Starring Raymond Massey and Cedric Hardwicke, the film predicts a war with Germany almost immediately, but it didn’t end until 1970.
Then, there is an epidemic of disease and warmongering, followed by shimmering progress, and finally a moon expedition in 2036.
“While this movie is often dismissed as rather preachy,” said Grayson, “the original print seen here boasts stunning photography, and the direction by award-winning William Cameron Menzies is nothing short of spectacular.”
Admission is $5, concessions $1. The center is located at 2450 Shelby St.
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