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Prince of Foxes.
Photography by Twentieth Century Fox.
Prince of Foxes
(1949, 107 minutes)
Director: Henry King
Based on the Samuel Shellabarger novel of the same title, this classic film stars Orson Welles as Cesare Borgia, the corrupt and power-hungry duke, who, with his sister, plots to expand his sphere of influence in Renaissance Italy. Borgia's scheme is complicated when his servant Andrea Zoppo (Tyrone Power), masquerading as a member of the noble Orsini family, ingratiates himself with the Count of Citta del Monte and falls in love with his wife (Wanda Hendrix). This screening coincides with the exhibition Rome After Raphael.
Friday, April 9, 2010, 7 p.m.
Films are free with museum admission. Tickets are available at the Admission Desk on the day of the screening. Advance reservations for Morgan Members only.
Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail for information.