Classic film series to begin Sept. 4

September 3, 2015 | Events, UToday, — Communication and the Arts
By Angela Riddel

The University of Toledo Department of Theatre and Film will present a series of classic movies projected from 16mm film.

While commercial films across the United States and locally are digitally projected, these classic films will be shown as they were intended — on actual film.

All films will be shown at 7:30 p.m. in the Center for Performing Arts Room 1039. Listed by date, the First Friday on Film Series will feature

This still is from Alfred Hitchcock's “The Lady Vanishes,” which will be shown Friday, Sept. 4.

This still is from Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Lady Vanishes,” which will be shown Friday, Sept. 4.

• Sept. 4 — “The Lady Vanishes,” directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 1938, 96 minutes, starring Margaret Lockwood and Michael Redgrave.

• Oct. 2 — “Seven Samurai,” directed by Akira Kurosawa, 1954, 207 minutes, starring Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura and Keiko Tsushima.

• Nov. 6 — “His Girl Friday”, directed by Howard Hawks, 1940, 92 minutes, starring Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell.

• Feb. 5 — “Breathless,” directed by Jean Luc Goddard, 1961, 90 minutes, starring Jean-Paul Beimondo, Jean Seberg and Daniel Boulanger.

• Friday April 1 — “Stagecoach,” directed by John Ford, 1939, 96 minutes, starring John Wayne, Claire Trevor and Andy Devine.

Tickets are $10 general admission and $5 for students, faculty, staff, alumni, seniors and members of the U.S. military. Tickets include soft drink and popcorn.

Advance tickets are available through the UT Center for Performing Arts Box Office and one hour prior to show time.

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