Los Angeles Classic Films Early Report for November 25, 2009

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 2001 back (with a few notable exceptions), playing in theaters, museums, and other locations. This week we have the December schedule for American Cinematheque, and new listings for the New Beverly, Old Town Music Hall and a few others.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Friday, November 27, 2009

M. Hulot’s Holiday, 1953

Notes: Newly restored 35mm print.

Director: Jacques Tati

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 12:30pm, 2:50pm, 5:10pm, 7:30pm, 9:45pm

Singin’ in the Rain, 1952

Notes: Screening.

Directors: Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

The 39 Steps, 1935

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Lawrence of Arabia, 1962

Notes: Screening in 70mm.

Director: David Lean

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 8pm

The Best Years of Our Lives, 1946

Notes: Screening.

Director: William Wyler

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 8pm

Holiday Inn, 1943

Notes: Screening.

Director: Mark Sandrich

Theater: Old Town Music Hall

Showtime: 8:15pm

Number 17, 1932

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:10pm

Total Recall, 1990

Notes: Insomniac Central screening.

Director: Paul Verhoeven

Theater: Fairfax Cinemas

Showtime: Midnight

The Royal Tenebaums, 2001

Notes: CineInsomnia screening.

Director: Wes Anderson

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Reservoir Dogs, 1992

Notes: Screening.

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Midnight (11:59pm)

Saturday, November 28, 2009

M. Hulot’s Holiday, 1953

Notes: Newly restored 35mm print.

Director: Jacques Tati

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 12:30pm, 2:50pm, 5:10pm, 7:30pm, 9:45pm

Holiday Inn, 1943

Notes: Screening.

Director: Mark Sandrich

Theater: Old Town Music Hall

Showtime: 2:30pm, 8:15pm

The Best Years of Our Lives, 1946

Notes: Screening.

Director: William Wyler

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 4pm, 8pm

Alice in Wonderland, 1949 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: MOMA-restored 35mm print.

Directors: Dallas Bower and Lou Bunin

Theater: The Cinefamily at the Silent Movie Theatre

Showtime: 5pm, 7:30pm

Double Feature

A Hard Day’s Night, 1964

Notes: Screening.

Director: Richard Lester

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

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Head, 1968

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: Bob Rafelson

The Lady Vanishes, 1938

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Gone With The Wind, 1939

Notes: Screening.

Director: Victor Fleming

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 8pm

Young and Innocent, 1937

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:15pm

Plan 10 From Outer Space, 1995

Notes: Screening.

Director: Trent Harris

Theater: The Cinefamily at the Silent Movie Theatre

Showtime: 10:30pm

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

Wisdom, 1986

Notes: Screening.

Director: Emilio Estevez

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Midnight (11:59pm)

Sunday, November 29, 2009

M. Hulot’s Holiday, 1953

Notes: Newly restored 35mm print.

Director: Jacques Tati

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 12:30pm, 2:50pm, 5:10pm, 7:30pm, 9:45pm

Holiday Inn, 1943

Notes: Screening.

Director: Mark Sandrich

Theater: Old Town Music Hall

Showtime: 2:30pm

The Wizard of Oz, 1939

Notes: Screening.

Director: Victor Fleming

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 4pm

Los Angeles Plays Itself, 2003

Notes: Will never be on DVD.

Director: Thom Andersen

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7pm

Monday, November 30, 2009

Second Chorus, 1940

Notes: Screening.

Directors: H.C. Potter

Theater: The Bridge

Showtime: 1pm

M. Hulot’s Holiday, 1953

Notes: Newly restored 35mm print.

Director: Jacques Tati

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 5:10pm, 7:30pm, 9:45pm

Love Actually, 2003 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Richard Curtis

Theater: ArcLight Hollywood

Showtime: 8pm

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Edge of the City, 1957

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Martin Ritt

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 1:30pm

M. Hulot’s Holiday, 1953

Notes: Newly restored 35mm print.

Director: Jacques Tati

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 5:10pm, 7:30pm, 9:45pm

The Wizard of Oz, 1939 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Playing in the Cinerama Dome.

Director: Victor Fleming

Theater: ArcLight Hollywood

Showtime: 7:30pm

Home Alone, 1990 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Chris Columbus

Theater: ArcLight Sherman Oaks

Showtime: 7:30pm

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

M. Hulot’s Holiday, 1953

Notes: Newly restored 35mm print.

Director: Jacques Tati

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 5:10pm, 7:30pm, 9:45pm

Carrie, 1952 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: William Wyler

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Thursday, December 3, 2009

M. Hulot’s Holiday, 1953

Notes: Newly restored 35mm print.

Director: Jacques Tati

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 5:10pm, 7:30pm, 9:45pm

Friday, December 4, 2009

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Star Trek, 2009

Notes: Screening.

Director: JJ Abrams

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Free Enterprise, 1999

Notes: Cast and crew reunion following the film.

Director: Robert Meyer Burnett

After All…, 1990

Notes: Screening.

Director: Zsolt Kezdi-Kovacs

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

Phantom of the Opera, 1925 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Brand new live score performed by Creative Artists Collective.

Director: Rupert Julian

Theater: Art Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Stunt Rock, 1978

Notes: Screening.

Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Midnight (11:59pm)

Repo Man, 1984

Notes: CineInsomnia screening.

Director: Alex Cox

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Camelot, 1967

Notes: Free admission, reservations required.

Director: Joshua Logan

Theater: The Getty

Showtime: 1pm

Triple Feature (NEW LISTING)

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, 1982

Notes: Discussion between II and III with director Nicholas Meyer and other Star Trek guests.

Director: Nicholas Meyer

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Star Trek III: In Search of Spock, 1984

Notes: Screening.

Director: Leonard Nimoy

&

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, 1986

Notes: Screening.

Director: Leonard Nimoy

Voila La Liberte, 1991

Notes: Screening.

Director: Peter Vajda

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

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 6, 2009

Ivanhoe, 1952

Notes: Free admission, reservations required.

Director: Richard Thorpe

Theater: The Getty

Showtime: 1pm

Double Feature

The Pink Panther Strikes Again, 1976

Notes: Screening.

Director: Blake Edwards

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Pink: 3:05pm, 7:30pm; 10: 5:10pm, 9:35pm

&

10, 1979

Notes: Screening.

Director: Blake Edwards

Double Feature

Idiot’s Delight, 1939

Notes: Screening.

Director: Clarence Brown

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7pm

&

Confessions of a Nazi Spy, 1939

Notes: Screening.

Director: Anatole Litvak

Used Cars, 1980

Notes: Doug Benson presents the film.

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Theater: The Cinefamily at the Silent Movie Theatre

Showtime: 8pm

Monday, December 7, 2009

Til Clouds Roll By, 1946

Notes: Screening.

Directors: Richard Whorf

Theater: The Bridge

Showtime: 1pm

Double Feature

The Pink Panther Strikes Again, 1976

Notes: Screening.

Director: Blake Edwards

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

10, 1979

Notes: Screening.

Director: Blake Edwards

White Christmas, 1954 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Curtiz

Theater: ArcLight Hollywood

Showtime: 8pm

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Pressure Point, 1962

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Stanley Kramer

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 1:30pm

Double Feature

The Pink Panther Strikes Again, 1976

Notes: Screening.

Director: Blake Edwards

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

10, 1979

Notes: Screening.

Director: Blake Edwards

The Graduate, 1967

Notes: Screening introduced by McG.

Director: Mike Nichols

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 7:30pm

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

On the Beach, 1959 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Actor and Activist Ed Begley Jr. will introduce the screening. Discussion following with Stanley Kramer’s widow, Karen Kramer and actress Donna Anderson.

Director: Stanley Kramer

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Suddenly, Last Summer, 1959

Notes: Screening.

Director: Joseph Mankiewicz

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, 1958

Notes: Screening.

Director: Richard Brooks

The Prisoner of Zenda, 1937

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Cromwell

Theater: Samuel Goldwyn Theater

Showtime: 8pm

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Ocean’s Eleven, 1960

Notes: IB Technicolor print.

Director: Lewis Milestone

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Pal Joey, 1957

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Sidney

Friday, December 11, 2009

Double Feature

The Cat and the Canary, 1939

Notes: Screening.

Director: Elliott Mugent

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Son of Frankenstein, 1939

Notes: Screening.

Director: Rowland V. Lee

Double Feature

Sullivan’s Travels, 1941

Notes: Screening.

Director: Preston Sturges

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Palm Beach Story, 1942

Notes: Screening.

Director: Preston Sturges

Miracle on 34th Street, 1947 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Seaton

Theater: Old Town Music Hall

Showtime: 8:15pm

Back to the Future, 1985

Notes: CineInsomnia screening.

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Miracle on 34th Street, 1947 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Seaton

Theater: Old Town Music Hall

Showtime: 2:30pm, 8:15pm

Double Feature

Sullivan’s Travels, 1941

Notes: Screening.

Director: Preston Sturges

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Sullivan: 3:50pm, 7:30pm; Palm: 5:40pm, 9:20pm

&

The Palm Beach Story, 1942

Notes: Screening.

Director: Preston Sturges

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Bright Star, 2009

Notes: Discussion between films with director Jane Campion.

Director: Jane Campion

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Sweetie, 1989

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jane Campion

Beefcake, 1999

Notes: Screening.

Director: Thom Fitzgerald

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Brazil, 1985

Notes: Screening.

Director: Terry Gilliam

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Fisher King, 1991

Notes: Screening.

Director: Terry Gilliam

Dr. Giggles, 1992

Notes: Screening.

Director: Manny Coto

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Midnight (11:59pm)

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 13, 2009

Double Feature

The Red Balloon, 1956

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Albert Lamorisse

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 11am

&

White Mane, 1953

Notes: Screening.

Director: Albert Lamorisse

Miracle on 34th Street, 1947 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Seaton

Theater: Old Town Music Hall

Showtime: 2:30pm

The Life of an Agent: Secret Police Training Films from the Communist Era, 2004

Notes: Preceded by short “Borderline Case” by Peter Szalay.

Director: Gabor Zsigmond Papp

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7pm

The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra, 2004 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Live commentary by writer-director Larry Blamire and members of the cast.

Director: Larry Blamire

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Time Bandits, 1981

Notes: Screening.

Director: Terry Gilliam

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, 1988

Notes: Screening.

Director: Terry Gilliam

Monday, December 14, 2009

The Great Rupert, 1950

Notes: Screening.

Directors: Irving Pichel

Theater: The Bridge

Showtime: 1pm

Double Feature

The Scarlet Claw, 1944

Notes: Screening.

Director: Roy William Neill

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Spider Woman, 1944

Notes: Screening.

Director: Roy William Neill

Gremlins, 1984 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Joe Dante

Theater: ArcLight Hollywood

Showtime: 8pm

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

White Christmas, 1954 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Curtiz

Theater: ArcLight Sherman Oaks

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature

Christmas Evil, 1980

Notes: Screening.

Director: Lewis Jackson

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Black Christmas, 1974

Notes: Screening.

Director: Bob Clark

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Auntie Mame, 1958 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Morton DaCosta

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Fat City, 1972

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Huston

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Requiem for a Heavyweight, 1962

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ralph Nelson

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

We’re No Angels, 1955

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Curtiz

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Three Godfathers, 1948

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Ford

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Fat City, 1972

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Huston

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Requiem for a Heavyweight, 1962

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ralph Nelson

Friday, December 18, 2009

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

White Christmas, 1954

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Curtiz

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Meet Me In St. Louis, 1944

Notes: Screening.

Director: Vincente Minnelli

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Five Graves to Cairo, 1943

Notes: New print.

Director: Billy Wilder

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Emperor Waltz, 1948

Notes: New print.

Director: Billy Wilder

Black Christmas, 1974 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Bob Clark

Theater: Art Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Donnie Darko, 2001

Notes: CineInsomnia screening. Original theatrical release.

Director: Richard Kelly

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Reservoir Dogs, 1992 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Midnight (11:59pm)

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Five Graves to Cairo, 1943

Notes: New print.

Director: Billy Wilder

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Cairo: 3:30pm, 7:30pm; Waltz: 5:25pm, 9:25pm

&

The Emperor Waltz, 1948

Notes: New print.

Director: Billy Wilder

It’s a Wonderful Life, 1946 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Frank Capra

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Slap Shot, 1977

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Roy Hill

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Midnight (11:59pm)

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 20, 2009

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Rolling Thunder, 1977

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Flynn

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Thunder: 3:40pm, 7:30pm; Death: 5:35pm, 9:25pm

&

Death Wish 3, 1985

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Winner

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Die Hard, 1988

Notes: Screening.

Director: John McTiernan

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Die Hard 2, 1990

Notes: Screening.

Director: Renny Harlin

Monday, December 21, 2009

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Rolling Thunder, 1977

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Flynn

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Death Wish 3, 1985

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Winner

Bad Santa, 2003 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Terry Zwigoff

Theater: ArcLight Hollywood

Showtime: 8pm

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Rolling Thunder, 1977

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Flynn

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Death Wish 3, 1985

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Winner

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