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Attn Classic Movie Lovers!!

If you don’t feel like seeing the latest and greatest in the theaters this weekend, check out these classics on the big screen!!

Jeff Margolis’ “Richard Pryor: Live in Concert” American Cinematheque’s Aero Theatre, Santa Monica Friday, 7:30 p.m., $11 The pioneering African American comic’s 1979 performance film shot at the Terrace Theater in Long Beach.

Peter Watkins’ “Privilege” Leo S. Bing Theater at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles Friday, 7:30 p.m., $4-$9 A rarely seen, controversial 1967 British film with Paul Jones and the British fashion model of the time, Jean Shrimpton.

Jacques Tourneur’s “Out of the Past” New Beverly Cinema, Los Angeles Friday and Saturday, various times/$8 Robert Mitchum stars in this seminal 1947 film noir, which also features Jane Greer as the femme fatale and a young Kirk Douglas.

Mark Robson’s “Earthquake” American Cinematheque’s Egyptian Theatre, Hollywood Saturday, 7:30 p.m., $11 Los Angeles is toppled by a massive earthquake in this campy 1974 disaster flick with a cast of thousands including Charlton Heston and Ava Gardner. The film will be presented in Sensurround, so you can actually feel the Earth move.

Charlie Chaplin’s “The Kid” Cinefamily at Silent Movie Theatre, Los Angeles Sunday/2 p.m./$12 What better way to celebrate Father’s Day than with this lovely, sentimental classic 1921 comedy with Chaplin and an adorable Jackie Coogan

Robert Mulligan’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” New Beverly Cinema, Los Angeles Sunday-Tuesday, various times, $8 Gregory Peck won a best actor Oscar as an honorable Southern attorney and loving father in this 1962 adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic book. Another perfect way to spend Father’s Day.

Enjoy!!

 

 

 


Watch original 8mm films at the Egyptian Theatre

The Retro Format Films on 8mm series at the American Cinematheque’s Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian will present an evening of rarely seen films starring the legendary Tom Mix and his horse Tony on June 8. Among the shorts screening are 1915’s “An Arizona Wooing” and 1916’s “Roping a Bride,” as well as the 1922 feature, “Just Tony.” Photo from “Just Tony” is from the L.A. Times’ files. Cliff Retallick will supply the live piano accompaniment.

The Retro Format Films on 8mm series at the American Cinematheque's Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian will present an evening of rarely seen films starring the legendary Tom Mix and his horse Tony on June 8. Among the shorts screening are 1915's "An Arizona Wooing" and 1916's "Roping a Bride," as well as the 1922 feature, "Just Tony." Photo from "Just Tony" is from the L.A. Times' files. Cliff Retallick will supply the live piano accompaniment.  For more information go to http://www.americancinematheque.com

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