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THE ITALIAN STRAW HAT

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Part of the seriesTHE FRENCH OLD WAVE

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LIVE PIANO ACCOMPANIMENT BY STEVE STERNER

(1928, René Clair) Okay, so en route to his wedding, Albert Préjean’s horse eats a lady’s straw hat — only trouble is, Olga Tschechowa is not trysting with her husband, her intimidating officer lover demands a replacement, and Préjean’s own wedding party is waiting. Approx. 105min. 35mm.

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