FANTASTIC VOYAGE
1966, 20th Century Fox, 100 min, Dir: Richard Fleischer

Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch and Donald Pleasence lead a miniaturized mission into the surreal landscape of the human body, in order to dissolve a comatose scientist’s cerebral blood clot. Exciting action and stunning, psychedelic F/X combine in director Richard Fleischer’s most purely thrilling picture.


THE BEST OF EVERYTHING
1959, 20th Century Fox, 121 min, USA, Dir: Jean Negulesco

This adaptation of the Rona Jaffe bestseller follows the lives and loves of three young women (Hope Lange, Diane Baker and Suzy Parker) who share a Manhattan apartment and work together at a publishing house under demanding boss Joan Crawford. Beautifully shot by William C. Mellor, this delectable romantic drama brought composer Alfred Newman an Oscar nomination for the title song, and served as partial inspiration for the series “Mad Men.” Costarring Stephen Boyd, Louis Jourdan and future producer Robert Evans.


BEN-HUR
1959, Warner Bros., 212 min, Dir: William Wyler

Director William Wyler’s grand epic, adapted from the novel by Lew Wallace, tells the timeless saga of two boyhood comrades (Charlton Heston and Stephen Boyd) who grow up to be fierce enemies in the time of Christ. The grueling chariot race alone is worth the price of admission. Winner of 11 Oscars including Best Picture. Originally premiered at the Egyptian Theatre!


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