The Strong Man

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The Strong Man, 1926 © First National Pictures

(1926, dir. Frank Capra, 75 mins., NR)
The collaboration between the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra and IMA continues with a Valentine’s Day screening of The Strong Man - the first feature-length film directed by Frank Capra. Paul Bergot (Harry Landon) becomes pen-pals with Mary Brown (Pricilla Bonner) during The Great War and quickly falls in love with her. Once the war is over, Bergot travels to America as the assistant to vaudevillian strongman “Zandow the Great” and begins his search for Mary. Will he ever find her? Kirk Trevor, conductor and Eric Grayson, projectionist.

Come early and enjoy dinner in the IMA Café, with a full menu available until 7 pm, and “grab and go” options available until 7:30 pm.

This performance will be assigned seating. Online sales will be placed in the best available seat(s), if you have a seating preference, please call 317-955-2339.

Promotional support for Winter Nights Film Series is provided by

The Strong Man Indianapolis Museum of Art 4000 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis, IN