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'Ber Month Episode Schedule

Sep 1, 2019

Greetings friends!

Just a little extra-advanced information about our upcoming Fall Schedule. Your humble buggy drivers understand that watching this many movies takes time!

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***N.B.: November 15th and December 20th episode information will be provided once we get a look at the TIFF Lightbox Cinematheque's Fall schedule.*** 


September 6: Fear & Moviegoing in Toronto - TIFF Sternberg/Dietrich retrospective, Part II: BLONDE VENUS (1932); THE SCARLET EMPRESS (1934); THE DEVIL IS A WOMAN (1935); final thoughts

September 13: Hollywood Studios Year-by-Year - Paramount, 1930: Applause (dir. Rouben Mamoulian) and Behind the Make-Up (dirs. Robert Milton and Dorothy Arzner)

September 20: Acteurist Oeuvre-view - Jennifer Jones - Part 1: THE SONG OF BERNADETTE (1943; dir. Henry King) & SINCE YOU WENT AWAY (1944; dir. John Cromwell)

September 27: Hollywood Studios Year-By-Year – MGM, 1930 - NOT SO DUMB (dir. King Vidor) & THE BISHOP MURDER CASE (dirs. David Burton & Nick Grinde)

October 4: Autumn Special Subject - Nora Ephron - WHEN HARRY MET SALLY (1989; dir. Rob Reiner) & YOU'VE GOT MAIL (1998; dir. Nora Ephron)

October 11: Hollywood Studios Year-by-Year – Warner Brothers, 1930: THE DAWN PATROL (dir. Howard Hawks) & PLAYING AROUND (dir. Mervyn Leroy)

October 18: Acteurist Oeuvre-view - Jennifer Jones - Part 2: LOVE LETTERS (1945; dir. William Dieterle) & CLUNY BROWN (1946; dir. Ernst Lubitsch)

October 25: Hollywood Studios Year-by-Year - Fox Film Corporation, 1930: LILIOM (dir. Frank Borzage) & UP THE RIVER (dir. John Ford)

October 31: Hallowe’en 2019 Special Subject: DRACULA (1931; dir. Tod Browning) & BRAM STOKER’S DRACULA (1992; dir. Francis Ford Coppola)

November 8: Hollywood Studios Year-By-Year – RKO, 1930: MIDNIGHT MYSTERY (dir. George B. Seitz) & THE SILVER HORDE (dir. George Archainbaud)

November 15: Fear & Moviegoing in Toronto (retrospective subject TBA)

November 22: Acteurist Oeuvre-view - Jennifer Jones - Part 3: DUEL IN THE SUN (1946; dirs. King Vidor et al) & PORTRAIT OF JENNIE (1948; dir. WILLIAM DIETERLE)

November 29: Hollywood Studios Year-By-Year – Universal, 1930: KING OF JAZZ (dir. John Murray Anderson) & HELL’S HEROES (dir. William Wyler)

December 6: Acteurist Oeuvre-view - Jennifer Jones - Part 4: WE WERE STRANGERS (1949) & MADAME BOVARY (1949)

December 13: Hollywood Studios Year-by-Year - Paramount, 1931: CITY STREETS (dir. Rouben Mamoulian) & AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY (dir. Josef von Sternberg)

December 20: Fear & Moviegoing in Toronto (retrospective subject TBA)

December 25: Christmas 2019 Special Subject: FOUR DAUGHTERS (1938; dir. Michael Curtiz) & THE MIRACLE OF MORGAN’s CREEK (1944; dir. Preston Sturges)  

January 3, 2020: Hollywood Studios Year-by-Year – MGM – 1931: POSSESSED (dir. Clarence Brown) & SUSAN LENOX (HER FALL & RISE) (dir. Robert Z. Leonard)