364 Manville Road
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Description: A typically riotous Danny Kaye mistaken-identity comedy. He plays a shill in a traveling medicine show who is first arrested by officials in an isolated village and then mistaken for the authority figure of the title. Hijinks, Kaye's trademark nonsense songs, and slapstick comedy abound, and it's all tied up in a happy ending. 1949. 102 min. Not rated.
Venue Description: As a nonprofit institution offering film education every day of the year, the Jacob Burns Film Center screens first-run independent films, previews, classic films, and documentaries from around the world, while promoting 21st-century literacy and striving to convey the brilliance and power of film. Beyond its theater complex, the center includes the 27,000-square-foot Media Arts Lab, with a fully equipped soundstage, recording studio, 60-seat screening room, and 16 editing suites. More than 150 directors, actors, and scholars address the center's audiences each year. The Burns offers additional instructional programs to students in grades 3-12 and those in college. The Center also provides outreach programs, including Family Films and Matinees for Seniors.
The Jacob Burns Film Center is located at 364 Manville Road in Pleasantville, NY, and the Media Arts Lab is located at 405 Manville Road. The box is open daily, opening one hour prior to the first film of the day and closing 15 minutes after the start of the last scheduled film. For more information: 914-747-5555 or burnsfilmcenter.org.
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