N.Y. film series honors 1907 graduate, director Allan Dwan

by Julie Hail Flory

The work of classic Hollywood director Allan Dwan, a 1907 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, is the topic of a special film series concluding this week at the Walter Reade Theater in New York.p. “The Last of the Pioneers: Allan Dwan” is a 20-film series showcasing a sampling of Dwan’s movies, which include such titles as “Heidi” (1937), “Suez” (1938), “Brewster’s Millions” (1945) and “Sands of Iwo Jima” (1949). Presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the series will end Thursday (March 6) with Dwan’s final film, “The Most Dangerous Man Alive” (1961).p.

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