MHS Film Club: The Bostonians
Jim Vrabel and Susan Wilson
Join historians Jim Vrabel and Susan Wilson, as they discuss 1984’s The Bostonians, starring Vanessa Redgrave, Christopher Reeve, and Madeleine Potter. It is the film adaptation of the 1886 novel by Henry James, and tells the story of a Boston feminist and a conservative Southern lawyer as they contend for the heart and mind of a girl unsure of her future. Watch the film at home and discuss your thoughts with us! The Bostonians is available through Tubi, Amazon Video, Google Video, iTunes, YouTube, and other streaming sites.