Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
Fri, Mar 30, 2018
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Including Newly Restored Shorts!

Program includes the following shorts:

New UCLA/SabuCat Restoration! “The Battle of the Century” (1927, 19 min. Clyde Bruckman) This long-lost legendary short is known to fans as "the greatest pie fight ever filmed." Hardy insures Laurel and finds out he can make a lot of money if Laurel has an accident. In his attempts to get him to slip on a banana peel, he causes a pastry chef to slip instead. Angry, the pastry chef hurls a pie at Hardy and soon the whole block is involved in a battle where 3,000 pies are hurled. World premiere of the new score by Donald Sosin!

New Restoration! “Berth Marks” (1929, 19 min.) When vaudeville performers Stan and Ollie take the train to their next gig, havoc ensues as the boys try to find their sleeping compartment. First time shown with the original Vitaphone soundtrack in more than 80 years!

Introduction by Jeff Joseph of SabuCat.
1937, Sonar Entertainment, 65 min, USA, Dir: James W. Horne

In what half of their fans consider their best feature, Stan and Ollie arrive in Brushwood Gulch to deliver the deed to a gold mine that was bequeathed to a prospector’s daughter. After being tricked out of it by nefarious saloon keeper Jimmie Finlayson (the man who taught Homer Simpson to say “D'oh!”), the two tenderheels must retrieve the deed and rescue the rightful heiress. Endlessly entertaining, with Rosina Lawrence, Sharon Lynne, Stanley Fields and the boys’ legendary soft-shoe to "At the Ball, That’s All" and duet of "Trail of the Lonesome Pine." Both Laurel and Hardy cited this film as their personal favorite.

Screening format: DCP. WAY OUT WEST restored by the UCLA Film & Television Archive with restoration funding provided by The Film Foundation.
Aero Theatre • Fri, Mar 30, 2018 • 7:30pm
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Including Laurel & Hardy Shorts!
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