Los Angeles Classic Films Early Report for May 2, 2010

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 everything is new, and more updates next week.

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Lust for Life, 1956

Notes: Screening.

Director: Vincente Minnelli

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 5pm

Double Feature

The Time Machine, 1960

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Pal

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Beyond the Time Barrier, 1960

Notes: Screening.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer

Monday, May 3, 2010

Breakfast at Tiffany’s, 1961 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Blake Edwards

Theater: ArcLight Cinemas – Hollywood

Showtime: 8pm

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Brigadoon, 1954 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Vincente Minnelli

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

The Five Pennies, 1959 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Melville Shavelson

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 1:30pm

Sabrina, 1954 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Billy Wilder

Theater: ArcLight Cinemas – Sherman Oaks

Showtime: 7:30pm

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

The Mark of Zorro, 1940

Notes: Screening.

Director: Rouben Mamoulian

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Sign of Zorro, 1958

Notes: Screening.

Director: Lewis R. Foster & Norman Foster

Humoresque, 1920 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Frank Borzage

Theater: Cinefamily

Showtime: 8pm

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Effects, 1980

Notes: Discussion between films with Dusty Nelson, John Harrison, Joseph Pilato, Pasquale Buba, Charles Hoyes, Gerald Sindell, and Sue Bernard!.

Director: Dusty Nelson

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Teeenager, 1974

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Gerald Seth Sindell

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

The Company of Wolves, 1984

Notes: Screening.

Director: Neil Jordan

Theater: Cinefamily

Showtime: 8pm

&

Freeway, 1996

Notes: Screening.

Director: Matthew Bright

Friday, May 7, 2010

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

The 39 Steps, 1935

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Lady Vanishes, 1938

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Die Nibelungen: Siegfried, 1922-24 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Fritz Lang

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Cassandra Cat, 1963

Notes: Screening.

Director: Vojtech Jasny

Theater: Cinefamily

Showtime: 7pm

&

Life and Film: (The Labyrinthine Biographies Of Vojtech Jasny), 2009

Notes: Screening.

Director: Arkaitz Basterra Zalbide

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Psycho, 1960

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Spellbound, 1945

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Funny Girl, 1968 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Introduction by “Glee” creator Ryan Murphy, executive producer Dante Di Loreto, series cast member Lea Michele.

Director: William Wyler

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild’s Revenge, 1922-24 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Fritz Lang

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Carnival Magic, 1981 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Al Adamson

Theater: Cinefamily

Showtime: 10:45pm

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, May 9, 2010

Stella Dallas, 1926 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Henry King

Theater: Cinefamily

Showtime: 2pm

Mary Poppins, 1964 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Robert Stevenson

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 4pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Shadow of a Doubt, 1943

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Stage Fright, 1950

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Monday, May 10, 2010

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Queen Christina, 1934 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Rouben Mamoulian

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

The Court Jester, 1956 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Melvin Frank and Norman Panama

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 1:30pm

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Strangers on a Train, 1951

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Lifeboat, 1944

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Saboteur, 1942

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Rebecca, 1940

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Black Moon, 1975

Notes: Screening.

Director: Louis Malle

Theater: Cinefamily

Showtime: 8pm

&

Valerie and Her Week of Wonders, 1970

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jaromil Jires

Friday, May 14, 2010

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Robocop, 1987

Notes: Discussion between films with Peter Weller.

Director: Paul Verhoeven

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Screamers, 1995

Notes: Screening.

Director: Christian Duguay

Ran, 1985 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Out of the Past, 1947 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jacques Tourneur

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Infra-Man, 1975

Notes: Screening.

Director: Shan Hua

Theater: Cinefamily

Showtime: 8pm

&

Godzilla vs. Megalon, 1973

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jun Fukuda

Where Danger Lives, 1950 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Farrow

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:20pm

Metropolis, 1927 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Recently restored with 25 minutes of footage long thought to be lost.

Director: Fritz Lang

Theater: Laemmle’s Royal Theatre

Showtime: To be determined

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Stop Making Sense, 1984

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jonathan Demme

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Last Waltz, 1978

Notes: Screening.

Director: Martin Scorsese

The Seven Samurai, 1954 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Cat People, 1942

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jacques Tourneur

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Ghost Ship, 1943

Notes: Screening.

Director: Mark Robson

Metropolis, 1927 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Recently restored with 25 minutes of footage long thought to be lost.

Director: Fritz Lang

Theater: Laemmle’s Royal Theatre

Showtime: To be determined

Mac and Me, 1988 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Stewart Raffill

Theater: Cinefamily

Showtime: 10:45pm

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, May 16, 2010

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Batman, 1966

Notes: Discussion between films with writer Lorenzo Semple Jr.

Director: Leslie Martinson

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 5pm

&

Flash Gordon, 1980

Notes: Screening.

Director: Mike Hodges

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Stray Dog, 1949

Notes: Screening.

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

High and Low, 1963

Notes: Screening.

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Metropolis, 1927 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Recently restored with 25 minutes of footage long thought to be lost.

Director: Fritz Lang

Theater: Laemmle’s Royal Theatre

Showtime: To be determined

Monday, May 17, 2010

Metropolis, 1927 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Recently restored with 25 minutes of footage long thought to be lost.

Director: Fritz Lang

Theater: Laemmle’s Royal Theatre

Showtime: To be determined

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

The Actress, 1953 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Cukor

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

Metropolis, 1927 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Recently restored with 25 minutes of footage long thought to be lost.

Director: Fritz Lang

Theater: Laemmle’s Royal Theatre

Showtime: To be determined

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker, 1971

Notes: Discussion between films with writer Lorenzo Semple Jr. and director Lawrence Turman..

Director: Lawrence Turman

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Pretty Poison, 1968

Notes: Screening.

Director: Noel Black

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Dodes’ka-den, 1970

Notes: Screening.

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

I Live in Fear, 1955

Notes: Screening.

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Dancing Mothers, 1926 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Herbert Brenon

Theater: Cinefamily

Showtime: 8pm

Metropolis, 1927 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Recently restored with 25 minutes of footage long thought to be lost.

Director: Fritz Lang

Theater: Laemmle’s Royal Theatre

Showtime: To be determined

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Chinatown, 1974 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Roman Polanski

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Kagemusha, 1980 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Desperate Living, 1977

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Waters

Theater: Cinefamily

Showtime: 8pm

&

Wild at Heart, 1990

Notes: Screening.

Director: David Lynch

Metropolis, 1927 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Recently restored with 25 minutes of footage long thought to be lost.

Director: Fritz Lang

Theater: Laemmle’s Royal Theatre

Showtime: To be determined

Friday, May 21, 2010

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Zabriskie Point, 1970

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

If…, 1968

Notes: Screening.

Director: Lindsay Anderson

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Rashomon, 1950

Notes: Screening.

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Hidden Fortress, 1958

Notes: Screening.

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Stranger on the Third Floor, 1940 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Boris Ingster

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

J.T., 1969

Notes: Screening.

Director: Robert M. Young

Theater: Cinefamily

Showtime: 8pm

&

The Wiz, 1978

Notes: Screening.

Director: Sidney Lumet

Deadline at Dawn, 1946 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Harold Clurman

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 8:45pm

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

The Bad Seed, 1956

Notes: Discussion between films with actress Patty McCormack.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Kathy O’, 1958

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jack Sher

Born to Be Bad, 1950 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Woman on Pier 13, 1950 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Robert Stevenson

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:15pm

Lost in the Desert, 1970 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jamie Uys

Theater: Cinefamily

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

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Blonde Venus, 1932 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Josef von Sternberg

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 3pm

Gladiator, 2000 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Power-point presentation pre- ceding the film and discussion following the film with production designer Arthur Max.

Director: Ridley Scott

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 5:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Yojimbo, 1961

Notes: Screening.

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Sanjuro, 1962

Notes: Screening.

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Monday, May 24, 2010

Friday the 13th Part 3, 1982 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Live commentary by Doug Benson.

Director: Steve Miner

Theater: Cinefamily

Showtime: 8pm

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The Asphalt Jungle, 1950 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Huston

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

The Exiles, 1961

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Kent Mackenzie

Theater: Hammer Museum

Showtime: 7pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Sleeper, 1973

Notes: Screening.

Director: Woody Allen

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Bananas, 1971

Notes: Screening.

Director: Woody Allen

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw, 1976

Notes: Not on DVD. Discussion between films with Mark Lester, Belinda Balaski, Merrie Lynn Ross and Peggy Stewart.

Director: Mark L. Lester

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Truck Stop Women, 1974

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Mark L. Lester

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, 1967

Notes: Part of the Los Angeles Conservancy’s annual Last Remaining Seats series. Hosted by “Mad Men” series creator Matthew Weiner, with appearances by Michelle Lee and Robert Morse (schedules permitting)

Director: David Swift

Theater: Los Angeles Theatre

Showtime: 8pm

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Vacation, 1983

Notes: Screening.

Director: Harold Ramis

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Fletch, 1985

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Ritchie

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Popatopolis, 2009

Notes: Discussion between films with Jim Wynorski, Monique Parent, Clay Westervelt, Julie Strain, Brooks Larson, and Lee Sanders.

Director: Clay Westervelt

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Return of Swamp Thing, 1989

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jim Wynorski

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Whatr, 1972

Notes: Screening.

Director: Roman Polanski

Theater: Cinefamily

Showtime: 8pm

&

Alice in Wonderland, 1976

Notes: Screening.

Director: Bud Townsend

Friday, May 28, 2010

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

The Bad News Bears, 1976

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Ritchie

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training, 1977

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Pressman

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

The Dirty Dozen, 1967

Notes: Screening.

Director: Robert Aldrich

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Attack, 1956

Notes: Screening.

Director: Robert Aldrich

The Spiral Staircase, 1946 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Robert Siodmak

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Bedlam, 1946 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Mark Robson

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:05pm

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Triple Feature (NEW LISTING)

Raiders of the Lost Ark, 1981

Notes: Screening.

Director: Steven Spielberg

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 5pm

&

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, 1984

Notes: Screening.

Director: Steven Spielberg

&

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, 1989

Notes: Screening.

Director: Steven Spielberg

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

The Big Red One: The Reconstruction, 1980

Notes: Screening.

Director: Sam Fuller

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Steel Helmet, 1951

Notes: Screening.

Director: Sam Fuller

Clash by Night, 1952 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Fritz Lang

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Blue Gardenia, 1953 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Fritz Lang

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:25pm

Hawk Jones, 1986 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Richard Lowry

Theater: Cinefamily

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

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