Laemmle Through The Decades: 1938-2008 ~ 70 Years In 7 Days, Dec. 12-18

posted by narin on December 11, 2008 at 5:40 am

LOS ANGELES, CA — Some more details on the series announced last week.

In celebration of its 70th anniversary, Laemmle Theatres is pleased to present LAEMMLE THROUGH THE DECADES: 1938-2008, 70 YEARS IN 7 DAYS. Laemmle will show seven foreign language cinematic classics that have graced its screens, each one representing a decade of the company’s existence and screening at least twice per day. The series will run from Friday, December 12th through Thursday, December 18th at the Royal Theatre in West Los Angeles.

All net proceeds from the box office will be donated to the Library Foundation of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Conservancy via the Laemmle Theatres Charitable Foundation.

The full schedule (PDF) includes showtimes as well as some interesting tidbits about the history of Laemmle Theatres.

This precedes the Royal’s 70 mm series discussed here

All films will be screened reel-to-reel from 35 mm prints.

December 12, 2008
1938 – 1947
CHILDREN OF PARADISE (1945)

December 13, 2008
1948 – 1957
LA STRADA (1954)

December 14, 2008
1958 – 1967
JULES & JIM (1962)

December 15, 2008
1968 – 1977
THE CONFORMIST (1970)

December 16, 2008
1978 – 1987
FANNY & ALEXANDER (1982)

December 17, 2008
1988 -1997
WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN (1988)

December 18, 2008
1998 – 2007
Y TU MAMÃ TAMBIÃN (2001)

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Comments (1)

markp
markp on December 11, 2008 at 5:53 am

Reel-to-reel and 35MM. Just the way it should be. Love it!

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