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TOP HAT & SWING TIME

Monday, August 14

TOP HAT
12:30

SWING TIME
2:30

DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.

TOP HAT

Directed by Mark Sandrich
Starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers

(1935) “Heaven! I’m in Heaven!” To the lilting refrains of Irving Berlin, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers dance cheek to cheek through a high-gloss, High Deco RKO Venice. 35mm. Approx. 99 min.
12:30

“The dancing on the screen reaches such perfection as is attainable. To watch [Astaire and Rogers] is to see hard work elevated to effortless joy.”
– Roger Ebert

SWING TIME

Directed by George Stevens
Starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers

(1936) “No one could teach you to dance in a million years!” After signing up for dance lessons (!), Fred Astaire – remembering his vows for girl-back-home Betty Furness – has “a fine romance” with Ginger Rogers. The pinnacle of the Astaire-Rogers series. 35mm. Approx. 103 min.
2:30

“Nothing Fred and Ginger did together surpasses their lengthy, climactic duet, taking off from ‘Never Gonna Dance’, which reminds you that dance is the most perfect sexual metaphor of them all.”
– Time Out (London)