Sunday Matinee & Film Discussion: The Best of Everything (1959, 121 minutes)

Date/Time

Sep 10, 2017
01:00 PM until 03:30 PM

Description

Discussion led by Shelly Reuben

During the years before she was published, Shelly Reuben worked at various advertising agencies in New York City and experienced first-hand the excitement and drama of life as it is portrayed in The Best of Everything. In this romantic movie, three ambitious women of 1950s Manhattan contend with romantic disappointments, office politics, and the threat that their dreams for a fulfilling career will be cut short by marriage, children, and inertia. Inspired by Mac Conner’s illustrations, this screening and talk will draw comparisons between Conner’s imagery of women and the lifestyle, fashion, and careers of women.

Image: Illustration for “Strictly Respectable” in Redbook, August 1953. Mac Conner (born 1913). Gouache on illustration board. © Mac Conner. Courtesy of the artist.

Cost

Free

Location

View map Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE

Additional Information

County:

New Castle County

Neighborhood:

Wilmington

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