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Mamba and Cheer Up and Smile
March 18, 2017 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM$10
Directed by Albert Rogell
Jean Hersholt stars as a truly disgusting colonial plantation owner in German East Africa on the cusp of WWI who terrorizes everyone around him — including his impoverished countess wife — in this long-thought lost two-color Technicolor adventure.
Director: Albert Rogell. Cast: Jean Hersholt, Eleanor Boardman, Ralph Forbes, Claude Fleming, William Von Brincken.
Restored by UCLA Film & Television Archive and The Film Foundation, with funding provided by the George Lucas Family Foundation and The Franco-American Cultural Fund, a unique partnership between The Directors Guild of America (DGA), The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), Société des Auteurs, Compositeurs et Editeurs de Musique (SACEM) and The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW).
Cheer Up and Smile (1930)
Directed by Sidney Lanfield
Squeaky-voiced Arthur Lake becomes an accidental radio sensation as girlfriend Dixie fights to save her bumbling boyfriend from a sultry temptress. Watch for uncredited bit player, soon to be John Wayne.
Director: Sidney Lanfield. Cast: Arthur Lake, Dixie Lee, “Whispering” Jack Smith, Olga Baclanova, Charles Judels.
35mm, b/w, 76 min.
Restored by UCLA Film & Television Archive with funding provided by The Packard Humanities Institute.
FREE admission for all UCLA students with valid I.D.