JANE & Lonely Boy
Friday, January 19
(1962, Robert Drew, Hope Ryden, D.A. Pennebaker) 25-year-old Jane Fonda about to star on Broadway with Bradford Dillman in The Fun Couple, dubbed one of the five worst plays of all time by Times critic Walter Kerr. “Shades of repressed emotional and intellectual strength that shine through the kittenish facade.” – Frank Rich. 16mm print courtesy Academy Film Archive. Approx. 53 min.
(1961, Wolf Koenig, Roman Kroiter) 19-year-old teen idol Paul Anka (a self-admitted ex-blimp) traumatizes jaw-dropped teenyboppers during a Boardwalk stroll, sucks up to a pinky-ringed club manager, and serenades an audience of alter cockers as his nerdy manager gushes. DCP courtesy National Film Board of Canada. Approx. 28 min.
Friday & Saturday, January 19 & 20