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My Darling Clementine (1946) & She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)

October 19, 2015 @ 7:30 PM - 11:15 PM


UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hugh M. Hefner Classic American Film Program present “Archive Treasures: 50th Anniversary Celebration.”

My Darling Clementine (1946)
Directed by John Ford

Director John Ford’s saga of the feud and final showdown between the Earp Brothers and the Clanton clan is one of his most timeless works. This special version of the film was restored from a 1946 nitrate print thought to be truer to Ford’s original vision than the release version with changes ordered by studio head Darryl Zanuck, featuring important differences in performances, music scoring and dialogue.

Production: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp. Distribution: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp. Producer: Samuel G. Engel. Director: John Ford. Based on the book Wyatt Earp, Frontier Marshal by Stuart N. Lake. Screenwriter: Samuel G. Engel, Winston Miller. Cinematographer: Joe MacDonald. Editor: Dorothy Spencer. Composer: Cyril Mockridge. With: Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, Victor Mature, Cathy Downs, Walter Brennan.

35mm, b/w, 102 min.

IN PERSON: Jonathan Kuntz, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.

Followed by:
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
Directed by John Ford

John Wayne plays Capt. Nathan Brittles, a cavalry officer who must escort a major’s wife and daughter out of range of the restive Indian Wars. Cinematographer Winton Hoch won an Academy Award for his extraordinary color photography, through which director John Ford sought to simulate the palette of Western artist Fredric Remington. UCLA Film & Television Archive’s restoration was performed using the original Technicolor three-strip negatives.

Production: Argosy Pictures Corp. Distribution: RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. Director: John Ford. Based on the short stories “The Big Hunt” and “War Party” by James Walter Bellah. Screenwriter: Frank Nugent, Laurence Stallings. Cinematographer: Winton Hoch. Editor: Jack Murray. Composer: Richard Hagerman. With: John Wayne, Joanne Dru, John Agar, Ben Johnson, Harry Carey Jr.

35mm, color, 104 min.

Preceded by: NEWS OF THE DAY, VOL 17, NO 259 March, 1946

Featured stories include a French version of the Spanish running of the bulls in Basque country, an impasse between Soviet and Iranian envoys to the U.N. and table tennis stars vying for the national title in New York.

35mm, b/w, 12 min.

FREE Admission for all UCLA students with valid I.D.!

More Info: UCLA Film & Television Archive Website


October 19, 2015
7:30 PM - 11:15 PM


Billy Wilder Theater
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
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