Webster University Film Series Presents The Hoodlum Priest
January 4, 2012
What: Don Murray (Bus Stop) and Keir Dullea (2001: A Space Odyssey) deliver "honest, heartfelt" (Time) performances in this true-life story of a St. Louis hero. Reverend Charles Dismas Clark (Murray) is a man of the cloth who fights a never-ending battle to give ex-convicts a chance for a better life. His efforts are jeopardized, however, when a young parolee becomes caught in a tragic, horrifying conflict. As the wheels of justice turn, Clark's ideals are put to the ultimate test and a young man's very life hangs in the balance. Filmed in Jefferson City and St. Louis, MO. (Irvin Kershner, 1961, USA, 101 min.)
When: Weekend, January 6, 7 & 8 at 7:30 pm
For more information please visit the Film Series website.
Where: Webster University, Winifred Moore Auditorium, 470 E. Lockwood, Webster Groves, MO 63119
Cost: $6 for general public; $5 senior citizens (60+), students from other schools, and Webster University alums; $4 for Webster University staff and faculty unless otherwise noted
The Webster University Film Series receives funding from the Regional Arts Commission and the Missouri Arts Council - a state agency.
With its home campus in St. Louis, Webster University is the only Tier 1, private, non-profit U.S.-based University providing a network of international residential campuses. Founded in 1915, Webster University’s campus network today includes metropolitan, military and corporate locations around the world, as well as traditional campuses in Asia, Europe and North America. The university is committed to delivering high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.