SEVEN DAYS OF CINEMA: Theatre Calendars You Should Be Watching

Attention, classic movie fans! The next seven days are going to be filled with opportunities for you to get your “classic-film-on-the-big-screen” fix so listen up! We’ve compiled a list of upcoming movies you need to know about for the next week so mark your calendars for the events near you! Also, be sure to follow the theatres listed as they all offer classic screenings throughout the year! Enjoy your theatre-going experience with these movies as they were meant to be seen and, if you’re planning on taking any of our recommendations, feel free to share your experiences with us on social media! We’d love to hear from you on Twitter HERE, Instagram HERE and Facebook HERE!

NATIONWIDE

  • Jan 27, 2019 – TCM and Fathom Events are teaming up to present the TCM Big Screen Classics Series and theatres across the United States will be celebrating the 80th anniversary of the 1939 classic The Wizard of Oz starring Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Burt Lahr, Jack Haley, Margaret Hamilton and Billie Burke. This breathtaking film was meant to be seen on the big screen and fans young and old won’t want to miss this special showing! This beloved classic also will include special insight from Turner Classic Movies. Check their website to see where it will be showing near you! www.fathomevents.com/series/tcm-big-screen-classics
  • Jan 29, 2019 – TCM and Fathom Events are teaming up to present the TCM Big Screen Classics Series and theatres across the United States will be celebrating the 80th anniversary of the 1939 classic The Wizard of Oz starring Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Burt Lahr, Jack Haley, Margaret Hamilton and Billie Burke. This breathtaking film was meant to be seen on the big screen and fans young and old won’t want to miss this special showing! This beloved classic also will include special insight from Turner Classic Movies. Check their website to see where it will be showing near you! www.fathomevents.com/series/tcm-big-screen-classics
  • Jan 30, 2019 – TCM and Fathom Events are teaming up to present the TCM Big Screen Classics Series and theatres across the United States will be celebrating the 80th anniversary of the 1939 classic The Wizard of Oz starring Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Burt Lahr, Jack Haley, Margaret Hamilton and Billie Burke. This breathtaking film was meant to be seen on the big screen and fans young and old won’t want to miss this special showing! This beloved classic also will include special insight from Turner Classic Movies. Check their website to see where it will be showing near you! www.fathomevents.com/series/tcm-big-screen-classics

CALIFORNIA

EL SEGUNDO

  • Feb 1, 2019 – If you’re a fan of the Marx Brothers you need to mark your calendar for 1937’s A Day At The Races at the historic Old Town Music Hall. This is one entertaining flick…classic Marx Brothers! www.oldtownmusichall.org
  • Feb 2, 2019 – If you’re a fan of the Marx Brothers you need to mark your calendar for 1937’s A Day At The Races at the historic Old Town Music Hall. This is one entertaining flick…classic Marx Brothers! www.oldtownmusichall.org

LOS ANGELES

  • Jan 27, 2019 – A screening of 1964’s The Naked Kiss will take place at the historic Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. The film is about a prostitute (Constance Towers) who attempts to turn her life around but, after establishing herself as a nurse in a small town, she discovers that the man she’s supposed to marry has a terrible secret. A pre-screening reception courtesy of Midcentury Productions will start the evening followed by the film. Finally, a discussion after the feature will take place with star of the film, Constance Towers. www.americancinemathequecalendar.com

SAN FRANCISCO

  • Jan 27, 2019 – As part of NOIR CITY 17 the historic Castro Theatre will have three screenings of 1953’s Pickup On South Street and two screenings of 1953’s City That Never Sleeps. www.noircity.com
  • Jan 28, 2019 – As part of NOIR CITY 17 the historic Castro Theatre will have a screening of 1954’s Pushover followed by a screening of 1954’s Private Hell. www.noircity.com
  • Jan 29, 2019 – As part of NOIR CITY 17 the historic Castro Theatre will have a screening of 1955’s Kiss Me Deadly followed by a screening of 1955’s Killer’s Kiss. www.noircity.com
  • Jan 30, 2019 – The historic Balboa Theatre will be showing the classic 1976 horror film Carrie starring Sissy Spacek on 16mm film. www.balboamovies.com
  • Jan 30, 2019 – As part of NOIR CITY 17 the historic Castro Theatre will have a screening of 1956’s The Scarlet Hour followed by a screening of 1956’s A Kiss Before Dying. www.noircity.com
  • Jan 31, 2019 – As part of NOIR CITY 17 the historic Castro Theatre will have a screening of 1957’s Nightfall followed by a screening of 1957’s The Burgler. www.noircity.com
  • Feb 1, 2019 – As part of NOIR CITY 17 the historic Castro Theatre will have a screening of 1958’s Touch of Evil followed by a screening of 1958’s Murder by Contract. www.noircity.com
  • Feb 2, 2019 – As part of NOIR CITY 17 the historic Castro Theatre will have screenings of 1959’s The Crimson Kimono and Odds Against Tomorrow for the matinee features and will have screenings of 1960’s Breathless/A Bout De Souffle and Psycho for the evening features. www.noircity.com

SANTA MONICA

  • Jan 27, 2019 – Catch Mae West and W.C. Fields in the 1940 classic film My Little Chickadee at the historic Aero Theatre! This was one of the most successful movies of 1940 and it remains a classic of sly, double entendres. This is the U.S. premiere of the 4K restoration! Don’t miss it! www.americancinemathequecalendar.com

NEW YORK

NEW YORK CITY

  • Feb 1, 2019 – As part of the Winter 2019 lineup of IFC Center’s Late-Night Favorites series Stephen King’s 1980 classic, The Shining, starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall will be showing for two nights. www.ifccenter.com
  • Feb 2, 2019 – As part of the Winter 2019 lineup of IFC Center’s Late-Night Favorites series Stephen King’s 1980 classic, The Shining, starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall will be showing for two nights. www.ifccenter.com

TEXAS

GRAPEVINE

  • Feb 1, 2019 – Don’t miss the chance to see the 1952 MGM musical Singin’ In The Rain the way it was supposed to be seen…on the big screen! This classic starring Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O’Connor will be shown at the historic Palace Theatre so mark your calendar! www.grapevinetexasusa.com/palace-theatre

 

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* Featured Event/Photo Credit: NOIR CITY 17/Castro Theatre