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18:00 - 21:00 17 April 2013

Land of the Pharaohs (Howard Hawks, 1955)

Location

UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology | (link Map)
Malet Place | London | WC1E 6BT |

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free of charge but registration required
Ticketing: Ticketed

Starring Jack Hawkins, as the builder of the Great Pyramid and Joan Collins as his decadently ambitious young wife this classic slice of Hollywood kitsch is a fascinating attempt by Nobel Prize-winner William Faulkner to breathe new life into the genre. Although only partially successful, it has many memorable elements, not least in its lush cinematography, its denouement, and in providing Collins with the role she was born to play. Introduced by John J Johnston.


Contact

Helen Pike
+44 (0)20 7679 4138 | h.pike@ucl.ac.uk


Links

Booking through the Petrie Museum


Photo of Joan Collins, Land of the Pharaohs