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Tuesday, April 2, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

Everybody's Sweetheart - 35mm Preservation Print

Dryden Theatre

A Tribute to Robert Gottlieb Everybody’s Sweetheart represents the final film appearance of “baby vamp” Olive Thomas after a very short career, a marriage to Jack Pickford, and a mysterious death in Paris. After starring as The Flapper earlier in the year, Thomas takes on a rural role here.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

Notorious - 35mm print

Dryden Theatre

Hitchcock 125 In one of Hitchcock’s crowning achievements, the master of suspense utilizes all of his technical and storytelling acumen in the realization of this gripping thriller. A young woman (Ingrid Bergman) is recruited by the government to spy on a group of Nazis, while her contact (Cary Grant) must put duty before love to save her life.

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Thursday, April 4, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

The Miracle Worker - 35mm Print

Dryden Theatre

Crashing into the ‘60s Few changes were made from William Gibson's play on blind, deaf Helen Keller (Patty Duke) and her remarkable teacher, Anne Sullivan (Anne Bancroft). Yet director Arthur Penn's interpretation is a high point in cinematic style, using framing to indicate the relationship of the characters in that moment, and often circling the two of them as if a cinematic referee.

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Friday, April 5, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

The Unknown - World Premiere - 35mm Preservation!

Dryden Theatre

World Premiere Lon Chaney stars as circus sideshow act Alonzo the Armless, who performs all of life’s functions with his feet, including throwing knives at willing beauty Nanon (Joan Crawford), who is the daughter of the circus owner. Nanon is disgusted at the touch of a man, so she befriends Alonzo, who poses no such threat. Alonzo pines for Nanon, but must compete with circus strong man Malabar (Norman Kerry), who Alonzo sabotages when he can.

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Saturday, April 6, 2024, 12 a.m.

From the Camera Neg

The annual Nitrate Picture Show gets a lot of attention for screening rare prints, but not every rare print screened is on that flammable stock. There are many prints in our collection that derive directly from the original printing negative, one generation away from the stock that was in the camera at the time it was captured.

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Saturday, April 6, 2024, 2 p.m.

Dryden Roundtable: From the Camera Neg

Dryden Theatre

Dryden Roundtable Not all rare prints are nitrate! There are many prints in our collection that derive directly from the original printing negative, one generation away from the stock that was in the camera at the time it was captured.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

The Brink of Life - 35mm Print

Dryden Theatre

Crashing into the 60s Bergman's intense, almost documentary-like study of three women in a maternity ward is heightened by three remarkable performances from Eva Dahlbeck, Bibi Andersson and the late Ingrid Thulin.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

North By Northwest - 35mm Print

Dryden Theatre

Hitchcock 125 | The Sight & Sound Club Hitchcock’s final word on the chase film is also one of the most entertaining classics of all time. Classic sequence follows classic sequence, all smoothly piloted by Ernest Lehman’s clever, tightly dialogued script: the abduction at the Plaza, the train ride, the crop duster, the auction, the escape over Lincoln’s nose at Mount Rushmore.

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Friday, April 12, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

Crooklyn - 35mm print

Dryden Theatre

Wake Up!: The Cinema of Spike Lee Five years after burning down Brooklyn in the ferocious conclusion to Do the Right Thing, Lee returns for a gentler, semi-autobiographical account of life in the Bed-Stuy neighborhood circa 1973 as seen through the eyes of a young girl (Zelda Harris) and her four raucous brothers raised by a jazz musician father and a strong-willed mother.

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Saturday, April 13, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

Lawrence of Arabia

Dryden Theatre

Crashing into the 60s Peter O’Toole, Anthony Quinn, Alec Guinness, and Omar Sharif star in the epic film of a lifetime. As seen on the sprawling big screen, director Lean’s action-packed depiction of the shrouded and legendary life of T. E. Lawrence (O’Toole) features some of the most sweeping and majestic views of the desert and war on film.

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