Wednesday, February 20, 2019
5:30 pm–7:20 pm
Harry and Mildred Remis Auditorium (Auditorium 161)
Ticket Required

Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer (USA, 1945, 87 min.). Digital.

Edgar Ulmer’s hallucinatory version of Hamlet takes place in a Los Angeles sanitarium, where a young man (Lydon) has dreams of his mother (Eilers) being seduced by a stranger—who promptly appears in the wolfish form of Warren William.

Preceded by:

Newsreel: News of the Day, Vol. 17, No. 288 (USA, 1945, 8 min.). Digital.

Cartoon: Grampy’s Indoor Outing, directed by Dave Fleischer (USA, 1936, 7 min.). Digital.

Digital restorations provided by UCLA Film and Television Archive. Synopsis courtesy of MoMA.

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Wheelchair accessible

Past Dates and Times

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Ticket Information

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975 ($6 processing fee applies); to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.

Ticketing Policies


Purchase tickets to three or more regularly priced films at once and get $3 off each ticket. Discount automatically applies at checkout. This discount is not applicable on past purchases. All tickets must be purchased at the same time within the same order for discount to apply.

Groups of 10 or more are eligible for discounted tickets for most of our films. For more information, please call 617-369-3310.

University Members can purchase $5 same-day tickets in person for regularly priced screenings. Valid student ID required, limit of one ticket per ID.