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Fav
Not too sure where to put this one so placing it here.

All About Eve is going to be screened at the National Film Theatre on London's southbank this coming week. Screenings are:

FRIDAY 25 AUGUST - 5.50 NFT1 All About Eve
SUNDAY 27 AUGUST - 5.50 NFT1 All About Eve
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST - 8.20 NFT1 All About Eve

Full listingsand info can be found here: http://www.bfi.org.uk/incinemas/nft/whatson
Tickets for AAE can be booked online here: http://www.bfi.org.uk/incinemas/nft/film/6768

I'll keep an eye on the NFT and post if I see more MM movies due to be screened in future fool.gif
Tara
Oh, I wish I could go! I've only seen SLIH on a big screen, and would love to see an MM film festival. Thanks Fav, perhaps we could post other MM cinema screenings here too.
Fav
Yep Tara. Will keep an eye out for any more clapping.gif
Fav
The Asphalt Jungle is going to be screening at the NFT in London as part of a John Huston season. No Misfits though. Screenings will run from 3rd November to the 15th November. Please see here for times and details: http://www.bfi.org.uk/incinemas/nft/film/6965
Fav
The Misfits screening at the NFT London in December 2006:

Huston directs a once-in-a-lifetime cast - Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift, and a magnificent Clark Gable - in a haunting tale of despair and salvation.
NFT1 8.45PM Sat 2 Dec
NFT3 5.50PM Thu 7 Dec
NFT2 3.50PM Sun 10 Dec
NFT2 8.30PM Wed 13 Dec
NFT2 6.00PM Wed 27 Dec


http://www.bfi.org.uk/incinemas/nft/film/7037
Fav
All About Eve, NFT, 30th November:

Fri 30 Nov 2.30PM NFT3
Fri 30 Nov 5.40PM NFT1
Fri 30 Nov 8.20PM NFT1

All About Eve

Fasten your seat belts - it's going to be a bumpy night!' Actress Margo Channing's much-quoted warning to her guests at a ritzy soir_e is typical of Joseph L Mankiewicz's wonderfully acerbic dialogue as he depicts rivalry, ambition, envy, deceit and betrayal within New York's theatrical community. Bette Davis gives one of her greatest performances as Margo, the fortysomething diva who comes to regret hiring as her assistant young Eve (Anne Baxter), an apparently adoring fan whose modest demeanour barely conceals a ruthless desire to take her own place in the Broadway pantheon. Chronicling Eve's rise to fame in flashback, narrator and lecherous theatre critic Addison De Witt (George Sanders at his most memorably cynical) recalls with amusement the misery and confusion the ingenue causes among Margo's set, superbly played by Celeste Holm, Gary Merrill, Thelma Ritter and - briefly but unforgettably, as a 'graduate of the Copacabana school of acting' - Marilyn Monroe. A cool, caustic contemplation of the inability of some stage folk to distinguish between performance and reality (even in their own behaviour), this is Hollywood at its most psychologically sophisticated, satirically astute and downright entertaining.

http://www.bfi.org.uk/whatson/southbank/film/8119
Fav
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Showing at the NFT on the big screen in London:

Sun 2 Mar 20:30 NFT3
Mon 3 Mar 18:00 NFT3

http://www.bfi.org.uk/whatson/gentlemen_prefer_blondes

What difficult times to get there for! Argh!
Bobby
Thank you for posting these. I'm now in the midst of attempting to plan a rare excursion down to the capital to view the Sunday showing. It'll take a lot of planning though. Fingers crossed.
Fav
QUOTE(Bobby @ Feb 8 2008, 07:29 PM) *
Thank you for posting these. I'm now in the midst of attempting to plan a rare excursion down to the capital to view the Sunday showing. It'll take a lot of planning though. Fingers crossed.


Good luck with that Bobby. Let us know if you make it! I'm totally gutted I missed a big screen screening of The Prince and the Showgirl there last year. I would have moved heaven and earth to have got there for that one if I'd known before it passed.
Bobby
Seeing TPATS up on the big screen would have been magical! Perhaps one day they'll show it again. One can dream.

I booked my tickets to watch GPB this afternoon. The travel and accommodation are also sorted and it's fair to say I'm excited.

Thanks so much for pointing this out Fav; I'd have never known about it otherwise.

Fav
Aww what excellent news. Well, I always keep an eye out to see what is on there and post here if I see it. Have a fabulous time and report back when you've seen it!
Bobby
Incidentally, is anyone else from ES planning on going along to watch GPB this weekend? Don't worry, I'm not suggesting a joyous union of members (!), I was just curious.
Fav
Lol I would love to but the times are a nightmare. I would most likely not be able to get home on the Sunday and have work the following day so wouldn't be able to get there. Hope you have a fab time though. Will be interesting to hear your feedback on it and how it feels to see Marilyn on the big screen diamondsdancing.gif
Bobby
QUOTE(Fav @ Feb 26 2008, 10:17 PM) *
Lol I would love to but the times are a nightmare. I would most likely not be able to get home on the Sunday and have work the following day so wouldn't be able to get there. Hope you have a fab time though. Will be interesting to hear your feedback on it and how it feels to see Marilyn on the big screen diamondsdancing.gif

Thanks! My level of excitement is ridiculously high. I saw All About Eve at my local theatre but of course, Marilyn's part is a small one. To see her up there in such a prolonged - and hilarious - role will be magical. After watching the DAAGBF sequence on DVD at home, I often find myself spontaneously applauding...I may have to kerb such outbursts on Sunday. I'm sooo looking forward to it though!
Bobby
I had an amazing time last night watching the picture at BFI. It was incredible to see Marilyn up there and also to be surrounded by fellow fans - almost moving in fact. One of the best weekends ever.

So enjoyable was it, that I'm going back tonight for the second and final showing! I missed the coach home this morning so I'm down in London for another 24 hours and couldn't resist. I'm sure many of you would have done the same thing! Can't wait (again) jumpymm.gif
Fav
Aww so glad you enjoyed it. Good for you seeing the second showing which should be on right about now while I am writing. I see you accessed an Internet connection in London to share your joy lol. balloon.gif
Bobby
QUOTE(Fav @ Mar 3 2008, 05:58 PM) *
Aww so glad you enjoyed it. Good for you seeing the second showing which should be on right about now while I am writing. I see you accessed an Internet connection in London to share your joy lol. balloon.gif

I sure did!

Thanks to you again for pointing out the original showing, Fav. I had a wonderful time and wouldn't have known about without your post. Thank you ever so blush.gif A lovely time was had by all.
Fav
You're welcome Bobby. I'm glad you had such a good time biggrin.gif
Fav
Some Like It Hot

Wed 23 April
18:30

Wilder's classic Prohibition-set comedy features the wondrous Curtis-Lemmon double act as struggling musicians who, on the run from a Chicago gang, take refuge in an all-girl band. Unsurprisingly they fall hard for the group's vocalist Sugar Kane Kowalczyk, played by Monroe in her Golden Globe-winning prime.

http://www.bfi.org.uk/whatson/bfi_southban...ome_like_it_hot
Fav
Ok, the above screening now has a guest interview tagged onto it. Tony Curtis is going to appear on stage to be interviewed about Some Like It Hot. It is now sold out: http://www.bfi.org.uk/whatson/bfi_southban...aign=20080418sb

Not sure if I would want to be there or not!
Fav
Some Like It Hot screening again in February 2009, London:

Thu 12 Feb 14:30 NFT2
Sat 14 Feb 20:30 NFT1

http://www.bfi.org.uk/whatson/some_like_it_hot_2

Timeless comedy featuring the wondrous Curtis-Lemmon double act as struggling musicians taking refuge from the mob in an all-girl band and falling hard for lead vocalist Marilyn Monroe, here in her prime.

Wilder and IAL Diamond's dazzling script revisits the Roaring 20s, with jazzers Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon witnessing the St Valentine's Day Massacre and, by way of escape, taking to drag as members of an all-girl band playing a Miami full of millionaires. Understandably, meeting chanteuse Marilyn Monroe heightens tensions between the pair, ensuring - hilariously - that the road to true love is never as perfectly smooth as it might be.

Directed by:Billy WilderCast:Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, Marilyn Monroe, Joe E Brown, George RaftCountry:USAYear:1959Running time:121minCertificate:U


Bobby
Thanks for the link, Fav. Browsing through the BFI listings for the next two months or so, I see they're showing some outstanding old movies. I so wish I lived nearer! Spellbound, Breakfast at Tiffanys, Notorious, Golden Boy, It's a Wonderful Life, The Clock, Casablanca. Fancy having the opportunity to see all those films (plus SLIH and more recent hits like Se7en and Fight Club) on the big screen, all within eight weeks. You lucky Londoners!
Fav
QUOTE(Bobby @ Jan 3 2009, 01:54 PM) *
Thanks for the link, Fav. Browsing through the BFI listings for the next two months or so, I see they're showing some outstanding old movies. I so wish I lived nearer! Spellbound, Breakfast at Tiffanys, Notorious, Golden Boy, It's a Wonderful Life, The Clock, Casablanca. Fancy having the opportunity to see all those films (plus SLIH and more recent hits like Se7en and Fight Club) on the big screen, all within eight weeks. You lucky Londoners!


You're welcome Bobby. But I'm not in London so it isn't that easy for me to get there to see any pictures on the big screen. It has to be a special occasion at an appropriate day or time, but is worth it when I do. I saw White Christmas on the big screen there this Christmas. It was wonderful and it is amazing how many things you pick up on that you have never noticed before watching at home on DVD.
purple people-eater
Thanks for posting this. I will definitely be seeing SLIH when it is played. runninwild.gif

Oh, it's showing on Valentine's Day too. Any other date-less people want to make a jokey date of it?!!
Garbo20
I'm going to the Feb 14th showing I can't wait!
Lacrymosa
Wow ! How great and special it must be to see Marilyn on the big screen, lucky you !!
purple people-eater
Just realised why this is showing on St.Valentines Day! God, I am thick!
purple people-eater
QUOTE(Garbo20 @ Jan 16 2009, 07:12 PM) *
I'm going to the Feb 14th showing I can't wait!



Hi there. I'm going on the 14th too. Looking forward!
Fav
NIAGARA screening at National Film Theatre, London

Thu 5 Mar 18:00 NFT1
Sat 7 Mar 20:40 NFT2


Honeymooning by Niagara Falls, the Cutlers meet Rose and George Loomis, whose marriage has turned George into a jealous wreck, prone to violent outbursts.
Honeymooning by Niagara Falls, the Cutlers (Showalter and Peters) meet Rose and George Loomis (Monroe and Cotton) whose holiday is anything but romantic. His marriage to Rose has turned George into a jealous wreck, prone to violent outbursts. The destructive force of his passion and her intensely sexual charisma are perfectly matched by the powerful waterfalls and the menacing concrete clock tower


(they're on the big screens)

http://www.bfi.org.uk/whatson/niagara
Fav
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is screening in February in London:

26 - 28 February

Fri 26 Feb 14:30 NFT3
Fri 26 Feb 18:30 NFT1
Fri 26 Feb 20:45 NFT1
Sat 27 Feb 15:50 NFT3
Sat 27 Feb 18:10 NFT3
Sat 27 Feb 20:30 NFT3
Sun 28 Feb 16:00 NFT3
Sun 28 Feb 18:30 NFT1
Sun 28 Feb 20:45 NFT1


http://www.bfi.org.uk/whatson/bfi_southban..._prefer_blondes
Monroestar
Anything in the Northwest?OH..... LOL it was last year:-(
Fav
Sorry Michael. I only know of the regular screenings in London. Might be worth you planning a trip there if you want to see her on the big screen for definite!
Monroestar
QUOTE(Fav @ Feb 11 2010, 09:51 PM) *
Sorry Michael. I only know of the regular screenings in London. Might be worth you planning a trip there if you want to see her on the big screen for definite!


Ill have to keep an eye out smile1.gif X
Aimee-Monroe
OMG, OMG, OMG!!!!!

I just screamed so loud!!!



I'm going to be in London when GPB is being shown!!!!!



I'm Sooooooo happy right now!!!!!



xxx

Scottish Sugar
QUOTE(Aimee-Monroe @ Feb 12 2010, 08:29 PM) *
OMG, OMG, OMG!!!!!

I just screamed so loud!!!



I'm going to be in London when GPB is being shown!!!!!



I'm Sooooooo happy right now!!!!!



xxx



The GFT Cinema in Glasgow is showing Gentlemen Prefer Blondes this saturday, I bought my tickets about 2 weeks ago lol
xxx
Fav
There's nothing like seeing Marilyn on the big screen. I hope you both have a good time wherever you see her! diamondsdancing.gif
Tara
Also screening at the Duke of York's cinema, Brighton this month... jumpymm.gif
Fav
The Prince and the Showgirl

14 May 20:30 NFT3
31 May 15:30 NFT1

Set during the coronation of George V in 1911, with Olivier as a visiting Carpathian prince looking for fun who gets more than he bargained for from an effervescent Marilyn (as infuriating during the shoot as she is seductive on-screen), this witty Terence Rattigan comedy had many happy memories for Cardiff. Not least was setting up a convincing Westminster Abbey ceremony, after he had filmed the real thing in 1936. Plus River Thames – Yesterday (Hans M Neiter, 1939, 10min).

http://www.bfi.org.uk/whatson/bfi_southban...nd_the_showgirl

This is screening at the BFI in London as part of their Jack Cardiff season. Tickets for adults are 9.00
Fav
I managed to get to this screening of TPATS. Let me tell you, if you ever get a chance to see it on the big screen grab it with both hands! Laurence Olivier came over much better on the large screen than on the small. His role was much more engaging.

What amazed me was the laughs the movie got from the audience. I thought we'd be the only ones there but it was pretty busy. There were even claps of delight from people at times and the bit where Marilyn backs out of the room and says 'pretty good huh' got whoops of delight with someone behind me saying 'she is just delightful'.

I was not prepared for the audience reaction. It made the screening, an 'event'. Must see as a shared experience if you ever get the chance at a public screening. I was also delighted to see a mix in the audience from a young mum bringing her children to watch, to old aged pensioners who most likely saw it the first time round. Great!
Fav
The Asphalt Jungle is going to be showing at the National Film Theatre in London.

8 Nov 18:10 NFT2
25 Nov 14:30 NFT2

http://www.bfi.org.uk/whatson/bfi_southban..._asphalt_jungle
Fav
Monkey Business

12 Feb 15:10 NFT1
15 Feb 14:30 NFT2
18 Feb 18:00 NFT2


Barnaby Fulton (Cary Grant) is seeking an elixir of youth. Then a screen-writing chimp slips the juice in the water supply and Cary and Ginger Rogers start behaving like kids. Ben Hecht, IAL Diamond and Charles Lederer were the credited writers, and Charles Coburn is the patron of the project, dreaming of some viagra and a chance to chase Miss Laurel (Marilyn Monroe). It's screwball, where you appreciate the suggestiveness of that word.

http://www.bfi.org.uk/whatson/bfi_southban...monkey_business
Fav
The Prince and the Showgirl

17 Apr 2011: 18:10 NFT2
22 Apr 2011: 18:10 NFT2


Rattigan said he 'detested' adapting his stage plays for film but this, his screen version of his 1953 comedy The Sleeping Prince, is a great advance on the stage original. Laurence Olivier reprises his stage performance as the boorish Carpathian prince un-charming, in London to attend the 1911 coronation of George V, and Marilyn Monroe is delicious as the determinedly romantic chorus girl he hires for his one free evening.

http://www.bfi.org.uk/whatson/bfi_southban...er/the_prince_a


I'm so tempted to see this again but saw it there a few months ago. If you are partial to TPATS and can get to London, I HIGHLY recommend seeing it on the big screen. Wonderful.
Fav
Monkey Business showing again BFI Southbank Ginger Rogers and Cary Grant reunited, in a film which looks back to screwball’s heyday and especially to Bringing Up Baby. Barnaby Fulton (Grant) is working on a youth formula for a chemical company, but lab monkeys monkey around with the potion. The resulting elixir sends Barnaby and his wife Edwina (Rogers) spiraling back to their wild teens and beyond, with Marilyn Monroe’s curvaceous secretary Miss Laurel causing a certain amount of bad blood between them.

Monkey Business Jan 27, 2013 4:10 PM

Monkey Business Jan 29, 2013 8:45 PM

https://whatson.bfi.org.uk/Online/default.a...92-B2B01BCBAB33

The Misfits
at BFI Southbank in London!USA 1961Directed by John HustonWith Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable, Thelma Ritter, Eli WallachRunning time 125minCertificate PGAs the last completed film for both Monroe and Gable, Arthur Miller’s perceptive fable of unresolved lives has acquired its own melancholy legend. Adding Clift to its Reno-set story of drifters, divorcees and old cowboys almost seems like one lost soul too many for one movie, but his contribution as a rootless, self-destructive rodeo rider is almost unbearably poignant, perhaps the truest celluloid reflection of his off-screen personal travails.

The Misfits
Feb 23, 2013 8:30 PM

The Misfits
Feb 26, 2013 6:00 PM

https://whatson.bfi.org.uk/Online/default.a...43-82AD5D96601C
Fav
Some Like It Hot

Showing from July 18th to August 21st 2014 in London on the big screen!

https://whatson.bfi.org.uk/Online/default.a...k=somelikeithot
Shirley
Hi, did anyone go to watch any Marilyn's films this year at this cinema? I watched Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Bus Stop and Some Like it Hot so far. Suzie Kennedy was present in today's Some Like it Hot viewing too! I am going to this interesting event on 27th June - Marilyn Monroe Study Day: Understanding a Cultural Phenomenon

Anyone else is coming from this community?
Fav
Oh Kristina I wish I had known about the MM study day this weekend as I would have been very tempted! I see it is sold out darn it.

I've not been able to get up to London this last year to see any. Last one I saw there was The Prince and the Showgirl. AMAZING on the big screen.

Wowser - this week is a Marilyn movie fest here: https://whatson.bfi.org.uk/Online/default.a...k=marilynmonroe

Good grief - all these years I've been posting about the BFI films and wishing for an MM season and it looks like I have missed it :-(
Fav
QUOTE(Shirley @ Jun 21 2015, 09:35 PM) *
Hi, did anyone go to watch any Marilyn's films this year at this cinema? I watched Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Bus Stop and Some Like it Hot so far. Suzie Kennedy was present in today's Some Like it Hot viewing too! I am going to this interesting event on 27th June - Marilyn Monroe Study Day: Understanding a Cultural Phenomenon

Anyone else is coming from this community?


How was it Kristina?
Shirley
Fav, I really wish you were there! Actually, I wish everyone from this community board was there! It was a fantastic experience. On Friday I had a bad case of food poisoning and thought I would not be able to make it on Saturday but despite ailments, I managed to get there. So it started at 12 o'clock and finished at 4pm. There were 4 different speakers: lecturers (Lucy Bolton and Pamela Church-Gibson), a writer Sarah Churchwell and programme Coordinator Laura Adams. They all presented Marilyn from a different aspect: Marilyn in nowadays culture, Marilyn as an actress, Marilyn and her sense of fashion, Marilyn as presented in various biographies. There were lots of videos and pictures shown, presentations were really well prepared. And what I liked the most how seriously the subject was analysed. I just loved Sarah, whose book The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe I am actually reading now, the way she debunked so many myths about Marilyn and how so many biographies are full of inaccuracies, inconsistencies and simply display so much rubbish information about Marilyn. It was an utterly pleasure sitting among other Marilyn's fans and understanding that even after so many years Marilyn remains as popular and needed as ever.

I highly recommend reading Sarah Churchwell's book! Also, if you are a fan of Gatsby, look up some presentation she did on you tube.

Oh, we were shown this one to present the era of 1955 biggrin.gif
Click to view attachment
Fav
Kristina, what a wonderful event it sounded like. I could kick myself for missing it. What a great shame. I am so glad you had such a good time and enjoyed it. Thank you for sharing this wonderful report of the event. Again, I'm kicking myself crybaby.gif

Darn it, missed this too https://whatson.bfi.org.uk/Online/default.a...le::context_id=
Shirley
Sorry Fav :( But I am sure BFI will organise something similar again seeing how popular it was.

Slightly off topic but today I went to Victoria and Albert museum to check out shoes exhibition: Pleasure and Pain and guess what? They are displaying a pair of Marilyn's worn shoes by Ferragamo! I searched online and they might be from Something's Got to Give shooting. They are white pumps and it's amazing how great they still look, though it's been almost 60 years since she wore them!
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