“Forgotten Hollywood”- It’s Called Satire…

Posted on July 10, 2015 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here…

   The Discovery Channel presents Shark Week each year to boffo ratings. Of course, the classic movie channels and classic Hollywood websites see things a wee bit differently. Let me present a couple of scenes from West Side Story (the second photo is letter boxed):

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                                    GEORGE CHAKIRIS

   Taking a bite out of Donald Trump’s commentary!

   Just sayin…


   Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015, UCLA Film and Television Archive is renowned for its pioneering efforts to rescue, preserve, and showcase moving image media and is dedicated to ensuring that the collective visual memory of our time is explored and enjoyed for generations to come. A public arts unit of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, the Archive is a unique resource for media study, and one of the largest repositories of moving image materials in the world. The Archive’s Research and Study Center provides free access to its holdings to international researchers from all disciplines. The Archive is well known for its moving image restoration efforts, and many of its projects are invited to screen at prestigious events around the globe, as well as screening locally at UCLA’s Billy Wilder Theater.

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   A Turner Classic Movies tribute  on July 15th will be hosted by Jan-Christopher Horak, director of UCLA Film and Television Archive since 2007. In addition to his long career in archiving and curating, Horak has taught at universities around the world and is the author of several film-related books. Horak will present a series of classic celluloid restored by the Archive, including shorts, newsreels, and The Night of the Hunter.

Until next time>                               “never forget”

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