Gorgeous vintage Technicolor musical starring Rita Hayworth in her prime as a Broadway dancer loved by Gene Kelly in his first big song-and-dance success.
Kent Mackenzie's riveting, innovative dramadoc, unseen since 1961, about displaced urban Native Americans leading despondent lives in LA's Bunker Hill district.
The Last Wagon
A tribute to the late Richard Widmark in one of his best roles as an outlaw who saves a wagon train from marauding Indians - beautifully shot in “Scope and Technicolor.
The Living Corpse
Late-silent Soviet-German masterpiece, with a superb original score recorded live, adapted from Tolstoy's classic about a state prosecutor who stages his own murder.
A Man to Remember
Welcome re-discovery of an RKO B-movie gem from 1938 by Garson Kanin, about a liberal smalltown doctor who puts his patients before his pocketbook.
The Miracle Woman
Barbara Stanwyck in her first big role as the ambiguous heroine of Capra's cynical study of a crowd-stirring evangelist preacher, based on the real-life Aimee Semple McPherson.
A Modern Musketeer
Frantic fun, with hyper-acrobatic Douglas Fairbanks enjoying himself as a latter-day D'Artagnan who performs athletic acts of chivalry from Kansas to the Grand Canyon.
Once Upon a Time in the West
Dazzling restoration of the American release version of Sergio Leone’s epic, violent post-Italian Western.
The Soul of Youth
Compassionate, heart-warming study of juvenile justice in America in 1920.
Sumptuous colour restoration of an exhilarating, semi-surreal classic arthouse favourite from Senegal.
Gloria Swanson's successful first talkie, Oscar-nominated as a stenographer who endures scandal and sacrifice.
Virtue + Shopworn
Cracking, fast-paced pre-Code melodrama with Carole Lombard, plus a Depression-era morality tale starring Barbara Stanwyck.
17 & 19 October
Meticulously researched and sparely beautiful account of the creation and destruction of England’s first commune.