lbuquerque Film Club
June 11 & 12
Saturday & Sunday
Comic Geniuses When They Were Young
Jan 9 & 10
Happiest Days of Your Life (1950, Britain)
Alastair Sim-Margaret Rurtherford-Joyce Grenfell
Mar 12 & 13:
Triplets of Belleville (2003, France)
Sylvain Chomet’s Oscar-nominated animation
May 14 & 15
Dinner at Eight (1933, USA)
Marie Dressler, Jean Harlow, John Barrymore, Billie Burke, Lee Tracy
Jun 11 & 12
Comic Geniuses When Young
Buster Keaton ~ Fatty Arbuckle
Al St John ~ Harold Lloyd
Mabel Normand ~ Ford Sterling
Jul 8 & 9
A Night in Casablanca (1946, USA)
Groucho, Chico & Harpo Marx and
Aug 13 & 14
Shanghai Express (1933)
Josef von Sterberg
Anna May Wong
Sep 10 & 11
Igby Goes Down (2002, USA)
Susan.Surandon, Patricia Arquette, Bill Pullman, Kieran Culkin
Nov 12 & 13
Jean Renoir’s French Cancan (1954, France)
Jean Gabin & cameo by Edith Piaf
Paths of Glory (1957)
Anti-war film to honor actor, filmmaker and activist Kirk Douglas on his 100th birthday.
Written & directed by Stanley Kubrick.
(19 minutes, 1921)
Harold was 28 and did his own stunts
despite the loss of much of his right hand.
Roscoe ‘Fatty Arbuckle,
Al St John & Buster Keaton
(26 mins, 1919)
Keaton’s was 24 when he made his first films for Arbuckle’s Comique Studio.
Roscoe (32) was the star but he gave his nephew Al (25) and Buster time to shine.
The Albuquerque Film Club has selected four fine comedy films to spotlight the talents of a handful of comedy greats and illustrate the rapid progression of comedy film technique from 1913 to 1921.