Los Angeles Classic Films Early Report for November 15, 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, November 15, 2006

Some Like It Hot, 1959

Notes: Screening

Director: Billy Wilder

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Thursday, November 16, 2006

All The President’s Men, 1976

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

The Last Picture Show, 1971

Notes: Screening.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7pm

Double Feature

Two Lane Blacktop, 1971

Notes: Brand new 35mm print. Discussion between films with director Monte Hellman.

Director: Monte Hellman

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Cockfighter, 1974

Notes: Second film in Monte Hellman/Warren Oates double feature.

Director: Monte Hellman

Double Feature

Darkman, 1990

Notes: First film in double feature.

Director: Sam Raimi

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Danger: Diabolik, 1967

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Mario Bava

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

Hud, 1963

Notes: Screening.

Director: Martin Ritt

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:50pm

The Princess Bride, 1987

Notes: Cine Insomnia. New 35mm print!

Director: Rob Reiner

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, November 18, 2006

The Last Picture Show, 1971

Notes: Screening.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 2pm, 7pm

Hud, 1963

Notes: Screening.

Director: Martin Ritt

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 4:50pm, 9:50pm

Double Feature

The Shooting, 1966

Notes: Discussion between films with director Monte Hellman.

Director: Monte Hellman

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Ride in the Whirlwind, 1966

Notes: Second film in Monte Hellman/Jack Nicholson double feature.

Director: Monte Hellman

Double Feature

Superman, 1978

Notes: First film in double feature.

Director: Richard Donner

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Batman, 1989

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Tim Burton

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

Out of the Past, 1947

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jacques Tourneur

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 3:20pm, 7:30pm

The Thief of Baghdad, 1924 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening

Director: Raoul Walsh

Theater: Silent Movie Theatre

Showtime: 5pm

The Big Sleep, 1946

Notes: Screening.

Director: Howard Hawks

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5:15pm, 9:25pm

Double Feature

Superman II, 1980

Notes: First film in double feature. The only existing print is slightly faded.

Director: Richard Donner

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 6:30pm

&

Batman Returns, 1992

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Tim Burton

Double Feature

Back Door to Hell, 1964

Notes: Brand new 35mm print. Discussion between films with director Monte Hellman.

Director: Monte Hellman

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 6:30pm

&

Flight to Fury, 1964

Notes: Second film in Monte Hellman/Jack Nicholson double feature.

Director: Monte Hellman

Monday, November 20, 2006

Out of the Past, 1947

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jacques Tourneur

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Big Sleep, 1946

Notes: Screening.

Director: Howard Hawks

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5:15pm, 9:25pm

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Little Women, 1933

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Cukor

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

Mildred Pierce, 1945

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Curtiz

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Postman Always Rings Twice, 1946

Notes: Screening.

Director: Tay Garnett

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:40pm

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Mildred Pierce, 1945

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Curtiz

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Postman Always Rings Twice, 1946

Notes: Screening.

Director: Tay Garnett

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:40pm

Thursday, November 23, 2006

Friday, November 24, 2006

Baraka, 1992

Notes: 70mm print.

Director: Ron Fricke

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Rose Tattoo, 1955

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Daniel Mann

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Casablanca, 1942

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Curtiz

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:35pm

The Chanteuse, 1970

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Alfredo Giannetti

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:40pm

Saturday, November 25, 2006

The Maltese Falcon, 1941

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Huston

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 3:25pm, 7:30pm

Casablanca, 1942

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Curtiz

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5:25pm, 9:30pm

Singin’ in the Rain, 1952

Notes: For the 50th Anniversary of the film, Warner Bros. has digitally restored the sound and picture of the film.

Director: Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

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

Metropolis, 1927

Notes: Screening.

Director: Fritz Lang

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 3:15pm, 7:30pm

Dr. Jack, 1922 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening

Director: Fred C. Newmeyer

Theater: Silent Movie Theatre

Showtime: 5pm

Fiddler on the Roof, 1971

Notes: Screening.

Director: Norman Jewison

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 5pm

Dark City, 1998

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alex Proyas

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5:30pm, 9:45pm

Monday, November 27, 2006

Metropolis, 1927

Notes: Screening.

Director: Fritz Lang

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Dark City, 1998

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alex Proyas

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:45pm

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

Metropolis, 1927

Notes: Screening.

Director: Fritz Lang

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Dark City, 1998

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alex Proyas

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:45pm

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Thursday, November 30, 2006

Manhandled, 1924 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening

Director: Allan Dwan

Theater: Silent Movie Theatre

Showtime: 5pm

Lord Jim, 1965 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Restored 70mm print.

Director: Joseph Conrad

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Friday, December 1, 2006

Sound of Music, 1965 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: 70mm print.

Director: Robert Wise

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Vredens Dag (Day of Wrath), 1943

Notes: Carl Theodor Dreyer screening.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Run Lola Run, 1998

Notes: Screening.

Director: Tom Tykwer

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Trainspotting, 1996

Notes: Screening.

Director: Danny Boyle

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:10pm

Ordet (The Word), 1955

Notes: Carl Theodor Dreyer screening.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:30pm

Saturday, December 2, 2006

Run Lola Run, 1998

Notes: Screening.

Director: Tom Tykwer

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 3:55pm, 7:30pm

Trainspotting, 1996

Notes: Screening.

Director: Danny Boyle

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5:35pm, 9:10pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

The Queen, 2006

Notes: Discussion between films with director Stephen Frears.

Director: Stephen Frears

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Dangerous Liaisons, 1988

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Stephen Frears

Cleopatra, 1963 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Restored 70mm print from 20th Century Fox.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Ordet (The Word), 1955

Notes: Carl Theodor Dreyer screening.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Vredens Dag (Day of Wrath), 1943

Notes: Carl Theodor Dreyer screening.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:45pm

The Last Dragon, 1985

Notes: Midnight Madness at the Rialto

Director: Michael Shultz

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, December 3, 2006

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

My Beautiful Laundrette, 1985

Notes: Discussion between films with director Stephen Frears.

Director: Stephen Frears

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Prick Up Your Ears, 1987

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Stephen Frears

Monday, December 4, 2006

Tuesday, December 5, 2006

Swing Time, 1936

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Stevens

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

Lover Come Back, 1961

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Delbert Mann

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 1:30pm

Wednesday, December 6, 2006

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

The Hi-Lo Country, 1998

Notes: Discussion between films with director Stephen Frears.

Director: Stephen Frears

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Dirty Pretty Things, 2001

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Stephen Frears

Gilda, 1946

Notes: Screening.

Director: Charles Vidor

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Auntie Mame, 1958 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Reception and party preceding the screening at 6pm.

Director: Morton DaCosta

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 8pm

The Lady From Shanghai, 1948

Notes: Screening.

Director: Orson Welles

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:50pm

Thursday, December 7, 2006

True-Life Adventures, 1960 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: DVD release celebration. Discussion following with Roy Disney and a panel of some of the filmmakers. This will be highlights from some of the entries.

Directors:

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Gilda, 1946

Notes: Screening.

Director: Charles Vidor

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Love Me Or Leave Me, 1955

Notes: A Q&A session with Bill Condon precedes the screening.

Director: Charles Vidor

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 7:30pm

Santa, 1932

Notes: Premiere of a new print in Spanish with English subtitles.

Director: Antonio Moreno

Theater: Samuel Goldwyn Theater

Showtime: 8pm

The Lady From Shanghai, 1948

Notes: Screening.

Director: Orson Welles

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:50pm

Friday, December 8, 2006

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Goodfellas, 1990

Notes: Discussion between films with producer Irwin Winkler.

Director: Martin Scorsese

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

They Shoot Horses, Don’t Theyr, 1969

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Sydney Pollack

Chinatown, 1974

Notes: Screening.

Director: Roman Polanski

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Enigma of Kaspar Houser, 1974

Notes: First of a six-part film series that explores the inner landscapes of the soul in the works of five filmmakers who were influenced by the aesthetics of Caspar David Friedrich.

Director: Werner Herzog

Theater: Getty Villa

Showtime: 7:30pm

Farewell, My Lovely, 1975

Notes: Screening.

Director: Dick Richards

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 10pm

Escape from L.A., 1996

Notes: Cine Insomnia.

Director: John Carpenter

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, December 9, 2006

Chinatown, 1974

Notes: Screening.

Director: Roman Polanski

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 3:05pm, 7:30pm

Destiny, 1921

Notes: Second of a six-part film series that explores the inner landscapes of the soul in the works of five filmmakers who were influenced by the aesthetics of Caspar David Friedrich.

Director: Fritz Lang

Theater: Getty Villa

Showtime: 4pm

Farewell, My Lovely, 1975

Notes: Screening.

Director: Dick Richards

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5:35pm, 10pm

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, 1977 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Lorne Peterson will introduce the screening and sign copies of his new book.

Director: George Lucas

Theater: Aero Theatre

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, December 10, 2006

Re-Animator, 1985

Notes: Screening.

Director: Stuart Gordon

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 3:50pm, 7:30pm

Dead Alive, 1992

Notes: Screening.

Director: Peter Jackson

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5:35pm, 9:15pm

Monday, December 11, 2006

Edward Scissorhands, 1990 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Discussion following the film with Matthew Bourne.

Director: Tim Burton

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Re-Animator, 1985

Notes: Screening.

Director: Stuart Gordon

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Dead Alive, 1992

Notes: Screening.

Director: Peter Jackson

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:15pm

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Some Came Running, 1958

Notes: Screening.

Director: Vincente Minnelli

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

Pillow Talk, 1959

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Michael Gordon

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 1:30pm

Re-Animator, 1985

Notes: Screening.

Director: Stuart Gordon

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Dead Alive, 1992

Notes: Screening.

Director: Peter Jackson

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:15pm

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Stagecoach, 1939

Notes: Film critic Kevin Thomas will introduce the screening.

Director: John Ford

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Imagine: John Lennon, 1988

Notes: Screening.

Director: Andrew Solt

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:25pm

Stagecoach, 1939

Notes: Screening

Director: John Ford

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: TBA

Thursday, December 14, 2006

Imagine: John Lennon, 1988

Notes: Screening.

Director: Andrew Solt

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:25pm

Friday, December 15, 2006

Double Feature
The Pink Panther, 1964

Notes: Screening.

Director: Blake Edwards

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

A Shot in the Dark, 1964

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Blake Edwards

Double Feature

Johnny Guitar, 1954

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

True Story of Jesse James, 1957

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Some Like It Hot, 1959

Notes: Screening.

Director: Billy Wilder

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Passion of Joan of Arc, 1928

Notes: Third of a six-part film series that explores the inner landscapes of the soul in the works of five filmmakers who were influenced by the aesthetics of Caspar David Friedrich.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Theater: Getty Villa

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Apartment, 1960

Notes: Screening.

Director: Billy Wilder

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:50pm

American Graffiti, 1973

Notes: Cine Insomnia.

Director: George Lucas

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, December 16, 2006

Some Like It Hot, 1959

Notes: Screening.

Director: Billy Wilder

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 2:50pm, 7:30pm

Diary of a Country Priest, 1951

Notes: Fourth of a six-part film series that explores the inner landscapes of the soul in the works of five filmmakers who were influenced by the aesthetics of Caspar David Friedrich.

Director: Robert Bresson

Theater: Getty Villa

Showtime: 4pm

The Return of the Pink Panther, 1975

Notes: Screening.

Director: Blake Edwards

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 5pm

Double Feature

They Live By Night, 1948

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 6pm

&

On Dangerous Ground, 1952

Notes: Second film in Nicholas Ray double feature.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Double Feature
The Pink Panther Strikes Again, 1976

Notes: Screening.

Director: Blake Edwards

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Revenge of the Pink Panther, 1978

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Blake Edwards

Heart of Glass, 1976

Notes: Fifth of a six-part film series that explores the inner landscapes of the soul in the works of five filmmakers who were influenced by the aesthetics of Caspar David Friedrich.

Director: Werner Herzog

Theater: Getty Villa

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature

In a Lonely Place, 1950

Notes: First film in Nicholas Ray double feature.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 9:30pm

&

Party Girl, 1958

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Nicholas Ray

The Apartment, 1960

Notes: Screening.

Director: Billy Wilder

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:50pm

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, December 17, 2006

Steamboat Bill, Jr., 1928

Notes: Screening.

Director: Charles Reisner, Buster Keaton

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 2:55pm, 6pm, 9:05pm

The General, 1927

Notes: Screening.

Director: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 4:25pm, 7:30pm

Double Feature

Cronos, 1993

Notes: Discussion between films with director Guillermo del Toro.

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 6:30pm

&

The Devil’s Backbone, 2001

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Double Feature

Bigger Than Life, 1956

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Wind Across the Everglades, 1958

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Monday, December 18, 2006

The General, 1927

Notes: Screening.

Director: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Steamboat Bill, Jr., 1928

Notes: Screening.

Director: Charles Reisner, Buster Keaton

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 2:55pm, 6pm, 9:05pm

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Ben Hur, 1959

Notes: Free admission

Director: William Wyler

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

Black Christmas, 1974

Notes: Screening.

Director: Bob Clark

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

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