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TCM Classic Film Festival returns to Hollywood April 26 - April 29

"His Girl Friday" starring Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell  will be screened at the 2018
TCM Classic Film Festival in April.
The 2018 TCM Classic Film Festival is heading back to Hollywood from April 26- April 29. A wide range of films will be covered this year with a wide range of programming themes, including the festival's central theme Powerful Words: The Page Onscreen. 

In keeping with TCM tradition, all Festival screenings include special introductions to provide context about each film.  Specific details about each screening will be announced in the weeks and months ahead, including guest appearances by actors, actresses, directors, producers and other key figures.

For more info and ticket information, visit: TCM Classic Film Festival

The films featured are listed below: 

THE BLACK STALLION (1979)
Teri Garr stars alongside Mickey Rooney, who received an Oscar nomination for his supporting role, in this drama about a resilient, shipwrecked boy and his bond with an Arabian stallion.

BULLITT (1968)
Steve McQueen stars in this 50th-anniversary action film featuring an iconic car chase sequence that helped earn the film an Oscar for Best Editing.

FAIL-SAFE (1964)
Sidney Lumet directs Henry Fonda and Walter Matthau in a U.S. premiere restoration of this thrilling Cold War drama that finds the U.S. and the Soviet Union in a nuclear crisis.

HAMLET (1948)
The 70th-anniversary screening of Shakespeare’s unforgettable tale adapted by Laurence Olivier, which earned seven Oscar nominations and four wins including Best Picture and Lead Actor.

HIS GIRL FRIDAY (1940)
In this Howard Hawks screwball comedy, Cary Grant stars as a newspaper editor that tries to lure his ex-wife (Rosalind Russell) back into his life the day before she remarries.

KRAMER VS KRAMER (1979)
Robert Benton’s tale of a couple dealing with divorce and the ensuing custody battle over their son earned five Academy Awards, including Best Director and Screenplay for Benton, Best Actor for Dustin Hoffman, Best Supporting Actress for Meryl Streep and Best Picture.

NONE SHALL ESCAPE (1944)
Presented in a world premiere restoration, Marsha Hunt stars as the former fiancée of a Nazi officer forced to confront his crimes on trial through the eyes of the witnesses testifying against him.

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1925)
In this iconic silent horror film, Lon Chaney, the “man with the thousand faces,” stars as a disfigured murderer who haunts the Paris Opera House in order to make an opera singer he loves a star.  This presentation will feature live musical accompaniment by Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra.

PLACES IN THE HEART (1984)
Writer/Director Robert Benton earned an Academy Award for his screenplay and Sally Field took home the Oscar for Best Actress starring as a Texas widow struggling to maintain her family farm during the Great Depression in this star-studded drama featuring John Malkovich, Danny Glover and Ed Harris.

THE PRODUCERS (1968)
This world premiere restoration celebrating its 50th anniversary stars Zero Mostel as a broke theatrical producer and Gene Wilder as his accountant, who decide to get rich by producing a Broadway musical flop. This opening night screening will feature a live pre-film conversation with writer, director, actor and producer Mel Brooks.

THE SEA WOLF (1941)
An escaped convict (Ida Lupino) and writer find shelter on a boat that mutinies against its ruthless captain (Edward G. Robinson) in this Michael Curtiz adaption of Jack London’s original novel. This screening features 14 minutes of missing footage from the original theatrical release.

THE SET-UP (1949)
Robert Ryan is a washed-up boxer whose crooked manager bets against him to lose a rigged fight in the in this classic noir.

SHOW PEOPLE (1928)
In this silent film, King Vidor directs Marion Davies in one of her most beloved comedic roles as a Georgia girl who must navigate the ups and downs of becoming a Hollywood star. This presentation will feature live musical accompaniment by musician Ben Model.

THE TAKING OF PELHAM ONE TWO THREE (1974)
Walter Matthau stars as a lieutenant who must negotiate with armed hijackers for the safety of a New York City subway train in this thriller based on a novel by John Godey.

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS (1956)
Featuring ground-breaking special effects, this Biblical epic, starring Charlton Heston as Moses and Yul Brynner as Pharaoh Ramesses II, marks legendary director Cecil B. DeMille’s final and most successful film. This screening will be preceded by a special presentation from Oscar-winning visual effects artists and sound designers Craig Barron and Ben Burtt.

THRONE OF BLOOD (1957)
Shakespeare’s Macbeth gets reimagined and set in feudal Japan in this Akira Kurosawa masterpiece about a warrior whose ambitious wife convinces him to murder his superior so that he can rise to glory.

TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT (1944)
Based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway, this Howard Hawks World War II drama stars Humphrey Bogart as an American immigrant and skipper-for-hire whose romance with a mysterious singer, played by Lauren Bacall in her big screen debut, is complicated by a French Resistance leader trying to escape persecution.

WOMAN OF THE YEAR (1942)
Sparks flew between Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy on screen and off in this Oscar-winning romantic comedy, the first of Hepburn and Tracy’s nine collaborations together, directed by George Stevens.

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