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A March To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

A March To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.
UCLA Festival Of Preservation At The James Bridges Theater | 10899 Wilshire Blvd.

The UCLA Film and Television Archive’s annual Festival of Preservation returns to the Billy Wilder Theater at the Hammer Museum this month for a multiweek showcase of the organization’s newly restored classics and rescued obscurities. And this year’s edition kicks off on Friday with an evening comprised of each, with Ernst Lubitsch’s beloved comedy Trouble in Paradise toplining a double bill alongside the previously elusive I Take This Woman, a romantic Western starring Gary Cooper and Carol Lombard. Not everything is as star-studded, but nearly every evening...
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Carole Lombard on TCM: My Man Godfrey, Nothing Sacred, The Racketeer

Carole Lombard Best remembered for her light comedies of the '30s and early '40s, Carole Lombard is Turner Classic Movies Star of the Day on Sunday, August 28, as TCM's continues its "Summer Under the Stars" film series. Unfortunately, TCM isn't showing any hard-to-find Carole Lombard movies. So, don't expect Swing High, Swing Low; We're Not Dressing; the eminently dreadful (and compulsively watchable) White Woman; I Take This Woman; Up Pops the Devil; It Pays to Advertise, Power, etc. [Carole Lombard Movie Schedule.] Having said that, TCM did show the lesser-known Virtue (1932) and Brief Moment (1933) earlier today, and will be showing The Racketeer (1929) later this evening. Directed by the all but completely forgotten Howard Higgin, The Racketeer is a crime melodrama that features future King Kong semi-villain Robert Armstrong. Chances are The Racketeer will turn out to be nothing more than a historical curiosity — but that's not a bad thing at all. First,
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