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Films on Friday Special Screening: Porgy and Bess (1959)

July 26 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

In conjunction with the exhibition The Charleston Renaissance, the Morris will host a special screening of a rarely-seen film version of Porgy and Bess, the “folk opera” by George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, and DuBose Heyward. The original production opened on stage in 1935 and was based on DuBose Heyward’s 1925 novel Porgy and the 1927 nonmusical stage adaptation that Heyward (the major literary…

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