Los Angeles Classic Films Early Report for May 9, 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 we have the New Beverly, the latest Academy film series and CineInsomnia at the NuArt.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Stella Dallas, 1926

Notes: Screening.

Director: Henry King

Theater: Cinefamily

Showtime: 2pm

Mary Poppins, 1964

Notes: Screening.

Director: Robert Stevenson

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 4pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Imitation of Life, 1959

Notes: Screening.

Director: Douglas Sirk

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 6pm

&

There’s Always Tomorrow, 1956

Notes: Screening.

Director: Douglas Sirk

Double Feature

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

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Imitation of Life, 1959

Notes: Screening.

Director: Douglas Sirk

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

There’s Always Tomorrow, 1956

Notes: Screening.

Director: Douglas Sirk

The Maltese Falcon, 1941 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Huston

Theater: Samuel Goldwyn Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Queen Christina, 1934

Notes: Screening.

Director: Rouben Mamoulian

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

The Court Jester, 1956

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Melvin Frank and Norman Panama

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 1:30pm

Steel Magnolias, 1989 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Herbert Ross

Theater: Arclight Cinemas – Sherman Oaks

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Imitation of Life, 1959

Notes: Screening.

Director: Douglas Sirk

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

There’s Always Tomorrow, 1956

Notes: Screening.

Director: Douglas Sirk

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Double Feature

Strangers on a Train, 1951

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Lifeboat, 1944

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Rear Window, 1954

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Trouble with Harry, 1955

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

The Godfather, 1972 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola

Theater: Arclight Cinemas – Pasadena

Showtime: 7:45pm

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Double Feature

Saboteur, 1942

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Rebecca, 1940

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Rear Window, 1954

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Trouble with Harry, 1955

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Double Feature

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

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

Notes: Screening.

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Out of the Past, 1947

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jacques Tourneur

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Ace in the Hole, 1951

Notes: Screening.

Director: Billy Wilder

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Harder They Fall, 1956

Notes: Screening.

Director: Mark Robson

Double Feature

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

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Farrow

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:20pm

Metropolis, 1927

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

Pulp Fiction, 1994 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Midnight (11:59pm)

Saturday, May 15, 2010

The Red Shoes, 1948 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger

Theater: NuArt Theatre

Showtime: 12pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Ace in the Hole, 1951

Notes: Screening.

Director: Billy Wilder

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Ace: 3:10pm, 7:30pm; Harder: 5:20pm, 9:40pm

&

The Harder They Fall, 1956

Notes: Screening.

Director: Mark Robson

Double Feature

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

Notes: Screening.

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature

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

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

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

Firestorm, 1998 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Dean Semler

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Midnight (11:59pm)

Sunday, May 16, 2010

The Red Shoes, 1948 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger

Theater: NuArt Theatre

Showtime: 12pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Alice in Wonderland, 1933

Notes: Screening.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Alice: 3:45pm, 7:30pm; Treasure: 5:20pm, 9:05pm

&

Treasure Island, 1934

Notes: Screening.

Director: Victor Fleming

Double Feature

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

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

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

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Alice in Wonderland, 1933

Notes: Screening.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Treasure Island, 1934

Notes: Screening.

Director: Victor Fleming

Shadow of a Doubt, 1943 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Theater: Samuel Goldwyn Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

Pretty Woman, 1990 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Garry Marshall

Theater: Arclight Cinemas – Hollywood

Showtime: 8pm

Metropolis, 1927

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

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Cukor

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

My Best Friend’s Wedding, 1997 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: P.J. Hogan

Theater: Arclight Cinemas – Sherman Oaks

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Pauline at the Beach, 1983

Notes: Screening.

Director: Eric Rohmer

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

A Tale of Springtime, 1990

Notes: Screening.

Director: Eric Rohmer

Metropolis, 1927

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

The Red Shoes, 1948 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger

Theater: NuArt Theatre

Showtime: 2:15pm

Double Feature

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

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

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Pauline at the Beach, 1983

Notes: Screening.

Director: Eric Rohmer

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

A Tale of Springtime, 1990

Notes: Screening.

Director: Eric Rohmer

Gone With the Wind, 1939 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Victor Fleming

Theater: Arclight Cinemas – Pasadena

Showtime: 7:45pm

Dancing Mothers, 1926

Notes: Screening.

Director: Herbert Brenon

Theater: Cinefamily

Showtime: 8pm

Metropolis, 1927

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

Notes: Screening.

Director: Roman Polanski

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Kagemusha, 1980

Notes: Screening.

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Americana, 1983

Notes: Screening.

Director: David Carradine

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Long Riders, 1980

Notes: Screening.

Director: Walter Hill

Double Feature

Desperate Living, 1977

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Waters

Theater: Cinefamily

Showtime: 8pm

&

Wild at Heart, 1990

Notes: Screening.

Director: David Lynch

Metropolis, 1927

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

Zabriskie Point, 1970

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

If…, 1968

Notes: Screening.

Director: Lindsay Anderson

Midnight, 1939 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Mitchell Leisen

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature

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

Notes: Screening.

Director: Boris Ingster

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Triple Feature (NEW LISTING)

Bound for Glory, 1976

Notes: Screening.

Director: Hal Ashby

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Serpent’s Egg, 1977

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ingmar Bergman

&

Boxcar Bertha, 1972

Notes: Screening.

Director: Martin Scorsese

Double Feature

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

Notes: Screening.

Director: Harold Clurman

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 8:45pm

Troll 2, 1990 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Claudio Fragasso

Theater: NuArt Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Double Feature

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

Notes: Screening.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Death Race 2000, 1975

Notes: Screening.

Director: Paul Bartel

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Kill Bill: Vol. 2, 2004

Notes: Screening.

Director: Quentin Tarantino

The Woman on Pier 13, 1950

Notes: Screening.

Director: Robert Stevenson

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:15pm

Lost in the Desert, 1970

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

Night of the Living Dead, 1968 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: George A. Romero

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Midnight (11:59pm)

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Blonde Venus, 1932

Notes: Screening.

Director: Josef von Sternberg

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 3pm

Gladiator, 2000

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

Yojimbo, 1961

Notes: Screening.

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Sanjuro, 1962

Notes: Screening.

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Monday, May 24, 2010

Laura, 1944 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Otto Preminger

Theater: Samuel Goldwyn Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

West Side Story, 1961 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise

Theater: Arclight Cinemas – Hollywood

Showtime: 8pm

Friday the 13th Part 3, 1982

Notes: Live commentary by Doug Benson.

Director: Steve Miner

Theater: Cinefamily

Showtime: 8pm

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The Asphalt Jungle, 1950

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Huston

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

When Harry Met Sally, 1989 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Rob Reiner

Theater: Arclight Cinemas – Sherman Oaks

Showtime: 7:30pm

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

The Exiles, 1961

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Kent Mackenzie

Theater: Hammer Museum

Showtime: 7pm

Double Feature

Sleeper, 1973

Notes: Screening.

Director: Woody Allen

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Bananas, 1971

Notes: Screening.

Director: Woody Allen

Double Feature

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

Vacation, 1983

Notes: Screening.

Director: Harold Ramis

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Fletch, 1985

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Ritchie

Double Feature

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

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

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

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

Notes: Screening.

Director: Robert Siodmak

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Bedlam, 1946

Notes: Screening.

Director: Mark Robson

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:05pm

Reservoir Dogs, 1992 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Midnight (11:59pm)

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Triple Feature

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

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

Notes: Screening.

Director: Fritz Lang

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Blue Gardenia, 1953

Notes: Screening.

Director: Fritz Lang

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:25pm

Hawk Jones, 1986

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

Sunday, May 30, 2010

The Wizard of Oz, 1939

Notes: Screening.

Director: Victor Fleming

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 5pm

Lawrence of Arabia, 1962

Notes: 70mm Screening.

Director: David Lean

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Monday, May 31, 2010

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Merry Andrew, 1958

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Michael Kidd

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 1:30pm

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Strangers on a Train, 1951

Notes: Part of the Los Angeles Conservancy’s annual Last Remaining Seats series.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Theater: Milion Dollar Theatre

Showtime: 8pm

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Friday, June 4, 2010

Purple Rain, 1984 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Albert Magnoli

Theater: NuArt Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, June 5, 2010

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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