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From this Era: Popular Films in the 1960s

Fall 2018

Bonnie and Clyde, 1967

Former Northwestern student Warren Beatty starred as con man Clyde Barrow in this biographical crime film.

The Graduate, 1967

This groundbreaking rom-com featured William Daniels ’50 as the father of protagonist Benjamin Braddock, played by Dustin Hoffman. 

Planet of the Apes, 1968

Astronaut George Taylor, played by Charlton Heston ’45, encountered a species of intelligent apes when he traveled to a mysterious planet in this sci-fi thriller.

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