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Toni Collette in wedding dress and among confetti
Muriel's Wedding (1994)

Film Loans from the Library of Congress — February 2024

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Here are some of the titles from the Library’s motion picture collections–many preserved by the NAVCC film laboratory–that we’re loaning for exhibition this month. As always, we can’t guarantee that schedules won’t change or links get broken, but this is our best information at the time of publication.

Color-tinted lobby card for tilm featuring leading actors including Paul Robeson.
“Emperor Jones” (1933)

Museum of the Moving Image  (Astoria, New York)

THE EMPEROR JONES (1933), 35mm     February 3 + 4

https://movingimage.org/event/the-emperor-jones/2024-02-03/

TOP HAT (1935), 35mm     February 18 + 23

https://movingimage.org/event/top-hat/2024-02-18/

Lobby card with Clara Bow in glamorous robe
“Get Your Man” (1927)

British Film Institute (London, England)

GET YOUR MAN (1927), 35mm     February 4

https://whatson.bfi.org.uk/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=get-your-man-plus-discussion&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

FIRST COMES COURAGE (1943), 35mm     February 25 + 29

https://whatson.bfi.org.uk/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=first-comes-courage&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

Purple lettering on white background with Baby Peggy pictured center
“Helen’s Babies” (1924)

Sierra Madre Silent Film Festival (Sierra Madre, California)

HELEN’S BABIES (1924), digital     February 4

https://www.sierramadreplayhouse.org/event/silent-film-festival/february-3-%26-4%2C-2024

Dramatically colored images from film with large black cat starring down co-stars
“Curse of the Cat People” (1944)

Nitehawk Cinema- Prospect Park (Brooklyn, New York)

CURSE OF THE CAT PEOPLE (1944), 35mm     February 13

https://nitehawkcinema.com/prospectpark/movies/the-curse-of-the-cat-people/

Lobby card for film with Cagney among four other film stars
“Ceiling Zero” (19336)

Svenska Film Institutet (Stokholm, Sweden)

CEILING ZERO (1936), 35mm     February 15

https://www.filminstitutet.se/globalassets/3.-se-och-samtala-om-film/cinemateket_stockholm/2024/vt-24/cinemateket-affisch_schema-49×69-varen-2024-stockholm-webb.pdf

Painted still phtos of William S. Hart looking gaunt, image from film
“‘Blue Blazes’ Rawden” (1818)

Autry Museum of the American West (Los Angeles, CA)

BLUE BLAZES RAWDEN (1918), digital     February 17

http://www.theautry.org/events/film/silent-treatment-blue-blazes-rawden-1918

Jimmy Steward and Shelley Winters in dramatic poses from Western film
“Winchester ’73” (1950)

American Cinematheque Nitrate Film Festival (Los Angeles, California)

WINCHESTER ’73 (1950), 35mm nitrate print     February 18 + 24

SPELLBOUND (1945), 35mm nitrate print     February 23

https://www.americancinematheque.com/series/american-cinematheques-nitrate-film-festival/

Film star Stanwyck in two noir-ish photos sliced into triangle and placed against white background
“Baby Face” (1933)

Campus Theatre  (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania)

BABY FACE (1933), 35mm     February 21

https://www.campustheatre.org/

Toni Collette in wedding dress and among confetti
Muriel’s Wedding (1994)

Nitehawk Cinema- Williamsburg (Brooklyn, New York)

MURIEL’S WEDDING (1994), 35mm     February 24

https://nitehawkcinema.com/williamsburg/movies/muriels-wedding/?date=2024-02-24

 

 

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