she is sent to live with distant relatives in Texas. Her relationships with the family's two sons, the responsible Jesse and unruly Lewt, lead to family feuds and, ultimately, a duel in the sun.
Please be aware that the Ransom Center's Charles Nelson Prothro Theater has limited seating. Line forms upon arrival of the first person, and doors open 30 minutes in advance.
The Making Movies Film Series highlights films featured in the current Making Movies exhibition. Featuring items from the Ransom Center's extensive film collections, the exhibition reveals the collaborative nature of the filmmaking process and focuses on how the artists involved—from writers to directors, actors to cinematographers—transform the written word into moving image.
Visit the galleries, open until 7 p.m. on Thursdays, before attending the screenings.
138 MINUTES / NOT RATED
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