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These events are Egyptian Theatre exclusives!
Sunday, October 10 5:30 PM
Presented by the Art Directors Guild Film Society.
Sponsored by Variety. Robert Boyle (1909 2010) was nominated
for four Academy Awards for his production design on THE SHOOTIST, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF,
GAILY, GAILY and NORTH BY NORTHWEST. He receiverd a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Art
Directors Guild and was presented with an honorary Academy Award in 2008. Among the many
films Boyle designed are THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR, IN COLD BLOOD, THE BIRDS and the
original CAPE FEAR.
WINTER KILLS, 1979, Avco-Embassy (Canal Plus), 97 min.
Director William Richert fashions a fierce lampoon of events surrounding the JFK
assassination. Jeff Bridges, idealistic brother of the slain president, has his life
turned topsy-turvy when hes handed newly-uncovered evidence of a conspiracy. With
John Huston and Anthony Perkins. Film clips and
multi-media presentation prior to the screening. Trailer | Buy Tickets
Saturday, October 16 Celebrate the 88th Anniversary of the Egyptian Theatre this month by
Taking a Tour!
Historic Tour & FOREVER HOLLYWOOD
10:30 AM Behind The Scenes Tour
11:40 AM FOREVER
the total Old Hollywood experience take a docent-led tour of the legendary
1922 Egyptian Theatre. See what it would have been like to be in a Grauman stage show with
a visit to the dressing rooms and singers' boxes. Check out our state-of-the-art
projection booth and more! Discover the painstaking restoration work and the marriage of
modern technology with a landmark of Hollywood history. Add the Hollywood history film FOREVER HOLLYWOOD (55 min.)
following the tour.
Tours will start promptly at
10:30 AM at the box office. Tours are approximately 60 min. Wear your walking shoes!
You will see the old dressing rooms, the singer's boxes and the projection booth (not
normally included on our tours). Reservations are not required, we have room for everyone.
Tours will be held rain or shine. Tickets: $5. Buy
Saturday, October 16 7:30 PM
[Spielberg Theatre] RETROFORMAT
PRESENTS THE GENESIS OF AN ART: FILM TO 1908, approx 90 min. From the Lumiere
Brothers' grand views of old New York to Georges Melies' fantastic "A Trip to the
Moon," we will enjoy some of the wittiest, most beautiful and thought-provoking
primitives, including early experiments in filmic storytelling, from Porter to Pathe,
preserved on amazing 8mm prints. Buy
Monday, October 18 7:00 PM
The 88th Anniversary of the Opening of the Egyptian Theatre! L.A.
Premiere of the Groundbreaking 6K Digital Restoration. Original Roadshow Version! THE TEN COMMANDMENTS, 1956, Paramount, 220 min.
"Let his name be stricken from every pillar and obelisk!" orders imperious
pharaoh Yul Brynner, as favored son-turned-religious rebel Charlton Heston prepares to
lead his people from bondage in Egypt. Cecil B. DeMilles glorious remake of his
earlier 1923 TEN COMMANDMENTS emphasizes the colossal spectacle of the biblical epic, but
never downplays the tremendous human emotions at the core of the story. Andrea Kalas,
Vice President of Archives, and Ronald F. Smith, Vice President of Restoration at
Paramount Pictures will introduce the film. Exhibition of jewelry and costumes from the
film. Coffee & cake will be served during intermission. Mrs.
Lydia Heston will appear in person at the screening. Trailer | Buy
Monday, October 18 7:30 PM [ST]
PREPARING FOR FILM FESTIVALS: GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR
FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE, 180 min. Making the most of your film's festival debut takes both
time and creativity. Film Consultant/Festival Programmer Thomas Ethan Harris (Los Angeles
Film Festival, Palm Springs Short Fest) points the way for your film to achieve its
greatest potential in the big bad festival world! $12 Member,
$15 Student/Senior, $20 General. Trailer | Buy
Sunday, October 24 5:30 PM
LA Premiere of the Digitally Restored Classic War Film!
7-Time Oscar Winner! THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI, 1957, Sony
Repertory, 161 min. Director David Lean won the first of two Academy Awards for Best
Director for this epic portrait of the clash of wills between a British POW, Col.
Nicholson (Alec Guinness), and a tradition-bound Japanese officer (silent film star Sessue
Hayakawa) over the building of a railway bridge in the jungle during World War II. William
Holden stars as the cynically realistic American POW who is forced to trek back into the
hellish jungle to destroy the bridge with Jack Hawkins and his rag-tag team of commandos. Read more
about the restoration. This
presentation of The Bridge on the River Kwai, which originally premiered at the Egyptian
Theatre on December 19, 1957, will be introduced by Grover Crisp, head of film
preservation at Sony Pictures, who will showcase never-before-seen material. Audience members have a chance to win a Blu-Ray
copy of the film. Trailer | Buy Tickets