Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
Thu, Nov 14, 2013
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Illustrated Presentation From Poster Designer Mike Kaplan! 80th Anniversary!

Program begins with an illustrated presentation from poster collector Mike Kaplan on the art of vintage movie posters.

You can see Mike Kaplan's exhibit “Gotta Dance: The Art of the Dance Film Poster” at the William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, November 16, 2013, through February, 2014.

1933, Warner Bros., 89 min, USA, Dir: Lloyd Bacon

An aging Broadway director puts on one last show and ably handles constant complications - including a last-minute replacement when the star of his production breaks her ankle. The most famous of the Warner Bros. musicals is also one of the fastest and funniest, thanks to expert work by Ginger Rogers and a plethora of Warner’s contract players. Optimistic and sexy yet sharply aware of the Depression's ravages, this beautifully choreographed - by Busby Berkeley - classic influenced later films from ALL THAT JAZZ to BOOGIE NIGHTS. With Dick Powell and Ruby Keeler.

Screening format: 35mm
Aero Theatre • Thu, Nov 14, 2013 • 7:30pm
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