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Poster for Holiday 35mm Fun Show

Holiday 35mm Fun Show

Run Time: 90 min. Format: 35mm Rating: PG

Jack Theakson, 35mm film archana archivist and historian presents a retro 35mm film program for the immature of all ages: wacky kiddie show stuff, the oddball and forgotten, Christmas film ephemera and three short features including the Our Gang kids and Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer. The original celluloid movie fun mechanically projected without aid of electronics or digitization. Also presenting a NAUGHTY 35mm SHOW at midnite!

TRAILERS/SNIPES (25 min) – Various kid-friendly trailers and snipes, including 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA and THE SEVENTH VOYAGE OF SINBAD.
CHRISTMAS/NEW YEARS GREETINGS (10 min) – various holiday snipes.
CH. 1 of THE IRON CLAW (25 min) – Spooky doings in this 1941 serial chapter, where a fortune of gold is at stake, and the mysterious “Iron Claw” is after it!
RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER (8 min) – This rare 1948 Technicolor print is the only safety dye-transfer copy of Max Fleischer’s classic short about the famous Reindeer with the light-up nose.

Jack Theakston, film historian and archivist, has been working with classic movies since he was a teenager.  First introduced to 16mm collecting at an early age, Mr. Theakston has since become one of the leading authorities on realism technology history in film, including 3-D, widescreen, stereophonic sound and color.  Mr. Theakston has produced a number of special features for classic films on DVD, mounted numerous film festivals in both Los Angeles and New York, and currently manages the Capitol Theatre in Rome, NY, a venue that specializes in running classic films in 35mm.

Part of Nitehawk’s Naughty and Nice December program.