Los Angeles Classic Films Early Report for October 25, 2006

The Los Angeles Classic Films Early Report is a listing of classic films playing in Los Angeles for the next month. We list films made from 1999 back (with a few notable exceptions), playing in theaters, museums, and other locations.

Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Army of Shadows, 1969

Notes: Ultra Rare Screening.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Le Cercle Rouge, 1970

Notes: Ultra Rare Screening.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 10:10pm

Thursday, October 26, 2006

Army of Shadows, 1969

Notes: Ultra Rare Screening.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature

The Penalty, 1920

Notes: Screening.

Director: Wallace Worsley

Theater: Silent Movie Theatre

Showtime: 8pm

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Felix the Cat short: Felix the Cat Eats are West, 1925

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Otto Messmer

Le Cercle Rouge, 1970

Notes: Ultra Rare Screening.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 10:10pm

Friday, October 27, 2006

Army of Shadows, 1969

Notes: Ultra Rare Screening.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Le Cercle Rouge, 1970

Notes: Ultra Rare Screening.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 10:10pm

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, 1975

Notes: Screening of the cult classic, with live enhancement by Sins O’ the Flesh

Director: Jim Sharman

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, October 28, 2006

Army of Shadows, 1969

Notes: Ultra Rare Screening.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 2:10pm, 7:30pm

21 Grams, 2003

Notes: Free admission. A ticket is required and is available at the box office from noon on the day of the event.

Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 4pm

Le Cercle Rouge, 1970

Notes: Ultra Rare Screening.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 4:50pm, 10:10pm

Amores Perros, 2000

Notes: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and various collaborators will discuss their experiences making this film prior to the screening.

Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, 1975

Notes: Midnight Madness at the Rialto

Director: Jim Sharman

Theater: Landmark’s Rialto Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, 1975

Notes: Weekly screening of the cult classic, with live enhancement by Sins O’ the Flesh

Director: Jim Sharman

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Sunday, October 29, 2006

Fright Night, 1985

Notes: Screening.

Director: Tom Holland

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 3:30pm, 7:30pm

Friday the 13th, 1980

Notes: Screening.

Director: Sean S. Cunningham

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5:35pm, 9:35pm

Double Feature

Nine Queens, 2000

Notes: Memorial Tribute to Argentine Director Fabian Bielinsky

Director: Fabian Bielinsky

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

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El Aura, 2005

Notes: Second film in Fabian Bielinsky tribute.

Director: Fabian Bielinsky

Double Feature

Nosferatu, A Symphony of Horrors, 1922

Notes: Screening.

Director: F. W. Murnau

Theater: Silent Movie Theatre

Showtime: 8pm

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Haunted Spooks, 1920

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Directors: Alfred J. Goulding and Hal Roach

Monday, October 30, 2006

Fright Night, 1985

Notes: Screening.

Director: Tom Holland

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Friday the 13th, 1980

Notes: Screening.

Director: Sean S. Cunningham

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:35pm

Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Gaslight, 1944

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Cukor

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

Ghostbusters, 1984

Notes: 70mm print! Followed by a Halloween Party in the Courtyard. Spirited Beverages, Treats, Candlelight Tours of the Haunted Egyptian Theatre, Costume Contest and the chance to sing with live band S.W.E.A.T. Meet the legendary (nearly 90-year-old) founder of Famous Monsters Magazine, Forrest J. Ackerman who will sign his new “monsterography” Classic Universal along with David Marchant, author of Monsterific.

Director: Ivan Reitman

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Fright Night, 1985

Notes: Screening.

Director: Tom Holland

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature

Phantom of the Opera, 1925

Notes: Screening.

Director: Rupert Julian

Theater: Silent Movie Theatre

Showtime: 8pm

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Haunted House, 1921

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Directors: Edward F. Klein and Buster Keaton

Friday the 13th, 1980

Notes: Screening.

Director: Sean S. Cunningham

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:35pm

Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Pink Flamingos, 1972

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Waters

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Female Trouble, 1974

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Waters

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:35pm

Thursday, November 2, 2006

Pink Flamingos, 1972

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Waters

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Female Trouble, 1974

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Waters

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:35pm

Friday, November 3, 2006

Double Feature

The Man With The Golden Arm, 1955

Notes: New restoration by the Academy Film Archives.

Director: Otto Preminger

Theater: Linwood Dunn Theater

Showtime: 7pm

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Laura, 1944

Notes: Brand new print from 20th Century Fox.

Director: Otto Preminger

Open City, 1945

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Roberto Rossellini

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Phaedra, 1962

Notes: Screening

Director: Jules Dassin

Theater: Getty Villa

Showtime: 8pm

Peddler and the Lady, 1943

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Mario Bonnard

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:30pm

Saturday, November 4, 2006

Double Feature

Where the Sidewalk Ends, 1950

Notes: New restoration by the Academy Film Archives.

Director: Otto Preminger

Theater: Linwood Dunn Theater

Showtime: 7pm

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Daisy Kenyon, 1947

Notes: Brand new print from 20th Century Fox.

Director: Otto Preminger

Mamma Roma, 1962

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Wild is the Wind, 1957

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: George Cukor

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:30pm

Up in Smoke, 1978

Notes: Midnight Madness at the Rialto

Director: Lou Adler

Theater: Landmark’s Rialto Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, 1975

Notes: Weekly screening of the cult classic, with live enhancement by Sins O’ the Flesh

Director: Jim Sharman

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Sunday, November 5, 2006

Monday, November 6, 2006

Tuesday, November 7, 2006

The Candidate, 1972

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Ritchie

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

Wednesday, November 8, 2006

Thursday, November 9, 2006

Friday, November 10, 2006

Double Feature

The Moon is Blue, 1953

Notes: New restoration by the Academy Film Archives.

Director: Otto Preminger

Theater: Linwood Dunn Theater

Showtime: 7pm

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Bonjour Tristesse, 1958

Notes: Recently restored print from Sony Pictures.

Director: Otto Preminger

Bellissima, 1951

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Luchino Visconti

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Many Dreams Along The Way, 1948

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Mario Camerini

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:40pm

Tommy, 1975

Notes: Cine Insomnia

Director: Ken Russell

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, November 11, 2006

Double Feature

Whirlpool, 1950

Notes: New print by 20th Century Fox.

Director: Otto Preminger

Theater: Linwood Dunn Theater

Showtime: 7pm

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Bunny Lake is Missing, 1965

Notes: Recently restored print from Sony Pictures.

Director: Otto Preminger

Volcano, 1950

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: William Dieterle

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Full Speed, 1934

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Mario Mattoli

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:40pm

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, 1975

Notes: Midnight Madness at the Rialto

Director: Jim Sharman

Theater: Landmark’s Rialto Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, 1975

Notes: Weekly screening of the cult classic, with live enhancement by Sins O’ the Flesh

Director: Jim Sharman

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Sunday, November 12, 2006

Anatomy of a Murder, 1959

Notes: Recently restored print by Sony Pictures.

Director: Otto Preminger

Theater: Linwood Dunn Theater

Showtime: 7pm

Monday, November 13, 2006

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Bathing Beauty, 1944

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Sidney

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

Ain’t Misbehavin’, 1955 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Free admission. Not available on DVD.

Director: Edward Buzzell

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 1:30pm

Grand Illusion, 1937 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: In French, German, and Russian with English subtitles. A Q&A session with Robert Towne precedes the screening.

Director: Jean Renoir

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 7:30pm

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Some Like It Hot, 1959

Notes: Screening

Director: Billy Wilder

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: TBA

Thursday, November 16, 2006

All The President’s Men, 1976 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: 30th anniversary screening, with a special panel discussion led by Newsweek film critic David Ansen. New film print from the Academy Film Archive.

Director: Alan Pakula

Theater: Samuel Goldwyn Theater

Showtime: 8pm

Friday, November 17, 2006

Hell in the City, 1958

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Renato Castellani

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Fugitive Kind, 1960

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Sidney Lumet

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:30pm

The Princess Bride, 1987

Notes: Cine Insomnia. New 35mm print!

Director: Rob Reiner

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, November 18, 2006

Teresa Venerdi, 1941

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Vittorio De Sica

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Golden Coach, 1953

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Jean Renoir

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:15pm

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, 1982

Notes: Midnight Madness at the Rialto

Director: Nicholas Meyer

Theater: Landmark’s Rialto Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, 1975

Notes: Weekly screening of the cult classic, with live enhancement by Sins O’ the Flesh

Director: Jim Sharman

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Sunday, November 19, 2006

Monday, November 20, 2006

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Little Women, 1933

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Cukor

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Thursday, November 23, 2006

Friday, November 24, 2006

The Rose Tattoo, 1955

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Daniel Mann

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Chanteuse, 1970

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Alfredo Giannetti

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:40pm

Saturday, November 25, 2006

Superman II, 1980

Notes: The Richard Donner cut.

Director: Richard Donner

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Neverending Story, 1984

Notes: Midnight Madness at the Rialto

Director: Wolfgang Petersen

Theater: Landmark’s Rialto Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, 1975

Notes: Weekly screening of the cult classic, with live enhancement by Sins O’ the Flesh

Director: Jim Sharman

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Sunday, November 26, 2006

Monday, November 27, 2006

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Rio Bravo, 1959

Notes: Screening.

Director: Howard Hawks

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

My Man Godfrey, 1936

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Gregory La Cava

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 1:30pm

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