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IT STARTED WITH EVE and BECAUSE OF HIM

Tuesday, February 24

IT STARTED WITH EVE
2:306:10

BECAUSE OF HIM
12:404:20

IT STARTED WITH EVE

(1941, Henry Koster) With zillionaire dad Laughton on his death bed, and his real fiancée out of town, Robert Cummings recruits hat-check girl Deanna Durbin to fulfill Laughton’s last wish; only trouble is Laughton is crazy about her, recovers, and the fiancée returns. Approx. 90 min. 35mm.
2:30, 6:10

BECAUSE OF HIM

(1946, Richard Wallace) Stagestruck waitress Deanna Durbin steals Broadway great Laughton’s signature on a letter of introduction, to the rage of playwright Franchot Tone; with a glimpse of Laughton’s Cyrano, and snatches of King Lear. Approx. 88 min. 35mm.
12:40, 4:20

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