American Studies presents The Purple Rose of Cairo: April 21st at 7pm

The American Studies Program presents, Hollywood and the Great Depression, a 4-part film series introduced by Dr. Leo F. O'Connor, Director of American Studies.

All films will be screened on Wednesdays at 7 pm in the Multimedia Room of the DiMenna-Nyselius Library.

For more information, please call Marion White at (203) 254-4000, ext. 3021 or email:


Awards:  Nominee, Academy Award, Best Screenplay, 1985 (Original), Woody Allen
Nominee, Golden Globe, Best Motion Picture, 1986 (Musical or Comedy)

photo courtesy of ORION/Hamill, Brian/The Kobal Collection from Image Cinema Gallery database.