To accompany "Fashion Victims: The Pleasures and Perils of Dress in the 19th Century" the Bata Shoe Museum is celebrating launching a new film series - Nineteenth Century Literature in Classic Film. Comprised of classic Hollywood films made in the first half of the 20th century, the BSM is excited to present a film series based on some of the greatest works of literature of the 19th century. Join us on the third Thursday of each month as we celebrate the romance, mystery and adventure of 19th century literature in film!
Thursday October 16, 2014; 6 pm - Les Misérables (1935) Meticulous production of Victor Hugo's classic tale. In early 19th Century France an ex-convict who failed to report to parole is relentlessly pursued over a 20 year period by an obsessive policeman. Starring Fredric March and Charles Laughton.