THE N1#CHIGAN l A[L.Y
Wednesday, January 14, i 97U
THE MICHIGAN DAILY Wednesday, January 14, 1970
TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY - THURSDAY & FRIDAY -SATURDAY & SUNDAY - At 7 and 9:05 P.M.
Jan. 13,14 BIRTH OF A NATION
Dir. D. W. Griffith, 1915
Griffith built a monument to the noble South. KKK membership
increased hugely that year.
Jan. 15, 16 RED RIVER
Dir. Howard Hawks, 1948
Montgomery Glift plays the son of ruthless cattle baron, John
Vayne. The legend of the West as only Hawks can portray it.
Jan.17,18 IVA N THE TERRIBLE, Parti
Dir. Sergei Eisenstein, 1944
"A tidal wave of divinations and horrors" in Eisenstein's epic of
Czar Ivan's rise to power. Music by Prokofiev.
Short: EBB TIDE
Jan.20,21 CHARLIE CHAPLIN FEATURES
"Comedy is life viewed from a distance," Chaplin. Perfection of
timing, choreography, and gesture.
Jan 22, 23 THE LAST LAUGH
Dir. F. W. Murnau, 1924
The tragedy of the loss of position and self-respect accompany-
ing old age. Murnau's silence needs no sub-titles.
Short: ENTR'ACTE Dadist film by Rene Clair
Jan. 24, 25 VIRDIANA
Dir. Luis Bunuel, 1961
Uncompromising probing of repressed sexuality, exploding into
a beggar's banquet. Bunuel was exiled from Spain for his
Short: EXCERPTS FROM DRACULA Bela Lugos
Jan. 27, 28 BUSTER KEATON FEATURE
The great stone-faced acrobat.
Jan.29,30 THE TRIAL OF JOAN OF ARC
Dir. Robert Bresson, 1962
Script taken wholly from the original court transcript.
Short: WOODY WOODPECKER
Jan.31, Feb. 1 DIARY OF A COUNTRY PRIEST
Dir. Robert Bresson, 1950
Bresson expects the audience to bring "Not their brains, but
their capacity for feeling."
Feb. 3, 4 P OTEMKIN
Dir. Sergei Eisenstein, 1925
Classic memorial to the people of the Russian Revolution.
The archetypal montage.
FIRST MAJOR AMERICAN RETROSPECTIVE OF THE
WORK OF SAMUEL FULLER
Feb. 3 I SHOT JESSE JAMES, 1949
RUN OF THE ARROW, 1957
Feb.4 SHOCK CORRIDOR, 1963
Feb. 5 THE STEEL HELMET, 1950
PARK ROW, 1952
Feb. 12, 13 LA RONDE
Dir. Max Ophuls, 1950
Ophuls' merry-go-round of love. Nostalgia, disillusionment,
Short: FELIX THE CAT
Feb.14,15 THE 400 BLOWS
Dir. Francois Truffaut, 1958
Sensitive treatment of confused adolescence. Jean-Pierre Leaud.
Short: ENOUGH TO DO Oliver Hardy
Feb. 17, 18 T HE MALTESE FALCON
Dir. John Huston, 1941
Mary Astor, Humphrey Bogart, Sidney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre,
and Elisha Cook, Jr. with a script by Dashiell Hammett.
Feb. 19,20 METROPOLIS
Dir. Fritz Lang, 1939
Industry fights labor in Lang's expressionistic
society. One of Hitler's favorites.
Feb.21,22 RULES OF THE GAME
Dir. Jean Renoir, 1939
"External reality, is often the expression, the
interior truth," Renoir.
nightmare of future
symbol, of an
Feb.24 GRAND HOTEL
Dir. Edmund Goulding, 1932
"I vant to be alone," Garbo, John and Lionel Barrymore,
Lewis Stone, Joan Crawford, Wallace Berry.
Feb. 25 GODDESS
Dir. John Cromwell, 1958
Based on the life of Marilyn Monroe, masterfully portrayed by
Kim Stanley. Script by Paddy Chayevsky.
Feb. 26, 27 CARNIVAL IN FLANDERS
Dir. Jacques Feyder, 1934
Feyder's humorous, yet politically committed recreation of
Short: TAKE THE NEXT CAR Charlie Chase
Feb. 28, March 1 CONTEMPT (LE MEPRIS)
Dir. Jean-Luc Godard, 1963
"The cinema is interesting because it seizes life and the mortal
aspect of it," Godard. With Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance, Fritz
Lang, and Michel Piccoli.
Short: HER BOY FRIEND Oliver Hardy
March 10-15 ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL
World's largest collection of contemporary underground films.
March 17,18 CITIZEN KANE
Dir. Orson Welles, 1941
Cinema milestone. Classic presentation of W. R. Hearst's life.
March19,20 TROUBLE IN PARADISE
Dir. Ernst Lubitsch, 1932
Herbert Marshall as a high-society pick-pocket. The Lubitsch
touch: a tragedy of manners.
Short: MUSIC BOX Laurel and Hardy
March 21, 22 GRAND ILLUSION
Diir. Jean Renoir, 1937
Renoir: "I made La Grande Illusion because I am a pacifist."
A perfect film. With Erich Von Stroheim.
March 24 THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME
Masterpiece of science speculation. Special effects by Noholy-
Nagy, story by H. G. Wells, with Raymond Massey and Ralph
March 25 THE INVASION OF THE
Dir. Donald Siegal, 1956
The horror of fighting the inhuman and invincible forces of the
pods. With Richard Widmark.
March 26, 27 SULLIVAN'S TRAVELS
Dir. Preston Sturges, 1942
Social comedy as comment by the foremost satirist of the 40's.
Veronica Lake, Joel McCrae
Short: LA TOUR by Rene Clair
March 28, 29 STORM OVER ASIA
Dir. Vsevelod Pudovkin, 1929
A Man of the People fights against capitalistic forces.
Short: THE MARILYN MONROE STORY
March 31 THE OX-BOW INCIDENT
Dir. William Wellman, 1943
Mob rule and lynching in a Western town. Henry Fonda, Dana
Andrews, Anthony Quinn, Henry Morgan.
April 1 HIGH NOON
Dir. Fred Zimmerman, 1952
Gary Cooper has to face the gang alone. Academy Award fbr
the Best Picture of the Year.
April 2, 3 THE MEN WHO TREAD ON
Dir. Akira Kurosawa, 1945
Feudal Japanese Robin Hood story by the master of samurai,
action. Denounced by the U.S. Occupation forces.
Short: SONG OF CEYLON by John Grierson
AprilI4, 5 ALEXANDER NEVSKY
Dir. Sergei Eisenstein, 1938
Operatic and mythic monument to the Russian people and their
historic heroes. Awarded the Order of Lenin in 1939.
With Nikolai Cherkassov. Music by Prokofiev.
April 7 LOUISIANA STORY
Dir. Robert Flaherty, 1948
The impact of machines and money on idyllic Cajun life.
April 8 HIGH SCHOOL
1969. A documentary expose of what our public schools call
"education." Sold out all performances in Ann Arbor last fall.
April9, 10 MIN AND BILL
Dir. George Roy Hill, 1930
The fat Garbo of Tugboat Annie and the fat Brando of Pancho
Villa. Marie Dressler, and Wallace Berry spar like beautiful
bears in heat.
April 1l, 12 THE PUBLIC ENEMY
Dir. William Wellman, 1931
See gangster James Cagney stuff a grapefruit into a girl's face.
Short: HIDE AND SEEK
April 14,15 THE BARKLEYS OF BROADWAY
Dir. Charles Walters, 1949
"You like tomatoes and I like tomatoes; you like potatoes and I
like potatoes. . ." Fred Astair and Ginger Rogers. Delightful.
April 16, 17 LES GIRLS
Dir. George Cukor, 1959
A comic Rashomon recitation by dancing girls. Gene Kelly,
Mitzi Gaynor, Kay Kendall.
April 18, 19 YOU ONLY LIVE ONCE
Dir. Fritz Lang, 1937
HenryrFonda and Sylvia Sidney in Lang's version of the Bonnie
and Clyde story.
Short: PEOPLE'S PARK
AprilI23, 24 A DAY AT THE RACES
Dir. Sam Wood, 1937
The hilarious anarchy of the Marx brothers.
April 25, 26 HORSE FEATHERS
Dir. Norman McLeod, 1932
More of the Marx Brothers' insanity.
Short: HIS X MARKS THE SPOT Buster Keaton
Feb.6 PICKUP ON SOUTH STREET,
Mr. Fuller will discuss his films after the showing.
cooperation with the Creative Arts Festival.
Feb. 7 CHINA GATE, 1957.
Feb. 8 HOUSE OF BAMBOO
Also: THE NAKED KISS Samuel Fuller, 1965. Feb. 3' only.
UNDERWORLD U.S.A. Samuel Fuller, 1961. Feb. 4 only.
Tme and place to be announced.
Note: The Festival schedule is tentative. Please check for date,
time, and place of showings and appearances by Mr. Fuller.
Feb. 10,11 SUNRISE
Dir. F. W. Murnau, 1927
Silent story of Everyman 's
temptation, fall, and redemption
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