Los Angeles Classic Films Early Report for February 21, 2007

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, February 21, 2007

Double Feature

Amblin’, 1968

Notes: Allen Daviau in person.

Director: Steven Spielberg

Theater: The Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

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Fearless, 1993

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Peter Weir

For Whom the Bell Tolls, 1943

Notes: Screening.

Director: Sam Wood

Theater: Arclight Cinema

Showtime: 8pm

Thursday, February 22, 2007

Double Feature

Carlito’s Way, 1993

Notes: First film in gangster films double feature.

Director: Brian De Palma

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Mean Streets, 1973

Notes: Second film in gangster films double feature.

Director: Martin Scorsese

Phase IV, 1974

Notes: Rare screening. Not on DVD.

Director: Saul Bass

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Black Pirate, 1926

Notes: Screening.

Director: Albert Parker

Theater: Silent Movie Theatre

Showtime: 8pm

Friday, February 23, 2007

Goodfellas, 1990

Notes: Michael Ballhaus in person.

Director: Goodfellas

Theater: The Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

A Star is Born, 1954

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Cukor

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Conformist, 1970

Notes: Screening.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Don’t Look Now, 1973

Notes: Screening.

Director: Nicolas Roeg

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Persona, 1966

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ingmar Bergman

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:30pm

Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion, 1970

Notes: Screening.

Director: Elio Petri

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:45pm

Velvet Goldmine, 1998

Notes: Cine Insomnia.

Director: Todd Haynes

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, February 24, 2007

The Conformist, 1970

Notes: Screening.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 3pm, 7:30pm

Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion, 1970

Notes: Screening.

Director: Elio Petri

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5:15pm, 9:45pm

Double Feature

L’Amore, 1947

Notes: First film in Rossellini double feature.

Director: Roberto Rossellini

Theater: The Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7pm

&

La Macchina Ammazzacattivi, 1948

Notes: Second film in Rossellini double feature.

Director: Roberto Rossellini

Vertigo, 1958

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Office Space, 1999

Notes: Midnight Madness at the Rialto

Director: Mike Judge

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, February 25, 2007

What’s New Pussycatr, 1965

Notes: Screening.

Director: Clive Donner

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 2:55pm, 7:30pm

Body and Soul, 1925

Notes: Screening.

Director: Oscar Micheaux

Theater: Silent Movie Theatre

Showtime: 5pm

Casino Royale, 1967

Notes: Screening.

Director: Kenneth Hughes, John Huston, Joseph McGrath, Robert Parrish, Val Guest

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5pm, 9:35pm

Monday, February 26, 2007

What’s New Pussycatr, 1965

Notes: Screening.

Director: Clive Donner

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Casino Royale, 1967

Notes: Screening.

Director: Kenneth Hughes, John Huston, Joseph McGrath, Robert Parrish, Val Guest

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:35pm

Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Cabin in the Sky, 1943

Notes: Screening.

Director: Vincente Minnelli

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

Bonjour Tristesse, 1958

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Otto Preminger

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 1:30pm

What’s New Pussycatr, 1965

Notes: Screening.

Director: Clive Donner

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Casino Royale, 1967

Notes: Screening.

Director: Kenneth Hughes, John Huston, Joseph McGrath, Robert Parrish, Val Guest

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:35pm

Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Triple Feature

The Chicken, 1952

Notes: An evening with Isabella Rossellini & Charlotte Chandler.

Director: Roberto Rossellini

Theater: The Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

My Dad id 100 Years Old, 1960

Notes: Second film in Rossellini double feature.

Director: Guy Maddin

&

Stromboli, 1949

Notes: Third film in Rossellini double feature.

Director: Roberto Rossellini

The Mirror, 1974

Notes: Screening.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Giant, 1956

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Stevens

Theater: Arclight Cinema

Showtime: 8pm

The Sacrifice, 1986

Notes: Screening.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:35pm

Thursday, March 1, 2007

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Imitation of Life, 1959

Notes: First film in Douglas Sirk double feature.

Director: Douglas Sirk

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

All I Desire, 1953

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Douglas Sirk

The Mirror, 1974

Notes: Screening.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Sacrifice, 1986

Notes: Screening.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:35pm

Friday, March 2, 2007

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

The 4th Man (De Vierde Man), 1983

Notes: First film in double feature.

Director: Paul Verhoeven

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Turkish Delight (Turk Fruit), 1973

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Paul Verhoeven

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

All That Heaven Allows, 1955

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: Douglas Sirk

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The First Legion, 1951

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Douglas Sirk

Double Feature

The Godless Girl, 1929

Notes: Preserved by UCLA Film & Television Archive. Guy Maddin in person.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille

Theater: The Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

A Kiss For Cinderella, 1926

Notes: Live musical accompaniment.

Director: Herbert Brenon

Play It Again, Sam, 1972

Notes: Screening.

Director: Herbert Ross

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Seventh Seal, 1957

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ingmar Bergman

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Modern Romance, 1981

Notes: Screening.

Director: Albert Brooks

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:15pm

Black Orpheus, 1959

Notes: Screening.

Director: Marcel Camus

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:20pm

The Goonies, 1985

Notes: Cine Insomnia.

Director: Richard Donner

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, March 3, 2007

Play It Again, Sam, 1972

Notes: Screening.

Director: Herbert Ross

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 3:55pm, 7:30pm

Modern Romance, 1981

Notes: Screening.

Director: Albert Brooks

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5:40pm, 9:15pm

A Time to Love and a Time to Die, 1958 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Douglas Sirk

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 6pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Robocop, 1987

Notes: First film in double feature.

Director: Paul Verhoeven

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Flesh + Blood, 1985

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Paul Verhoeven

Double Feature

Francesco: A New Reality, 2006

Notes: An evening with Tag Gallagher.

Director: Tag Gallagher

Theater: The Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Flowers of St. Francis, 1950

Notes: Second film in Gallagher double feature.

Director: Tag Gallagher

La Strada, 1954

Notes: Screening.

Director: Federico Fellini

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Magnificent Obsession, 1954

Notes: First film in Douglas Sirk double feature.

Director: Douglas Sirk

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 9pm

&

Weekend With Father, 1951

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Douglas Sirk

Il Posto, 1961

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ermanno Olmi

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:30pm

Princess Mononoke, 1997

Notes: Midnight Madness at the Rialto

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

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, March 4, 2007

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Tarnished Angels, 1958

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Douglas Sirk

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Take Me To Town, 1953

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Douglas Sirk

Monday, March 5, 2007

Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Stars in My Crown, 1950

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jacques Tourneur

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

American Graffiti, 1973 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Free admission.

Director: George Lucas

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 1:30pm

Wednesday, March 7, 2007

The Friends of Eddie Coyle, 1973 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Peter Yates

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Ninotchka, 1939

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch

Theater: Arclight Cinema

Showtime: 8pm

Thursday, March 8, 2007

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Lonely Are the Brave, 1962

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: David Miller

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Cowboy, 1958

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Delmer Daves

Friday, March 9, 2007

Double Feature

Caught, 1949

Notes: Preserved by UCLA Film & Television Archive.

Director: Max Ophuls

Theater: The Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

On Dangerous Ground, 1952

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Summertime, 1955

Notes: Screening.

Director: David Lean

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Pygmalion, 1938

Notes: Screening.

Director: Anthony Asquith & Leslie Howard

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:20pm

Cremaster 3, 2002

Notes: Cine Insomnia. Only in theaters.

Director: Matthew Barney

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, March 10, 2007

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Subway, 1985

Notes: Discussion between films with director Luc Besson.

Director: Luc Besson

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Leon (aka The Professional), 1994

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Luc Besson

Double Feature

Vanina Vanini, 1961

Notes: New print!

Director: Roberto Rossellini

Theater: The Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Garibaldi, 1960

Notes: Second film in Rossellini double feature.

Director: Roberto Rossellini

Rashomon, 1950

Notes: Screening.

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

High and Low, 1963

Notes: Screening.

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:10pm

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, March 11, 2007

Double Feature

India, 1959

Notes: First film in Rossellini double feature.

Director: Roberto Rossellini

Theater: The Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7pm

&

General Della Rovere, 1959

Notes: Second film in Rossellini double feature.

Director: Roberto Rossellini

The Big Blue, 1988 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Director’s cut.

Director: Luc Besson

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Monday, March 12, 2007

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Camille, 1937

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Cukor

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Double Feature

The Rise of Power of Louis the XIV, 1966

Notes: First film in Rossellini double feature.

Director: Roberto Rossellini

Theater: The Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Blaise Pascal, 1971

Notes: Second film in Rossellini double feature.

Director: Roberto Rossellini

The Grapes of Wrath, 1940 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Ford

Theater: Arclight Cinema

Showtime: 8pm

Thursday, March 15, 2007

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Tarnished Angels, 1958

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Douglas Sirk

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Take Me To Town, 1953

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Douglas Sirk

Friday, March 16, 2007

El Topo, 1970

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 4pm, 7pm, 9:50pm, 12:15am

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Imitation of Life, 1959

Notes: First film in Douglas Sirk double feature.

Director: Douglas Sirk

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

All I Desire, 1953

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Douglas Sirk

Double Feature

Voyage to Italy, 1953

Notes: First film in Rossellini double feature.

Director: Roberto Rossellini

Theater: The Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Fear, 1954

Notes: Second film in Rossellini double feature.

Director: Roberto Rossellini

Beauty and the Beast, 1946

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jean Cocteau

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Spirit of the Beehive, 1973

Notes: Screening.

Director: Victor Erice

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:10pm

Change of Sex (Cambio De Sexo), 1976 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Not on DVD. Director Vicente Aranda will introduce the screening.

Director: Vicente Aranda

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 10:30pm

Saturday, March 17, 2007

El Topo, 1970

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 1pm, 4pm, 7pm, 9:50pm

Double Feature

Secrets, 1933

Notes: Preserved by UCLA Film & Television Archive.

Director: Frank Borzage

Theater: The Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Make Way For Tomorrow, 1937

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Leo McCarey

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Magnificent Obsession, 1954

Notes: First film in Douglas Sirk double feature.

Director: Douglas Sirk

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Weekend With Father, 1951

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Douglas Sirk

Jules and Jim, 1962

Notes: Screening.

Director: Francois Truffaut

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Cleo From 5 to 7, 1962

Notes: Screening.

Director: Agnes Varda

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:20pm

The Warriors, 1979

Notes: Midnight Madness at the Rialto

Director: Walter Hill

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, March 18, 2007

El Topo, 1970

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 1pm, 4pm, 7pm, 9:50pm

Act of the Apostles, 1969

Notes: Screening.

Director: Roberto Rossellini

Theater: The Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 2pm

The Bilingual Lover (El Amante Bilingue), 1993 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Not on DVD. Director Vicente Aranda will introduce the screening.

Director: Vicente Aranda

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 5pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

There’s Always Tomorrow, 1956

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Douglas Sirk

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The First Legion, 1951

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Douglas Sirk

Monday, March 19, 2007

El Topo, 1970

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 4pm, 7pm, 9:50pm

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Once Upon a Honeymoon, 1942

Notes: Screening.

Director: Leo McCarey

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

Sugarland Express, 1974 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Steven Spielberg

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 1:30pm

The Holy Mountain, 1973

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 4:30pm, 7:15pm, 10pm

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

The Holy Mountain, 1973

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 4:30pm, 7:15pm, 10pm

A Time to Love and a Time to Die, 1958 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Douglas Sirk

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Lovers (Amantes), 1991

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Vicente Aranda

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Freedom Fighters (Libertarias), 1996

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Vicente Aranda

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Films by Su Friedrich: Damned If You Don’t, 1987

Notes: First film in double feature.

Director: Su Friedrich

Theater: Spielberg Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Hide and Seek, 1996

Notes: Discussion following with director Su Friedrich.

Director: Su Friedrich

Thursday, March 22, 2007

The Holy Mountain, 1973

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 4:30pm, 7:15pm, 10pm

Nosferatu, the Vampyre, 1978 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: New 35mm print. Director Werner Herzog to introduce screening.

Director: Werner Herzog

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Friday, March 23, 2007

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

The Mystery of Kaspar Hauser (aka Every Man For Himself and God Against All), 1974

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: Werner Herzog

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Heart of Glass (Herz Aus Glas), 1976

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: Werner Herzog

Double Feature

Europe ’51, 1952

Notes: First film in Rossellini double feature.

Director: Roberto Rossellini

Theater: The Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Where is Freedomr, 1952

Notes: Second film in Rossellini double feature.

Director: Roberto Rossellini

Kwaidan, 1964

Notes: Screening.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Santa Sangre, 1989

Notes: Cine Insomnia.

Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, March 24, 2007

The Age of the Medici, 1972

Notes: Free admission

Director: Roberto Rossellini

Theater: Sala Rossellini of the Italian Cultural Institute

Showtime: 2pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Aguirre, the Wrath of God, 1972

Notes: New 35mm print. Discussion between films with director Werner Herzog.

Director: Werner Herzog

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Fitzcarraldo, 1982

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: Werner Herzog

Viridiana, 1961

Notes: Screening.

Director: Luis Bunuel

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Knife in the Water, 1962

Notes: Screening.

Director: Roman Polanski

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:10pm

Mars Attacks!, 1996

Notes: Midnight Madness at the Rialto

Director: Tim Burton

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, March 25, 2007

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Lessons of Darkness, 1992

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: Werner Herzog

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Grizzly Man, 2005

Notes: Discussion between films with director Werner Herzog.

Director: Werner Herzog

How Green Was My Valley, 1941 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Discussion following about the work of Production Designer Richard Day.

Director: John Ford

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Monday, March 26, 2007

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Act of Violence, 1949

Notes: Screening.

Director: Fred Zinnemann

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

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