Los Angeles Classic Films Early Report for December 23, 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 January American Cinematheque schedule, new listings for the Billy Wilder, “Dumbo” at the El Capitan, and more.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Friday, December 25, 2009

Double Feature

The Muppet Christmas Carol, 1992

Notes: Screening.

Director: Brian Henson

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Muppets Take Manhattan, 1984

Notes: Screening.

Director: Frank Oz

 

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians, 1964 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Directors: Nicholas Webster

Theater: The Cinefamily

Showtime: 8pm

The Nightmare Before Christmas, 1993

Notes: Screening.

Director: Henry Selick

Theaters: Fairfax Cinemas

Showtime: Midnight

Beetlejuice, 1988

Notes: CineInsomnia screening.

Director: Tim Burton

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Double Feature

The Muppet Christmas Carol, 1992

Notes: Screening.

Director: Brian Henson

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Christmas: 3:50pm, 7:30pm; Manhattan: 5:35pm, 9:15pm

&

The Muppets Take Manhattan, 1984

Notes: Screening.

Director: Frank Oz

Double Feature

The More the Merrier, 1943

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Stevens

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

If Only You Could Cook, 1935

Notes: Screening.

Director: William A. Seitzer

Double Feature

Singin’ in the Rain, 1952

Notes: Screening.

Directors: Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

An American in Paris, 1951

Notes: Screening.

Director: Vincente Minnelli

The Dorm That Dripped Blood, 1982

Notes: Screening.

Directors: Stephen Carpenter and Jeffrey Obrow

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 27, 2009

Children of Paradise, 1945

Notes: Screening.

Director: Marcel Carne

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 4pm

Double Feature

The Women, 1939

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Cukor

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Good Fairy, 1935

Notes: Screening.

Director: William Wyler

Vertigo, 1958

Notes: 70mm print.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Monday, December 28, 2009

Children of Paradise, 1945

Notes: Screening.

Director: Marcel Carne

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 8pm

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Children of Paradise, 1945

Notes: Screening.

Director: Marcel Carne

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 8pm

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Friday, January 1, 2010

Double Feature

Horse Feathers, 1932

Notes: Screening.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Duck Soup, 1933

Notes: Screening.

Director: Leo McCarey

Double Feature

Dr. No, 1962

Notes: Screening.

Director: Terence Young

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

You Only Live Twice, 1967

Notes: Screening.

Director: Lewis Gilbert

A Hard Day’s Night, 1964

Notes: Screening.

Director: Richard Lester

Theaters: Fairfax Cinemas

Showtime: Midnight

Serenity, 2005

Notes: CineInsomnia screening.

Director: Joss Whedon

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Inglourious Basterds, 2009

Notes: Screening.

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Midnight (11:59pm)

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Double Feature

It Happened One Night, 1934

Notes: Screening.

Director: Frank Capra

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Platinum Blonde, 1931

Notes: Screening.

Director: Frank Capra

Double Feature

Goldfinger, 1964

Notes: Screening.

Director: Guy Hamilton

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Thunderball, 1965

Notes: Screening.

Director: Terence Young

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

TerrorVision, 1986

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Ted Nicolaou

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Midnight (11:59pm)

Sunday, January 3, 2010

8 1/2, 1963 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Federico Fellini

Theater: Art Theatre

Showtime: 11:30am

Double Feature

Never Give a Sucker an Even Break, 1941

Notes: Screening.

Director: Edward F. Cline

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Man on the Flying Trapeze, 1935

Notes: New print.

Director: Clyde Bruckman

Double Feature

Moonraker, 1979

Notes: Screening.

Director: Lewis Gilbert

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

For Your Eyes Only, 1981

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Glen

Monday, January 4, 2010

Jungle Book, 1942 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Zoltan Korda

Theater: The Bridge

Showtime: 1pm

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Grand Hotel, 1932 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Edmund Goulding

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

Paris Blues, 1961

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Martin Ritt

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 1:30pm

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Lars and the Real Girl, 2007

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Craig Gillespie

Theater: Hammer Museum

Showtime: 7pm

Sherlock Jr., 1924 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Buster Keaton

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, 1949

Notes: Screening.

Director: Tay Garnett

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Court Jester, 1955

Notes: Screening.

Directors: Melvin Frank and Norman Panama

Thursday, January 7, 2010

The Thin Red Line, 1998 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Terrence Malick

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

The Adventures of Robin Hood, 1938

Notes: Screening.

Directors: Michael Curtiz and William Keighley

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Robin and Marian, 1976

Notes: Screening.

Director: Richard Lester

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

A Woman’s Secret, 1949

Notes: Screening.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Theater: The Cinefamily

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Alice in the Cities, 1974

Notes: Screening.

Director: Wim Wenders

Friday, January 8, 2010

Bicycle Thieves, 1949 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Vittorio De Sica

Theater: Laemmle Music Hall 3

Showtime: TBD

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Brothers, 2009

Notes: Discussion in between films with director Jim Sheridan.

Director: Jim Sheridan

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

In America, 2003

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jim Sheridan

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Billy the Kid, 1930

Notes: Screening.

Director: King Vidor

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

I Shot Jesse James, 1949

Notes: Screening.

Director: Samuel Fuller

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

The Lion in Winter, 1968

Notes: Screening.

Director: Anthony Harvey

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Becket, 1964

Notes: Restored print.

Director: Peter Glenville

Sunset Boulevard, 1950

Notes: CineInsomnia screening.

Director: Billy Wilder

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Excalibur, 1981

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Boorman

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 5pm

&

Knightriders, 1981

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Romero

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown, 1989

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jim Sheridan

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

In the Name of the Father, 1993

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jim Sheridan

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

The True Story of Jesse James, 1957

Notes: Screening.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Left-Handed Gun, 1958

Notes: Screening.

Director: Arthur Penn

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

Santa Sangre, 1989 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Midnight (11:59pm)

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Fly Away Home, 1996 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Carroll Ballard

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 11am

Body Heat, 1981 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Lawrence Kasdan

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Elvis ’56, 1987

Notes: Screening.

Directors: Alan and Susan Raymond

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Jailhouse Rock, 1957

Notes: Special guest Francine York.

Director: Richard Thorpe

Monday, January 11, 2010

The Strange Woman, 1946 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer

Theater: The Bridge

Showtime: 1pm

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Lust for Life, 1956 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Vincente Minnelli

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

A Patch of Blue, 1965

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Guy Green

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 1:30pm

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Blood of a Poet, 1930

Notes: World premiere of new live score by Severin.

Director: Jean Cocteau

Theater: The Cinefamily

Showtime: 8pm

Friday, January 15, 2010

Dumbo, 1941 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ben Sharpsteen

Theater: El Capitan Theatre

Showtime: 10am, 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm, 6:45pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Himalaya: Where the Wind Dwells, 2008

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jeon Soo-il

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Time Between Dog and Wolf, 2005

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jeon Soo-il

Mississippi Mermaid, 1969 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: Francois Truffaut

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Hedwig and the Angry Inch, 2001 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: CineInsomnia screening.

Director: John Cameron Mitchell

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Dumbo, 1941 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ben Sharpsteen

Theater: El Capitan Theatre

Showtime: 10am, 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm, 6:45pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Billy the Kid Trapped, 1942

Notes: Nitrate print.

Director: Sherman Scott

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 3pm

&

Jesse James at Bay, 1941

Notes: Screening.

Director: Joseph Kane

With a Girl of Black Soil, 2007 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jeon Soo-il

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

Pierrot le fou, 1965 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Crazy Heart, 2009

Notes: Discussion in between films with actor Jeff Bridges.

Director: Scott Cooper

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 8pm

&

The Big Lebowski, 1998

Notes: Screening.

Director: Joel Coen

Stavisky, 1974 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alain Resnais

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:40pm

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

Marked for Death, 1990 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Dwight H. Little

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Midnight (11:59pm)

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Dumbo, 1941 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ben Sharpsteen

Theater: El Capitan Theatre

Showtime: 10am, 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm, 6:45pm

My Right to Ravage Myself, 2003 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jeon Soo-il

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Starman, 1984

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Carpenter

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Fisher King, 1991

Notes: Screening.

Director: Terry Gilliam

8 1/2, 1963 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Federico Fellini

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Monday, January 18, 2010

Dumbo, 1941 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ben Sharpsteen

Theater: El Capitan Theatre

Showtime: 10am, 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm, 6:45pm

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Dumbo, 1941 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ben Sharpsteen

Theater: El Capitan Theatre

Showtime: 10am, 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm, 6:45pm

The Night of the Iguana, 1964 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Huston

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

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