Movie Quote of the Month
"The church people clamor for clean pictures, but they all come out to see Mae West"
A Lousiana film exhibitor quoted on page 210 in Forbidden Hollywood: When Sex Ruled the Movies by Mark Viera
"You danced again in the Bois in Paris, the trees like monstrous black pagodas against the night, the stars brilliant as sequins on an archangel's floating cloak, the magically white faces of women, the lights in the night making love to the black shadows in their hair, their lips as red as lobsters, their arm-pits as clean as ivory, the men talking with facile gestures, the whole tapestry of the Chateau de Madrid like a painted fan against a summer night. They call this rhythm the Blues, which is short for a low state of vitality brought about by the action of life on the liver. O Baby, it's divine!"
The Green Hat by Michael Arlen, p.110, adapted (confusingly) into A Woman of Affairs starring Greta Garbo and John Gilbert.
NEW: May 22:
Female (1933) Directed by Michael Curtiz, William Wellman and William Dieterle. Ruth Chatterton, George Brent, Lois Wilson (60 min) (12 stills).
NEW: May 1:
Red Dust (1932) Directed by Victor Fleming. Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Mary Astor (83 min.) (13 stills)
NEW: April 26:
Shakespeare Wallah (1965) Directed by James Ivory. Shashi Kapoor, Felicity Kendal, Geoffrey Kendal (120 minutes) DCP (6 stills)
NEW: April 24:
Love is a Racket (1932) Directed by William Wellman. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Ann Dvorak, Frances Dee, Lee Tracy, Lyle Talbot, Warren Hymer. (72 min) (9 stills) Updated.
NEW: April 19:
The Sea Wolf (1941) Directed by Michael Curtiz. Edward G. Robinson, Ida Lupino, John Garfield (104 min) Restored DCP. (8 stills)
NEW: March 29:
Falbalas (1945) (Fancy Frills) Directed by Jacques Becker. Ramond Rouleau, Micheline Presle, Jean Chevrier (111 min) French with English subtitles. DCP (11 stills)
NEW: March 27:
Night Nurse (1931) Directed by William A. Wellman. Barbara Stanwyck, Ben Lyon, Joan Blondell (71 min) (8 stills).
NEW: March 17:
Little Shop of Horrors (1960) Directed by Roger Corman. Jonathan Haze, Jackie Joseph, Mel Welles, Jack Nicholson (72 minutes) (5 stills)
A Little Chaos (2014) Directed by Alan Rickman. Kate Winslet, Matthew Schoenaerts, Alan Rickman (112 min) R (5 stills)
NEW: March 15:
Rosita (1923) Directed by Ernst Lubitsch. Mary Pickford, George Walsh, Holbrook Blinn (90 min) Restored by The Museum of Modern Art with support from The Louis B. Mayer Foundation, RT Features, The Film Foundation, and The Celeste Bartos Fund for Film Preservation. Special thanks to The Mary Pickford Foundation and Filmmuseum München. (15 stills).
NEW: (Updated) March 13:
I'm No Angel (1933) Directed by Wesley Ruggles. Screenplay by Mae West. Mae West, Cary Grant (87 min) (6 stills)
NEW: (Updated) February 27:
Shanghai Express (1932) Directed by Josef von Sternberg. Marlene Dietrich, Clive Brook, Anna May Wong (82 min) (11 stills)
NEW: February 22:
The Crime of Monsieur Lange (1936) Directed by Jean Renoir. Rene Lefevre, Florelle, Jules Berry (79min) French with English subtitles. (3 stills).
NEW: February 13:
Girls About Town (1931) Directed by George Cukor. Kay Francis, Lilyan Tashman, Joel McCrea. (80 Min) 35mm print from Universal Archive (10 stills)
NEW: (Updated) February 13:
King Kong (1933) Directed by Merian C. Cooper. Robert Armstong, Fay Wray, Bruce Cabot (100 min) (5 Stills).
NEW: (Updated) January 30:
Baby Face (1933) Directed by Alfred E. Green. Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Donald Cook (76 min).(6 photos)
NEW: January 25:
Dave (1993) Directed by Ivan Reitman. Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Frank Langella (110 min) PG-13, 35mm print from UNCSA (3 stills).
NEW: January 18:
The King of Comedy (1982) Directed by Martin Scorsese. Robert De NIro, Jerry Lewis, Sandra Bergman (109 min) PG. DCP. (6 stills).
NEW: January 11:
Being There (1979) Directed by Hal Ashby. Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas (130 min) PG. DCP (4 stills)
NEW: November 14:
Broadcast News (1987) Written and Directed by James L. Brooks. Holly Hunter, William Hurt, Albert Brooks (133 minutes) R (8 stills).
NEW: November 2:
Carnival of Souls (1962) Directed by Herk Harvey. Candace Hilligoss, Frances Feist, Sidney Berger (78 min) PG (7 stills)
NEW: October 26:
Dead of Night (1945) Directed by Alberto Cavalcanti, Robert Hamer, 2 others. Mervyn Johns, Michael Redgrave, Googie Withers (77 min) DCP (8 stills)
NEW: October 24:
Nine to Five (1980) Written and Directed by Colin Higgins. Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton, Dabney Colman (110 min). (7 stills)
NEW: October 19:
Ride the Pink Horse (1947) Directed by and starring Robert Montgomery. Thomas Gomez, Wanda Hendrix (101 min) Universal Studio Archive 35mm print (10 stills)
NEW: October 12:
City Slickers (1991) Directed by Ron Underwood. Billy Crystal, Jack Palance, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby (113 min) PG-13. 35mm print (6 stills)
NEW: October 3:
Monkey Business (1953) Directed by Howard Hawks. Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn, Marilyn Monroe (97 min). (8 stills)
NEW: September 26:
Born Yesterday (1950) Directed by George Cukor. Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford. 103 min (5 stills)
NEW: September 12:
Ninotchka (1939) Directed by Ernst Lubitsch. Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, Ina Claire. (110 min) (7 stills).
NEW: August 29
Why Be Good? (1929) Directed by William A. Seiter. Colleen Moore, Neil Hamilton, Bodil Rosing. (81 min). DCP restoration. (8 stills).
NEW: August 8:
Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944) Written and Directed by Preston Sturges. Eddie Bracken, Betty Hutton, Diana Lynn, William Demarest (9 stills)
NEW: July 25:
The Lady Eve (1941) Written and Directed by Preston Sturges. Henry Fonda, Barbara Stanwyck, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette, William Demarest (94 min)(11 stills) Updated
NEW: July 18:
The Awful Truth (1937) Directed by Leo McCarey. Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Ralph Bellamy (91 min) (10 stills) Updated
NEW: June 1:
The Odd Couple (1968) Directed by Gene Saks. Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, John Fiedler, Herb Edelman (105 min.) Updated