Fasten Your Seatbelts (Part 2): 20th Century Fox

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Building off our popular 75th anniversary Fox tribute in 2010, the iconic searchlights will beam once again at the Walter Reade Theater for this big screen showcase of 16 unforgettable films. Ten DCP restorations and six beautiful studio library 35mm prints, with a focus on a single artist and their creative contribution to each film, make this a truly rare moviegoing event. Series programmed by Josh Strauss.

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3 Women

3 Women

Robert Altman | 1977 | 35mm | 124 mins

Director Spotlight: Robert Altman

At an isolated desert health spa for the elderly, three young women (Shelley Duvall, Sissy Spacek, and Janice Rule) form an unusual bond in Altman’s most psychologically haunting and visually captivating film.

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Anastasia

Anastasia

Anatole Litvak | 1956 | Restored DCP | 105 mins

Composer Spotlight: Alfred Newman

Returning to Hollywood after years of working with husband Roberto Rossellini in Italy, Ingrid Bergman dazzled American audiences with her portrayal of an amnesiac with a striking resemblance to the Grand Duchess Anastasia.

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Blood and Sand

Blood and Sand

Rouben Mamoulian | 1941 | Restored DCP | 125 mins

Art Director Spotlight: Richard Day

Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Rita Hayworth, and Anthony Quinn co-star in this early Technicolor spectacle about a peasant who rises to fame and fortune in the bull arenas of Madrid.

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The Boston Strangler

The Boston Strangler

Richard Fleischer | 1968 | 35mm | 116 mins

Actor Spotlight: Tony Curtis

Tony Curtis gives his best performance since Some Like it Hot with a very dark turn as the mentally unstable Albert DeSalvo in this slick manhunt to find the most talked about serial killer in the nation.

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

George Roy Hill | 1969 | Restored DCP | 110 mins

Composer Spotlight: Burt Bacharach

Outlaws Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid show off their flair for perfect comedic timing as they pull off one heist after another in what proved to be the biggest box office hit of 1969.

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Dirty Mary Crazy Larry

Dirty Mary Crazy Larry

John Hough | 1974 | 35mm | 93 mins

Actor Spotlight: Peter Fonda

In Fox’s most popular release of 1974, would-be race car driver Larry (Peter Fonda) and his mechanic Deke (Adam Roark) pull off a major grocery store heist, but must keep one step ahead of the law in a high-speed, muscle car romp across California.

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The French Connection

The French Connection

William Friedkin | 1971 | Restored DCP | 104 mins

Cinematographer Spotlight: Owen Roizman

Winner of five Academy Awards including Best Picture, Friedkin’s crime thriller is an enduring classic and features one of the most memorable and exhilarating car chases in cinema, shot under the elevated B train in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn.

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The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath

John Ford | 1940 | Restored DCP | 129 mins

Actor Spotlight: Henry Fonda

Forced off their land during The Dust Bowl, the Joad family’s journey from Oklahoma to California is depicted in this historic film version of John Steinbeck’s Depression-era masterpiece.

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Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte

Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte

Robert Aldrich | 1964 | 35mm | 133 mins

Actress Spotlight: Bette Davis

Robert Aldrich’s glorious melodramatic chiller follows a Southern woman’s (Bette Davis) mysterious descent into madness after the return of her cousin (Olivia de Havilland).

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The Last of the Mohicans (Director’s Cut)

The Last of the Mohicans (Director’s Cut)

Michael Mann | 1992 | Restored DCP | 114 mins

Director Spotlight: Michael Mann

At the height of the battle between the British and the French for control of the American colonies, frontiersman Hawkeye (Daniel-Day Lewis) saves two newly arrived English settling sisters.

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Laura

Laura

Otto Preminger | 1944 | Restored DCP | 88 mins

Actress Spotlight: Gene Tierney

Laura Hunt (Gene Tierney) has been murdered, and as NYC detective Mark McPherson (Dana Andrews) investigates, he finds that everyone seems to be in love with her—eventually he, too, falls under her spell.

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My Darling Clementine

My Darling Clementine

John Ford | 1946 | 35mm | 97 mins

Director Spotlight: John Ford

In what many consider Ford’s best Western, Wyatt Earp (Henry Fonda) is forced to deal with town criminals while tracking down and bringing to justice the men who killed his brothers, leading to the the history-making confrontation at the O.K. Corral.

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The Panic in Needle Park

The Panic in Needle Park

Jerry Schatzberg | 1971 | Restored DCP | 110 mins

Director Spotlight: Jerry Schatzberg, in person for Q&A!

The nickname for Sherman Square Park on 72nd and Broadway and a haven for junkies during the Lindsay years, Needle Park follows Bobby (Al Pacino) and Helen (Kitty Winn) through the cold, corrupt powerlessness of their addiction to heroin.

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The Snake Pit

The Snake Pit

Anatole Litvak | 1948 | 35mm | 108 mins

Actress Spotlight: Olivia de Havilland

Anatole Litvak’s gruelingly-researched drama starring Olivia de Havilland affected real policy changes through its depiction of the brutal regimentation of mental institution staff during the 40s and 50s.

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The Three Faces of Eve

The Three Faces of Eve

Nunnally Johnson | 1957 | Restored DCP | 91 mins

Actress Spotlight: Joanne Woodward

Joanne Woodward portrays a woman with multiple personalities in a star-making performance that earned her critical acclaim and the 1958 Academy Award for Best Actress.

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Valley of the Dolls

Valley of the Dolls

Mark Robson | 1967 | Restored DCP | 123 mins

Director Spotlight: Mark Robson

The film version of Jacqueline Susann’s novel is “camp” at its best. We follow the rise and fall of three starlets that succumb to dark mascara, liquid eyeliner and prescription pills. Patty Duke’s singing scenes alone make the film a must-see, especially on the big screen with an audience.

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