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The American West in Film

Film scholar Kevin L. Stoehr introduces an afternoon of silent film classics: The Great Train Robbery (1903), directed by Edwin S. Porter; Was He a Coward? (1911), directed by D. W. Griffith; and Hell's Hinges (1916), directed by Charles Swickard, with William S. Hart.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition The American West in Bronze, 1850–1925.

Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.

Free with Museum admission

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The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium and the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education are equipped with infrared sound enhancement systems (with headsets and neck loops). To obtain a headset or neck loop please ask an usher. Headsets and neck loops are available free of charge with identification. Real-time captioning is also available upon request.