Paramount 100 series moves to the films of the 1930s
The Paramount and Stateside Theatres announced the next round of their “Paramount100: A Century of Cinema” series Tuesday and we have hit the 1930s, just in time for the “Summer Classic Film Series” to open with a 75th anniversary of Hollywood’s Golden Year, 1939, and “The Wizard of Oz” on May 22, for the summer’s opening night.
Badges ($99 or $84 for Film Fan members) and individual tickets ($12, and $7 for Film Fan members) for this hunk of the 100 are on sale now at austintheatre.org. Film series badges will grant viewers entry to films through May 21.
Films screening at the Paramount are presented in 35mm (unless otherwise noted), and films screening at the Stateside are presented in digital HD. The screenings also include several double features. For all double features, one ticket is good for both film screenings when viewed back-to-back on the same day (except as noted).
Here is the full schedule:
William A. Wellman’s “The Public Enemy” (1931, 83min/b&w/35mm) 7 p.m. at he Paramount Theatre. Starring James Cagney, Jean Harlow, and Joan Blondell.
Mervyn LeRoy’s “Little Caesar” (1931, 79min/b&w/35mm) 8:40 p.m at the Paramount Theatre. Starring Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Glenda Farrell.
Tod Browning’s “Dracula” (1931, 75min/b&w/35mm) 7 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre. Starring Bela Lugosi, Dwight Frye and Edward Van Sloan.
James Whale’s “Frankenstein” (1931, 70min/b&w/35mm) 8:35 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre. Starring Boris Karloff, Colin Clive and Dwight Frye.
Josef von Sternberg’s “Blonde Venus” (1932, 93min/b&w/35mm) 7 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre. Starring Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall and Cary Grant.
Lowell Sherman’s “She Done Him Wrong” (1933, 66min/b&w/35mm) 8:50 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre. Starring Mae West, Cary Grant and Owen Moore.
Jean Renoir’s “Grand Illusion” (1937, 114min/b&w/Digital) 7 p.m. at Stateside Theatre. Starring Jean Gabin, Pierre Fresnay and Erich von Stroheim.
Jean Vigo’s “L’ Atalante” (1934, 87min/b&w/Digital) 9:10 p.m. at Stateside Theatre. Starring Michel Simon, Dita Parlo and Jean Daste.
W.S. Van Dyke’s “The Thin Man” (1934, 91min/b&w/35mm) 7 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre. Starring William Powell, Myrna Loy and Maureen O’Sullivan.
Mark Sandrich’s “Top Hat” (1935, 101min/b&w/35mm) 8:45 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre. Starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers and Edward Everett Horton. Directed by Mark Sandrich.
George Cukor’s “Little Women” (1933, 115min/b&w/35mm) 2 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre. Starring Katherine Hepburn, Joan Bennett, and Jean Parker.
Victor Fleming’s “Captains Courageous” (1937, 115min/b&w/35mm) 4:10 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre. Starring Spencer Tracy, Lionel Barrymore, Melvyn Douglas and Freddie Bartholomew.
Leo McCarey’s “Make Way For Tomorrow” (1937, 91min/b&w/35mm) 7 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre. Starring Victor Moore, Beulah Bondi, Fay Bainter, and Thomas Mitchell.
Gregory La Cava’s “My Man Godfrey” (1936, 94min/b&w/35mm) 8:45 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre. Starring William Powell, Carole Lombard, and Eugene Pallette.