LOOSE ANKLES and EMPLOYEES’ ENTRANCE
Thursday, March 24
New 35mm print!
(1930, Ted Wilde) Douglas Fairbanks Jr., answering heiress Loretta Young’s ad for a man to compromise her, ends up jumping out a window in only a woman’s robe – then things get complicated. Final film by former Harold Lloyd gagman Wilde (director of Lloyd’s The Kid Brother and Speedy), who died in 1929 at age 40. 35mm print courtesy Library of Congress. Approx. 67 mins.
12:30, 3:20, 7:40*
*7:40 show introduced by Mike Mashon of the Library of Congress
(1933, Roy Del Ruth) Relentlessly-paced shop girl’s 42nd Street, as Warren William’s department store manager Mussolini drives himself and everyone else to the limit to stay in business, en route seducing Loretta Young, both before and after marriage to nice guy Wallace Ford, and using blonde playmate Alice White as Babbitt bait. 35mm print courtesy Library of Congress. Approx. 75 mins.
1:50*, 4:40, 9:00*
*1:50 and 9:00 shows introduced by Bruce Goldstein