Archive Classics Series: BAD BASCOMB (1946) — Friday, November 3, 7:30pm – Library Auditorium

This semester’s presentation for the ARCHIVE CLASSICS FILM SERIES is BAD BASCOMB from 1946.

This series features the presentation of cinematic gems held in the BYU MOTION PICTURE ARCHIVE.

These films are esteemed to be of particular importance to BYU Students, focusing on depictions, representations, and expressions of latter-day saints in the medium of the cinema.

This 1946 Hollywood film follows a murdering bank robber who hides among a Mormon wagon train to escape the authorities in the territory.

He will undergo a surprising transformation through his time among the saints.

A rarely seen Hollywood depiction of latter-day saints in quite a positive light.

And our special guest will be the celebrated Joseph Spencer of the religion department.

You don’t want to miss this.

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