Ernst Lubitsch Screenings

March 28 2013 – March 30 2013

This month check out some classics by director Ernst Lubitsch — the man Mary Pickford brought to Hollywood — with screenings at the New Beverly Cinema in Hollywood and the Aero Theater in Santa Monica. The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) screens on March 29th and 30th at the New Beverly,Ninotchka (1939) is on March 28th at the Aero, and on March 29th the Aero will show a double feature of The Shop Around the Corner (1940) and The Merry Widow (1934). See the websites for tickets and details.

The Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, N.Y. presents Griffith in Fort Lee

November 11 2012

A screening event focusing on the Biograph short films D.W. Griffith and company made in Fort Lee, N.J. in 1912. Two shorts starring Mary Pickford, The Narrow Road and The New York Hat, will be screened along with An Unseen Enemy, The Painted Lady, The Musketeers of Pig Alley and The Burglar’s Dilemma, all featuring live music and an introduction by film historian Richard Koszarski. For details visit