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Ken Cinema's Week Of Film Classics

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  • WHEN Multiple dates from May 10 - May 16, 2019[days & times]
  • WHERE Ken Cinema, 4061 Adams Ave., San Diego, CA 92116
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  • AGES Not available
  • COST $7.50 - $10

Experience classic movies on a big screen during the Ken Cinema's Week of Film Classics.

Friday, May 10
For those of you watching "Fosse/Verdon" on FX, revisit Bob Fosse's version of "Cabaret." Stars Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey.
Description: "Cabaret takes you inside the Kit Kat Club of 1931 Berlin, where starry-eyed singer Sally Bowles (Liza Minnelli) and an impish emcee (Joel Grey) sound the clarion call to decadent fun—while outside in the streets a certain political party grows into a brutal force."
Show times: 1:40, 4:20, 7:00 and 9:40 p.m.

Saturday, May 11
Charlie Chaplin's "City Lights" also starring Virginia Cherril.
Description: "A silent tale of a lovable vagrant falling for a young blind woman who sells flowers on the street (a magical Virginia Cherrill) and mistakes him for a millionaire."
Show time: 11 a.m.

A 60th anniversary screening of "Some Like it Hot," starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon (and filmed at the Hotel Del).
Description: "When Chicago musicians Joe (Tony Curtis) and Jerry (Jack Lemmon) accidentally witness a gangland shooting, they quickly board a southbound train to Florida, disguised as Josephine and Daphne, the two newest—and homeliest—members of an all-girl jazz band."
Show times: 1:40, 4:20, 7 and 9:35 p.m.

Sunday, May 12
Charlie Chaplin's "City Lights" also starring Virginia Cherril.
Description: "A silent tale of a lovable vagrant falling for a young blind woman who sells flowers on the street (a magical Virginia Cherrill) and mistakes him for a millionaire."
Show time: 11 a.m.

A new 4K digital restoration of Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo," starring James Stewart and Kim Novak.
Description: "A detective (James Stewart) tails a cool, glamorous woman around the equally glamorous San Francisco of the 1950s; his fear of heights prevents him from saving her life. Obsessed with the dead woman, he stalks, meets, and manipulates a suspiciously similar-looking, if somewhat lower-class, woman (Kim Novak), who inexplicably falls for him even though he demands she change her identity to match his fantasy."
Show times: 1:25, 4:10, 7 and 9:40 p.m.

Monday, May 13
Jean-Luc Godard's "Contempt," starring Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance and Michel Piccoli.
Description: "Writer/director Jean-Luc Godard’s subversive foray into commercial filmmaking is a one-of-a-kind rumination on the art of cinema."
Show times: 2:20, 4:40, 7 and 9:20 p.m.

Tuesday, May 14
Stanley Donen's "Charade," starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn.
Description: "Filled with twists and delectable chemistry between Grant and Hepburn, Charade delivers both passion and suspense as well as a sly sense of humor."
Show times: 2, 4:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 15
The 65th anniversary of "A Star is Born." This 1954 version is directed by George Cukor and stars Judy Garland and James Mason.
Description: "Garland is singer Esther Blodgett, an undeniable talent on the rise. She catches the eye of Norman Maine (James Mason), an alcoholic actor in career decline. Their intense love transforms them both."
Show times: 1:30, 5, and 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 16
A 50th anniversary and the director's cut of "The Wild Bunch," starring William Holden, Warren Oates, Ben Johnson, Ernest Borgnine, Edmond O'Brien and Robert Ryan. Directed by Sam Peckinpah.
Description: "A controversial film that breathed new life into the genre and broke ground in the realistic portrayal of screen violence. Receiving two Academy Award nominations, this bitter, brutal story of magnificent losers in a dying West remains one of the screen's all-time classics."
Show times: 2:30, 5:30, and 8:30 p.m.

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A photo from the 1954 version of "A Star is Born," courte...

Above: A photo from the 1954 version of "A Star is Born," courtesy of IMDB.

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