Event | Film and Video Screenings "Never Let Me Go" (MGM, 1953)

Date and Location

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Clark Gable and Gene Tierney star in this Cold War romantic drama in which an American news correspondent (Gable) is kicked out of the Soviet Union for writing some anti-Communist articles while his Russian ballerina wife (Tierney) is not allowed to emigrate. Tierney took extensive ballet lessons for the film from English ballet dancer and choreographer Anton Dolan that paid off in the Swan Lake sequence. The supporting cast includes, Kenneth More, Richard Haydn, Bernard Miles, Belita, and Theodore Bikel. The movie was shot at MGM's British studios and on location in Cornwall. Directed by Delmer Daves and produced by Clarence Brown, the screenplay was based on the novel “Came the Dawn” by Roger Bax.  35mm film print. 94 minutes.

Programs are free and open to the public, but children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Seating at the screenings is on a first-come, first-served basis unless otherwise noted. Short films may be shown before some features.

For general Packard Campus Theater information, call (540) 827-1079 ext. 79994 or (202) 707-9994.