Queen Of The Movies / I Do… Do? / Susan Seizer’s ‘Road Comics’

A documentary film follows the lives of three stand-up comedians/ Artists interpret the icon of matrimony/A silent film star dominates the screen.

comedian Stewart Huff on stage

Photo: Courtesy of Road Comics

Stewart Huff

This week on Artworks:

In the documentary Road Comics Susan Seizer follows the lives of comics trying to make it on the Mid-America circuit. She’ll talk with Annie Corrigan about the film and what drew her to these comedians.

Also on the program,

Film historian Christel Schmidt who will present a screening of the Mary Pickford film Sparrows at the IU Cinema She’ll talk with Adam Schwartz about the different facets of the movie star’s life and career found in her new book Mary Pickford, Queen of the Movies.

And just in time for the spring wedding season, an exhibition in Bloomington offers some insight for those thinking about proposing marriage to an artist.

Stories On This Episode

Beyond The Plain Gold Band: An Artistic Proposal

Just in time for the spring wedding season, the exhibition "I Do...Do I?" showcases IU jewelry makers’ own take on the most iconic piece of jewelry.

Mary Pickford: Still Queen of the Movies

Christel Schmidt in black sleeveless outfit, brick wall behind her

Film historian Christel Schmidt gave two talks about Mary Pickford before a screening of "Sparrows" at the IU Cinema.

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