2017 Anniversary Classics Western Weekend

2017 Anniversary Classics Western Weekend

Laemmle's Anniversary Classics
August 18-20 at the Ahrya Fine Arts Theatre in Beverly Hills

A Six-Shooter Collection of Iconic and Iconoclastic Westerns

Special guests: Director Philip Kaufman, Actress Mariette Hartley, Actress Barbara Rush, Karen Sharpe-Kramer

Laemmle Theatres and the Anniversary Classics Series present our second annual tribute to the cowboy genre, Western Weekend, a six-shooter collection of vintage sagebrush films. This year's round-up includes John Ford's late masterpiece, THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE, Fred Zinnemann's venerated HIGH NOON, Sam Peckinpah's early landmark, RIDE THE HIGH COUNTRY, John Sturges' influential GUNFIGHT AT THE O.K. CORRAL, and rediscoveries of revisionist oaters from Martin Ritt, HOMBRE, and Philip Kaufman, THE GREAT NORTHFIELD MINNESOTA RAID. The star-studded line-up of legendary cowboys, lawmen and outlaws features John Wayne, Gary Cooper, Paul Newman, James Stewart, Kirk Douglas, Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Randolph Scott, Joel McCrea, Fredric March, Robert Duvall, and Grace Kelly,among others. So saddle-up for a retro Western weekend August 18-20. Hitching posts available at the Ahrya Fine Arts in Beverly Hills.

Date Title Guests Format Tickets
08/18 at 7:30PM THE GREAT NORTHFIELD MINNESOTA RAID (1972) Writer-director Philip Kaufman 35mm Available
08/19 at 3:00PM RIDE THE HIGH COUNTRY (1962) Actress Mariette Hartley 35mm Available
08/19 at 5:30PM GUNFIGHT AT THE O.K. CORRAL (1957) 35mm Available
08/19 at 8:00PM THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE (1962) DCP Available
08/20 at 2:00PM HOMBRE (1967) Actress Barbara Rush DCP Available
08/20 at 4:30PM HIGH NOON (1952) Introduced by Karen Sharpe-Kramer, widow of producer-director Stanley Kramer and president of the Stanley Kramer Library DCP Available