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Cinecon 55 Film Schedule

Updated 8/25/19

Here is the schedule for Cinecon 55. For more information about these films see our Screening at Cinecon 55 page and for more information about other programs see our Special Programs page.

All of the screenings will be at Grauman's Egyptian Theater, 6712 Hollywood Boulevard except for two shows which are noted as being at the Loews Hollywood Hotel. Admission is by day pass or full festival pass which can be purchased in advance or at the door during the show, please see our Registration page for more information

Film running times are approximate and this schedule is subject to change without notice. Some films may be listed here pending final clearance. Guests appearances are confirmed subject to unforeseen circumstances.

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Cinecon 55 films

Thursday August 29
5:00    IN THE FORECOURT: Opening Night Reception
7:00   Welcoming Remarks
7:10   BARE KNEES (1928) 61 min
With live accompaniment by the Famous Players Orchestra
8:40   TRICK FOR TRICK (1933) Ralph Morgan, Victor Jory 69 min
10:00    DANGER! LOVE AT WORK (1937) Ann Sothern, Jack Haley 84 min (ends 11:25)
Friday August 30
9:00   Jiggers, My Wife (1946) Shemp Howard, Tom Kennedy
9:20    THE STRANGER FROM TEXAS (1939) Charles Starrett, Lorna Gray, Richard Flske 54 min
10:25   Not Wedded But a Wife (1921)
10:30   THE GOLDEN CHANCE (1915) Cleo Ridgely, Wallace Reid 65 min
10:40    AT THE HOTEL: Nat "King" Cole Program
11:35    Lunch Break
1:15   A Blonde's Revenge (1926) Ben Turpin, Vernon Dent
1:35   THE FLYING ACE (1926) 63 min
2:50    GET HEP TO LOVE (1942) Gloria Jean, Donald O'Connor 71 min
4:15    THE GLASS WALL (1953)   Ann Robinson, Vittorio Gassman, Gloria Grahame  82 min
5:35    Q&A with Ann Robinson
6:05    Dinner Break
7:50   The Curse of a Broken Heart (1933) Pat Somerset, Marion Byron
8:10   SHOW GIRL (1928) Alice White, Donald Reed 70 min
9:35   WHARF ANGEL (1934) Victor McLaglen 65 min
10:50   DR. RENAULT'S SECRET (1942) J. Carrol Naish, George Zucco    58 min (ends 11:50)
Saturday August 31
10:50    BURGLAR BY PROXY (1919)   Jack Pickford, Gloria Hope  68 min
12:00    Lunch Break*
  3:30    O'KALEMS OF IRELAND (2010)
Documentary 56 min
   3:30   Jack Oakie Program
  4:35    OH MEN! OH WOMEN!
(1957) Ginger Rogers, David
Niven Barbara Rush 90 min
   4:35   Retroformat Program
          Rare Silent Gems on
              8mm and 16mm
6:05    Q&A with Barbara Rush
6:35    Dinner Break*
     SATURDAY NITRATE FEVER Special Program**
8:20    Cobweb Hotel (1936) Cartoon
8:30    NIGHT OF MYSTERY (1937) Grant Richards, Roscoe Karns, Helen Burgess 66 min
9:45   COME ACROSS (1929) Lina Basquette, Reed Howes 59 min
10:50    PRIVATE NURSE (1941) Jane Darwell, Brenda Joyce, Sheldon Leonard 61 min (ends 11:50)
Sunday September 1
9:00    The Noodle Nut (1921) Billy Bletcher, Madge Kirby 8 min
9:10    QUIET PLEASE: MURDER (1942) George Sanders, Gail Patrick, Richard Denning 69 min
10:35   THE SHAMROCK HANDICAP (1926) Janet Gaynor, Leslie Fenton, Willard Louis 63 min
10:40    AT THE HOTEL: Mark Cantor Jazz Program
11:40    Lunch Break*
1:10   Room Mates (1933) Frank Albertson, Grady Sutton 67 min
1:30   THE DELICIOUS LITTLE DEVIL (1919) Mae Murray, Rudolph Valentino 63 min
2:45   MILLS OF THE GODS (1934) May Robson, Fay Wray, Victor Jory 66 min
4:05   FOR HEAVEN'S SAKE (1950) Clifton Webb, Gigi Perreau, Joan Blondell 91 min
5:35    Q&A with Gigi Perreau
6:05    Dinner Break*
7:35   Perfect Day (1929) Laurel and Hardy
8:00    ALOMA OF THE SOUTH SEAS (1941) Dorothy Lamour, Jon Hall 78 min
9:30    A WOMAN OF THE WORLD (1925) Pola Negri 70 min
10:50   SPEED TO SPARE (1937) Charles Quigley, Dorothy Wilson 60 min (ends 11:50)
Monday September 2
9:00    The Frog Pond (1938)
9:07   ON STAGE, EVERYBODY! (1945) Jack Oakie, Peggy Ryan, Johnny Coy 75 min
10:35    CHILDREN OF THE WHIRLWIND (1925) Lionel Barrymore, Johnnie Walker, Marguerite De La Motte 72 min
11:50    Lunch Break
1:15    HIT PARADE OF 1941 (1940) Kenny Baker, Frances Langford, Ann Miller, Phil Silvers 88 min
2:55    CROOKED STREETS (1920) Ethel Clayton, Jack Holt 63 min
4:10   CHATTERBOX (1943) Judy Canova, Joe E. Brown, Rosemary Lane 77 min
5:35    ON THE AVENUE (1937) Dick Powell, Madeleine Carroll, Alice Faye 89 min
7:05    Farewell Remarks

COLOR CODE: Sound, Silents with live piano, Silent with track, Live events.
*Raffle drawing immediately before next film. You must be present to win.

Features and feature-length programs are ALL CAPS. There will be twenty-second breaks between shorts and features; seven-minute (at least) breaks after each feature. We intend to finish each day before midnight Ė expected end times for the final shows are listed for your convenience. We do our best to stick to the schedule, but changes and delays are inevitable; please donít holler at us. And We will never start a film early.

**Nitrate screenings at the Egyptian are made possible through support of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, Turner Classic Movies, and The Film Foundation in partnership with the American Cinematheque and the Academy Film Archive.

Nitrate prints courtesy of UCLA Film and Television Archive.

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