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Jean Harlow/Victor Fleming pre-code double bill on the big screen - July 25th - July 26th in Los Angeles, CA"Bombshell" (1933)Fri: 7:30 pm; Sat: 3:30 & 7:30 pm
- 1933, USA, 35mm, 96 minutes
- Directed by Victor Fleming; screenplay by John Lee Mahin and Jules Furthman, from the play by Caroline Francke and Mack Crane; starring Jean Harlow, Lee Tracy, Frank Morgan, Franchot Tone, Pat O’Brien
"Red Dust" (1932)
Fri: 9:25 pm; Sat: 5:25 & 9:25 pm
- 1932. USA, 35mm, 83 minutes
- Directed by Victor Fleming; screenplay by John Mahin, Donald Ogden Stewart (uncredited), from the play by Wilson Collison; starring Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Gene Raymond, Mary Astor, Donald Crisp, Tully Marshall
The New Beverly Cinema 7165 W. Beverly Blvd., one block West of La Brea 323/938-4038
Admission: $8.00 http://www.newbevcinema.com/index.cfm
"Robin Hood" (1973)
Happy Birthday Virginia Katherine McMath aka Ginger Rogers!
(July 16, 1911 –
April 25, 1995)
“Ginger owes much of her professional longevity to her singular versatility. There are few who can act comedy and drama, as well as sing and dance. Ginger continues to conceive fresh activity and new fields. She is still stagestruck and screenstruck. Further, she retains the nerve of a newcomer, and the courage of a champion. What is a movie star, anyway? Is it magnetism? Well then, what’s magnetism? Or personality, for that matter. The mysterious quality is more than talent. The indefinable has been defined as ‘human warmth’, ‘mass appeal’ and ‘identification’, among other things. Whatever it is, Ginger Rogers had it and has it.” - Garson Kanin
“She was the dance queen of Hollywood … and George Balanchine once remarked that he only came to America because it was a land of girls like Ginger Rogers. Some of the others may have been better dancers; Ginger Rogers was a better star. Only with her did dance in the movie musical become a medium of serious emotion, only with her did Fred Astaire do his very best work, only with her did sophistication suddenly become accessible to all.” – Sheridan Morley
"I don’t think there’s ever been anyone like Ginger, never. She was heaven." - Stanley Donen
Charles Laughton and Elsa Lanchester, 1930s. A legendary marriage.