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"Steffen, James M" <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 14 Sep 2011 18:50:33 +0000
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One of the most eagerly sought pre-Code films, THE STORY OF TEMPLE DRAKE (1933), is showing tonight on TCM at 8:00 pm EST. An adaptation of William Faulkner's 1931 novel _Sanctuary_, it stars Miriam Hopkins and features atmospheric cinematography by Karl Struss.

The transfer broadcast tonight should look beautiful.  According to Lee Tsiantis from Turner Broadcasting, "TCM paid for a broadcast master from MoMA's print materials - which were in great shape, as the film has essentially remained unseen for so long.  Although it's a Paramount film, Fox owns it, as they bought the underlying property, Faulkner's SANCTUARY - & the original film - for a remake in 1960."

James M. Steffen, PhD
Film and Media Studies Librarian
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Marian K. Heilbrun Music and Media Library
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