This screening is part of the Classic Films series "Hollywood Biopics under the Hays Code."
Classic Film: Madame CurieSkirball Cultural Center (2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA) Map it Free
Nominated for seven Academy Awards, Madame Curie follows the famed scientist and her husband down their path towards the discovery of radium. Although their journey is fraught with adversity and skepticism from the scientific community, the scientists are buoyed by their love for one another. But after winning the Nobel Prize, tragedy threatens the progression of their life’s work. Directed by Mervyn Leroy. (1943, 124 min. No MPAA rating.)
This screening is part of the Classic Films series "Hollywood Biopics under the Hays Code": After the introduction of the Hays Code in 1930, which set a standard of “moral” guidelines for American film, some of Hollywood’s film studio giants responded by producing blockbuster biopics of famous individuals who triumphed in the face of adversity. Sit back, relax, and get inspired!