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“THE LUBITSCH TOUCH”

Friday, June 2 - Thursday, June 15

Commemorating the 125th anniversary of his birth

Additional screenings through July 2

“HOW WOULD LUBITSCH HAVE DONE IT?” asked a sign in Billy Wilder’s office. After making hit sex comedies and lavish spectacles in his native Germany, Ernst Lubitsch (1982-1947) revolutionized American movies with a sui generis subtlety, visual wit, and sophisticated innuendo – the fabled “Lubitsch Touch” (as definitive a trademark as “Master of Suspense” would be for Hitchcock), inventing the modern movie musical and romantic comedy in the process. Years after Lubitsch’s death, Wilder (an up-close observer as a three-time scenarist for the Master) remarked, “For years we all tried to find the secret of ‘The Lubitsch Touch.’ If we were lucky, we’d sometimes make a film like Lubitsch. Like Lubitsch, not real Lubitsch.”

Reviews

“A FEAST! You can’t go wrong with a retrospective of Ernst Lubitsch, whose movies still sparkle with urbanity and sly wit.”
– Neil Genzlinger, The New York Times

“ONE OF THE MOST ELEGANT AND WILDLY FUNNY DIRECTORS IN THE HISTORY OF HOLLYWOOD.”
– David Coggins, Ralph Lauren Magazine

Films in this Series

Friday, June 2

12:30   2:30   4:30   8:15

Friday, June 2

♪6:30

Saturday, June 3

12:30   6:00

Saturday, June 3

♪4:40

Sunday, June 4

♪1:10

Sunday, June 4

5:20   9:10

Monday, June 5

THE MAN I KILLED (BROKEN LULLABY)
12:30   3:40   7:45
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ETERNAL LOVE
2:10   5:15   9:20
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DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.

Tuesday, June 6

THE LOVE PARADE
12:30   4:30   8:30
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MONTE CARLO
2:40   6:40
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DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.

Wednesday, June 7

BLUEBEARD’S EIGHTH WIFE
12:50   4:20   7:50
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THE SMILING LIEUTENANT
2:30   6:00   9:30
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DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.

Thursday, June 8

DESIGN FOR LIVING
12:30   4:10   7:50
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ANGEL
2:20   6:00   9:40
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DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.

Friday, June 9

12:30   2:15   4:00   8:20

Friday, June 9

♪6:20

Saturday, June 10

12:30   8:45

Saturday, June 10

2:30   6:45

Sunday, June 11

1:00   6:50

Sunday, June 11

♪3:10

Sunday, June 11

4:50   9:00

Monday, June 12

THE MERRY WIDOW
12:30   4:10   7:50

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ONE HOUR WITH YOU
2:30   6:10   9:50
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DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.

Tuesday, June 13

2:30

Tuesday, June 13

♪6:40

Wednesday, June 14

DESIGN FOR LIVING
12:30   4:10
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ANGEL
2:20   6:00
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DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.

Thursday, June 15

2:30   8:30

Thursday, June 15

♪6:40

Sunday, June 25

♪1:20

Sunday, July 2

♪1:00