Polly Bergen: Her Movies and Memorable Moments
Join us for a special evening with award-winning actress, singer, and entrepreneur Polly Bergen and longtime friend, renowned film critic/writer Rex Reed. In a candid conversation, Mr. Reed will interview Ms. Bergen about her films, her passions and the challenges of being a woman during the Hollywood hey days followed by a screening of Ms. Bergen’s film, Cape Fear.
6pm – Reception with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cash bar
7pm – Onstage conversation between Polly Bergen and Rex Reed
8pm – Film screening, Cape Fear
Tickets available online, in person or by calling (860) 838-4100 during museum hours.
Seniors and Students, $13
Insider Access, $5
In this classic psychological thriller, a sadistic ex-con is determined to stalk and terrify the loving family of the small-town lawyer who put him in jail years earlier.
1962. USA. 106 min. Not Rated. B&W. Directed by J. Lee Thompson. Starring Polly Bergen, Gregory Peck and Robert Mitchum.
“Cape Fear is a technical and stylistic masterpiece that is not without subtlety.” -Chris Hughes