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Scene from film, hand colored, is depicted. Two figures in bedroom, a man and a woman. Man, in suit, has hand bandaged; woman, in frilly red frock, sits on bed. Title of film is at blue band across the bottom.
Salt to the Devil

Film Loans from the Library of Congress: January 2023

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Here are some of the titles from the Library’s motion picture collections–many preserved by the NAVCC film laboratory–that we’re loaning for exhibition this month. As always, we can’t guarantee that schedules won’t change or links get broken, but this is our best information at the time of publication.


Fool’s Paradise (1921); DCP      January 3 and 21, 2023






FILMPODIUM      Zürich, Switzerland

LIGHTS OF OLD BROADWAY (1925); 35mm print      January 7, 2023






SAG HARBOR CINEMA      Sag Harbor, New York

THE DEAD (1987); 35mm      January 6, 2023






Arsenal  Institut für Film und Videokunst e.V.    Berlin, Germany

PILGRIM, FAREWELL (1982); 35mm      January 9 + 13, 2023

DYING (1974); 16mm      January 15, 2023





WAITING TO EXHALE (1997); 35mm      January 10, 2023






Museum of Modern Art      New York, New York

THE LETTER (1929); 35mm      January 13 +25, 2023

I MARRIED A WITCH (1942); DCP      January 13+ 30, 2023





SALT TO THE DEVIL (1949); 35mm      January 26, 2023







  1. An interesting group of loan-outs but the surprise for me is C.B. DeMille’s FOOL’S PARADISE (1921). I thought I knew all of CB’s silent output, but I draw a blank with this one. Hoping it can become available on home video.

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