Howard Hawks directs (from a Billy Wilder screenplay) Barbara Stanwyck as a wisecracking nightclub singer on the run from the mob who hides out with a nerdy group of all male lexicographers in BALL OF FIRE. THE AWFUL TRUTH celebrates its 75th Anniversary of side-splitting comedy which finds Irene Dunne and Cary Grant deciding to divorce - but darn it, it just doesn’t seem to take.
Double Feature! Oscar Nominated Screwball Comedies
BALL OF FIRE / THE AWFUL TRUTH
BALL OF FIRE 35mm print courtesy of the UCLA Film & Television Archive. THE AWFUL TRUTH also screens in 35mm.
Aero Theatre • Thu, Jan 5, 2012 • 7:30pm