Wednesday, December 23, 1970 - Tuesday, February 16, 1971 (8 Weeks)
The Great White Hope
Starring James Earl Jones and Jane Alexander
Directed by Martin Ritt
A 20th Century-Fox Picture in Panavision and DeLuxe Color
103 Minutes / Rated GP
Daily at: 12:15, 2:15, 4:15, 6:15, 8:15 and 10:15 PM
 
 
Wednesday, February 17, 1971 - Thursday, March 4, 1971 (2 Weeks)
Promise at Dawn
Starring Melina Mercouri and Assaf Dayan
Directed by Jules Dassin
An Avco Embassy Release in DeLuxe Color
99 Minutes / GP
Daily at: 12:15, 2:15, 4:15, 6:15, 8:15 and 10:15 PM
 
 
Friday, March 5, 1971 - Tuesday, March 30, 1971 (4 Weeks)
Cold Turkey
Starring Dick Van Dyke and Pippa Scott
Directed by Norman Lear
A United Artists Release in DeLuxe Color
99 Minutes / GP
Daily at: 12:15, 2:15, 4:15, 6:15, 8:15 and 10:15 PM
Monday, March 8, 1971 @ 7:00 PM
"FIGHT OF THE CENTURY" Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier
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All Seats $15.00
--
Day and Date:
Fox Wilshire Theatre, Beverly Hills
Alex Theatre
, Glendale
Alcazar Theatre
, Bell
Fox Redondo Theatre
, Redondo Beach
Fox Fullerton Theatre
, Fullerton
Fox Riverside Theatre
, Riverside
 
 
Wednesday, March 31, 1971 - Tuesday, May 11, 1971 (6 Weeks)
Valdez is Coming
Starring Burt Lancaster and Susan Clark
Directed by Edwin Sherwin
A United Artists Release in DeLuxe Color
90 Minutes / Rated GP
Daily at: 12:15, 2:15, 4:15, 6:15, 8:15 and 10:15 PM
Day and Date:
South Coast Plaza Theatre #1, Costa Mesa
Highway 39 Drive-In Theatre, Westminster
 
Wednesday, May 12, 1971 - Thursday, June 17, 1971 (5 Weeks)
Pretty Maids all in a Row
Starring Rock Hudson and Angie Dickinson
Directed by Roger Vadim
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture in Metrocolor
91 Minutes / Rated R
Daily at: 12:15, 2:15, 4:15, 6:15, 8:15 and 10:15 PM
Tuesday, May 18, 1971
Grauman's Chinese Theatre 44th Birthday Today
Day and Date:
Harbor Twin Theatres, Costa Mesa
Orange Drive-In Theatre, Orange
 
World Premiere Engagement
Friday, June 18, 1971 - Tuesday, July 13, 1971 (4 Weeks)
Wild Rovers
Starring William Holden and Ryan O'Neal
Directed by Blake Edwards
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture in Metrocolor and Panavision
106 Minutes (Initial Cut) / Rated GP
Daily at: 12:15, 2:15, 4:15, 6:15, 8:15 and 10:15 PM;
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 12:15 AM
 
Wednesday, July 14, 1971 - Wednesday, August 11, 1971 (4 Weeks)
Evel Knievel
Starring George Hamilton and Sue Lyon
Directed by Marvin Chomsky
A Fanfare Films Release in Metrocolor
88 Minutes / Rated GP
Daily at: 12:15, 2:15, 4:15, 6:15, 8:15 and 10:15 PM;
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 12:15 AM
 
 
Thursday, August 12, 1971 - Thursday, September 30, 1971 (9 Weeks)
The Love Machine
Starring Dyan Cannon and Robert Ryan
Directed by Jack Haley Jr.
A Columbia Pictures Release in Color
106 Minutes / Rated R
Daily at: 12:15, 2:15, 4:15, 6:15, 8:15 and 10:15 PM;
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 12:15 AM
Day and Date:
Loew's Century 21 Theatre, Anaheim
 
 
Friday, October 1, 1971 - Wednesday, November 3, 1971 (5 Weeks)
Skin Game
Starring James Garner and Lou Gossett
Directed by Paul Bogart
A Cherokee Production in Panavision and Technicolor
A Warner Bros. / Kinney Leisure Service Release
102 Minutes / Rated GP
Daily at: 12:15, 2:15, 4:15, 6:15, 8:15 and 10:15 PM;
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 12:15 AM
Day and Date:
Lincoln Drive-In Theatre, Buena Park
Harbor Twin Theatres
, Costa Mesa
 
 
Friday, November 4, 1971 - Sunday, November 14, 1971
The First Los Angeles International Film Exposition - FILMEX

Presented by the FILMEX Board of Trusees
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
The American Film Institute
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art
The Harold Lloyd Foundation
and the film schools of UCLA, USC and Cal Arts

Gary Essert, Director
Gary Abrahams, Assistant Director
Beverly Walker, Press Representative

The FILMEX Board:
Philip Chamberlin, Chairman
Norman Corwin, George Cukor, Arthur Knight, Walter Mirisch, Edward Rubin, Rosalind Russell, and King Vidor

Presented in cooperation with the Motion Picture Association of America
Thursday, November 4, 1971

Free Program @ 11:00 AM: A Tribute to the American Cinema

THE MISFITS
Starring Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe
Directed by John Huston
A Seven Arts Production
A United Artists Release
124 Minutes


Premiere @ 7:30 PM:

THE LAST PICTURE SHOW
Starring Timothy Bottoms and Jeff Bridges
Directed by Peter Bogdanovich
A BBS Production
A Columbia Pictures Release
119 Minutes
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Short: Evolution, by Mike Mills / 11 Minutes

Friday, November 5, 1971


Free Program @ 11:00 and 2:00 PM: A Tribute to the American Cinema

PENNY SERENADE

Starring Cary Grant and Irene Dunne
Directed by George Stevens
A Columbia Picture
125 Minutes


@ 7:00 PM:

THE DECAMERON
Starring Fraco Citti and Ninetto Davoli
Directed by Pier Paolo Passolini
A United Artists Release in Color
101 Minutes / Rated X
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Short: S.W.L.A., by Rob Thompson / 6 Minutes


@ 9:30 PM:

BLUSHING CHARLIE (Lyckiga Skitar)
Starring Bernt Lundquist and Solveig Ternstrom
Directed by Volgöt Sjoman
A Sandrews Production
A Swedish Film Institue Presentation
88 Minutes
--
Short: Henry from Nine to Five, by Bob Godfrey / 6 Minutes


@ Midnight:

SEX (A.K.A. WOMEN IN REVOLT)
Starring Candy Darling and Jackie Curtis
Directed by Paul Morrisey
An Andy Warhol Films Production
88 Minutes
--
Short: Love Toad, by Greg Von Buchan / 2 Minutes


Saturday, November 6, 1971


Free Program @ 11:00 and 2:00 PM: A Tribute to the American Cinema

UNFAITHFULLY YOURS
Starring Rex Harrison and Linda Darnell
Directed by Preston Sturgis
A 20th Century-Fox Picture
105 Minutes
--
Short: The Fountain of Youth, by Orson Welles / 27 Minutes


@ 7:00 PM:

IN THE SUMMERTIME (Durante L'estate)

Starring Renato Paracchi and Rosanna Callegari
Directed by Ermanno Olmi
An RAI / Palumbo Production
110 Minutes
--
Short: Mary, by Ira Wohl / 24 Minutes


American Premiere @ 9:30 PM:

THE BYELORUSSIAN STATION (Belorusskiy vokzal)
Starring Yevgeny Leonov and Anatoly Popanov
Directed by Andrei Smirnov
A Mosfilm Studios Production
130 Minutes
--
Short: Osaka 1-2-3, by John Whitney / 3 Minutes


@ Midnight

THE FILMS OF JOHN AND YOKO
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RAPE II / Starring Nicholas D. Knowland and Eva Majlath / Directed by John Lennon and Yoko Ono / 40 Minutes
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FLY / Starring Virginia Lust Directed by John Lennon and Yoko Ono / 25 Minutes
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APOTHEOSIS / Starring John Lennon and Yoko Ono / Directed by John Lennon and Yoko Ono / 18 Minutes
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ERECTION / Directed by John Lennon and Yoko Ono / 20 Minutes
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Plus: Three Short Musical Numbers ! ! !


Sunday, November 6, 1971


Free Program @ 11:00 and 2:00 PM: A Tribute to the American Cinema

DOCKS OF NEW YORK
Starring George Bancroft and Betty Compson
Directed by Josef von Sternberg
A Paramount Picture
80 Minutes
--
Presented with Drums, Clainet and Bass accompaniment, directed by John Green and Al Woodbury


@ 7:00 PM: A Tribute to the American Cinema

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
Starring Theodore Roberts and Charles DeRoche
Directed by Cecil B. DeMille
A Paramount Picture
110 Minutes
--
Presented with a 21-piece orchestral accompaniment, under the direction of Louis Fratturo, and produced by Milt Larson


@ 9:30 PM:

FATA MORGANA
Starring Lotte Eisner and Eugen Des Montagnes
Directed by Werner Herzog
A Werner Herzog Filmproduktion
78 Minutes

Monday, November 7, 1971


Beginning at 9:00 AM:

THE AFRED HITCOCK MARATHON
--
THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH
Starring Leslie Banks and Edna Best
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
A Gaumont British Picture Corporation Production
84 Minutes
--
THE SECRET AGENT
Starring John Gielgud and Peter Lorre
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
A Gaumont British Picture Corporation Production
86 Minutes
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FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT
Starring Joel McCray and Laraine Day
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
A United Artists Release
120 Minutes
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ROPE
Starrring James Stewart and John Dall
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
A Warner Bros. Picture in Technicolor
80 Minutes
--
I CONFESS
Starring Montgomery Clif and Anne Baxter
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
A Warner Bros. Picture
95 Minutes
--
VERTIGO
Starring James Stewart and Kim Novak
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
A Paramount Release in Technicolor and VistaVision
128 Minutes


Short Film Program @ 9:30 PM

FILMS FROM THE UNDERGROUND
Program Coordinated by Charles Lippencott
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COARAZE, by Jules Engel / 13 Minutes
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MOTION ANALYSIS/MOOD ELEVATION, by David Lourie / 32 Minutes
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WAR ZONE, by Neon Park / 3 Minutes
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PUTTING THE BABIES BACK, by Neal White / 5 Minutes
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CYBERNETIC 5.3, by John Stehura / 8 Minutes
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Intermission
--
ANSELMO, by Chick Strand / 3 Minutes
--
RUNS GOOD, by Pat O'Neill / 13 Minutes
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MARGUERITE, by Betty Jao-Jung Chen / 4 Minutes
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OXO-OMO-ONO, by John Walsh / 1 Minute
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TERMINAL SELF, by John Whitney, Jr. / 10 Minutes
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PORTRAIT, by Donna Deitch / 17 Minutes


Tuesday, Nove,ber 9, 1971


Free Program @ 11:00 and 2:00 PM: A Tribute to the American Cinema

ACE IN THE HOLE
Starring Kirk Douglas and Jan Sterling
Directed by Billy Wilder
A Paramount PIcture
111 Minutes


@ 7:00 PM: A Tribute to the American Cinema

MODERN TIMES
Starring Chales Chaplin and Paulette Goddard
Directed by Chales Chaplin
A Charles Chaplin Production / A United Artists Release
85 Minutes
--
Short: The "Lubbaby of Broadway" sequence from GOLD DIGGERS OF 1935, Directed by Busby Berkeley


@ 9:30 PM:

RIP-OFF
Starring Don Scardino and Ralph Endersby
Directed by Donald Shebib
A Pheonix Film Production
89 Minutes / Rated R
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I Don't Know, by Penelope Spheeris / 20 Minutes


Wednesday, November 10, 1971


Free Program @ 11:00 and 2:00 PM: A Tribute to the American Cinema

THE LONG VOYAGE HOME
Starring John Wayne and Thomas Mitchell
Directed by John Ford
A Walter Wanger Production / A United Artists Release
105 Minutes


American Premiere @ 7:00 PM:

ANNA
Starring Harriet Andersen and Marja Packalen
Directed by Jörn Donner
A Stockholm Film Production
98 Minutes
--
Short: Clay, by Robert L. Estrin


@ 9:30 PM:

THE MURDER OF FRED HAMPTON
Starring Fred Hampton and Rennie Davis
Directed by Howard Alk
A Chicago Film Group, MGA Production
88 Minutes


Thursday, November 11, 1971


Free Program @ 11:00 and 2:00 PM: A Tribute to the American Cinema

LADY OF THE PAVEMENTS
Starring Lupe Valez and William Boyd
Directed by D.W. Griffith
A United Artists Release
93 Minutes
--
Presented with organ accompaniment by Chauncey Haines


@ 7:00 PM: A Tribute to the American Cinema

THE KID BROTHER
Starring Harold Lloyd and Jobyna Ralston
Directed by Ted Wilde and Harold Lloyd
A Paramount Release
85 Minutes
--
Short: Fatty's Seaside Lovers, by Mack Sennett
--
Presented with organ accompaniment by Gaylord Carter


@ 9:30 PM:

THE BUTCHER (Le Boucher)
Starring Jean Yanne and Stéphane Audran
Directed by Claude Chabrol
A Les Films de la Boétle / Euro International Film Production
93 Minutes / Rated GP
--
Short: Foreign Tongue French, by Mel Sharpe


Friday, November 12, 1971


Free Program @ 11:00 and 2:00 PM: A Tribute to the American Cinema

BABY DOLL
Starring Karl Malden and Carrol Baker
Directed by Elia Kazan
A Warner Bros. Picture
114 Minutes


@ 7:00 PM:

THE RIVER
Starring Patricia Walters and Nora Swinburne
Directed by Jean Renoir
A Oriental International Production In Technicolor
A United Artists Release
99 Minutes
--
Short: The City, by Sabin Balasa


@ 9:30 PM:

PEAU d'ANE
Starring Catherine Deneuve and Jean Marais
Directed by Jacques Demy
A Marianne / Parc Films Production
90 Minutes


@ Midnight:

MYSTERY OF THE WAX MUSEUM
Starring Lionel Atwill and Fay Wray
Directed by Michael Curtiz
A Warner Bros. / First National Picture in Technicolor
71 Minutes
--
Short: The Sneeze, by David Shepard


Saturday, November 13, 1971


Free Program @ 11:00 and 2:00 PM: A Tribute to the American Cinema

THE THREE CABALLEROS
with the voices of Aurora Miranda and Carmen Molina
Directed by Norman Ferguson, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney, Bill Roberts, and Harold Young
A Walt Disney Production in Technicolor
An R-K-O- Radio Pictures Release
72 Minutes
--
Short: The Band Concert, Starring Mickey Mouse and Dolnald Duck / Directed by Wilfred Jackson / A Walt Disney Production in Technicolor / A United Artists Release
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Short: Mother Goose Goes Hollywood, with the voices of Dave Barry and Sara Berner / Directed by Dick Rickard / A Walt Disney Production in Technicolor / An R-K-O Radio Pictures Release


Short Program @ 7:00 PM:

THE ART OF ANIMATION
Program co-sponsored by ASIFA and coordinated by Philip Chamberlain
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The Caterpillar and the Wild Animals, by Gerard Baldwin
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Breath, by Jimmy Murakami / 4 Minutes
--
The Kidnapping of the Sun and the Moon, by Sandor Reisenbuchler
--
The Big Yellow Taxi, by John Wilson / 3 Minutes
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Kisses, by Ionesco Popescu-Gopo
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Uppity Albert McGuire, by John Stern and Steve Adams / 9 Minutes
--
The Red and Black (Czerwone i Czarne), by Witold Giersz / 7 Minutes
--
Rainbow Bear, by Bill Melendez / 5 Minutes
--
Kama Sutra Rides Again, by Bob Godfrey / 9 Minutes
--
The Unicycle Race, by Robert Swarthe / 8 Minutes
--
Intermission
--
Rapid Transit, by John Kimball
--
Silence, by Jules Engel
--
Cosmodrome, by Frantisek Vystrcil / 10 Minutes
--
Seven Films from the Zagreb Studios in Yogoslavia, introduced by Zelmir Matko:

Mask of the Red Death, by Man fredo Manfredi and Branko Ranitovic / 10 Minutes
Time of the Vampires, by Nikola Majdak / 10 Minutes
The Flower Lovers
The Collectionist
Make Love, Not War, by Zlatko Grgic / 1 Minutes
The Liberator
The Man Who Had to Sing, by Milan Blazekovic / 9 Minutes


@ 9:30 PM:

FOUR NIGHTS OF A DREAMER (Quarte Nuits d'un Reveur)
Starring Isabel Weingarten and Guillaume des Forets
Directed by Robert Bresson
A New Yorker Films Release
87 Minutes
--
Short: Oisin, by Patrick Carey / 17 Minutes


@ Midnight:

WR: MYSTERIES OF THE ORGANISM
Starring Milena Dravic and Ivica Vidovic
Directed by Dusan Makavejev
A Neoplanta / Telepool Production
A Cinema 5 Release
84 Minutes


Sunday, November 14, 1971


Free Program @ 11:00 and 2:00 PM: A Tribute to the American Cinema

THE STUDENT PRINCE IN OLD HEIDELBERG
Starring Ramon Novarro and Norma Shearer
Directed by Ernst Lubitsch
A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
105 Minutes
--
Presented with organ accompaniment by Ann Leaf


Closing Night @ 7:30 PM:

MURMUR OF THE HEART (Le Souffle au Coeur)
Starring Lea Massari and Benoit Ferreux
Directed by Louis Malle
A Walter Reade Organization Release
118 Minutes
--
Short: Synchromy, by Norman McLaren / 7 Minutes

 
  Monday, November 15, 1971
Theatre Dark
 
 
Tuesday, November 16, 1971 - Thursday, December 16, 1971 (4 Weeks)
House of Wax
Starring Vincent Price and Frank Lovejoy
Directed by André De Toth
A Warner Bros. Picture in Natural Vision and WarnerColor
A Sherpix / Stereovision International Presentation
Presented in 70mm Stereovision 3-D, Technicolor, 6-Track Stereophonic Sound
90 Minutes / Rated GP
Daily at: 12:15, 1:55, 3:35, 5:15, 8:40, and 10:20 PM
I attended a performance during this engagement - ED
Opening on November 24, 1971:
Cinemaland Theatre, Anaheim
 
 
Friday, December 17, 1971 - Tuesday, March 14, 1972 (13 Weeks)
Diamonds Are Forever
Starring Sean Connery and Jill St. John
Directed by Guy Hamilton
A United Artists Release in Panavision and Technicolor
120 Minutes / Rated GP
Daily at: 9:00 and 11:15 AM, 1:25, 3:35, 5:45, 8:00 and 10:25 PM and 12:25 AM
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 2:30 AM
Showtimes from Monday, January 3, 1972:
Daily at: 11:15 AM, 1:25, 3:35, 5:45, 8:00 and 10:25 PM and 12:25 AM
Showtimes from Monday, January 10, 1972:
11:15 AM, 1:25, 3:35, 5:45, 8:00 and 10:25 PM

I attended a performance during this engagement - ED
Day and Date:
Crest Theatre, North Long Beach
Long Beach Drive-In Theatre, Long Beach
Fountain Valley Drive-In Theatre, Fountain Valley
 
 
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