Helene Kapan: 'Dracula' and 'Freaks'


Location: Rear of Aarnun Gallery, 99 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena


Helene Kaplan, this evening's special guest, presents a screening of two of director Tod Browning's classic works - Dracula and Freaks. Ms. Kaplan is an independent filmmaker from New York City; she received her FA at Columbia University with a thesis on Tod Browning and has lectured extensively on the horror film genre. Formerly a film archivist for the New York Jazz Museum and film curator for Anthology Film Archives, Ms. Kaplan is presently a consultant for the American Federation of Arts in New York.[Source: Original Program Notes, 1977]