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Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
Sun, May 10, 2015
7:30pm

TOUCH OF GENIUS: ORSON WELLES AT 100
Double Feature! Book Signing With F.X. Feeney!
TOUCH OF EVIL / MAGICIAN: THE ASTONISHING LIFE AND WORK OF ORSON WELLES

Film historian F.X. Feeney will introduce the program and will sign copies of his new book Orson Welles: Power, Heart, And Soul at 7pm in the lobby, and at intermission.

TOUCH OF EVIL
1958, Universal, 111 min, USA, Dir: Orson Welles

This hallucinatory, off-kilter masterwork features Charlton Heston in one of his finest performances, as a Mexican cop on the wrong side of the border, pitted against a grotesque sheriff (Welles) whose badge hides a heart of vile corruption. Janet Leigh co-stars as Heston’s bride, menaced by leather-clad Mercedes McCambridge and her gang of juvenile delinquents. Co-starring Akim Tamiroff, Marlene Dietrich and Joseph Calleia.


MAGICIAN: THE ASTONISHING LIFE AND WORKS OF ORSON WELLES
2014, Cohen Media, 94 min, USA, Dir: Chuck Workman

Orson Welles’ body of work - on stage, radio and movie screens – is among the most tantalizing of the 20th century, filled with both stunning achievements and frustrating setbacks. Acclaimed documentarian Chuck Workman tells the story of the legendary director using clips from virtually all of Welles’ films and interviews with friends, colleagues and (in archival footage) the man himself.


Screening format: DCP
Aero Theatre • Sun, May 10, 2015 • 7:30pm

Films in this Series at the Aero

Book Signing With F.X. Feeney!
Thu, May 7, 2015 - 7:30pm
Aero Theatre
Book Signing With F.X. Feeney!
Fri, May 8, 2015 - 7:30pm
Aero Theatre
Book Signing With F.X. Feeney!
Sat, May 9, 2015 - 7:30pm
Aero Theatre