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Mid Century Modern -- "My Fair Lady (1964) at the Dorothy Chandler (1964)


As part of Curating the City: Modern Architecture in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Conservancy's "Last Remaining Seats" program hits a new venue for the series, the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.  Tickets are still available for the June 12 screening of "My Fair Lady."


Here we get a look at the Egyptian by an unknown photographer during the original roadshow run of the film.  See our Egyptian Theatre street view timeline for many more vintage views of the theatre. "My Fair Lady" had a 68 week reserved seat run at the Egyptian in 70mm beginning October 28, 1964.

Alison Martino's Vintage Los Angeles Facebook page recently showed off some of mid-century glamour with this great photo of the Dorothy Chandler's lobby in 1968.


From the L.A. Conservancy website, here's the whole 2013 series:

Saturday, June 1
To Catch a Thief (1955) - SOLD OUT!
Orpheum Theatre (1926)
Details
 
Wednesday, June 5
La Bamba (1987)
Palace Theatre (1911)
Details and tickets
Co-presented with the Latin American Cinemateca of Los Angeles


Wednesday, June 12
My Fair Lady (1964)
The Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (1964)
Details and tickets - Orchestra section
Presented as part of Curating the City: Modern Architecture in L.A.

 

Wednesday, June 19
All About Eve (1950) - SOLD OUT!
Los Angeles Theatre (1931)
Details


Wednesday, June 26
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925)
Orpheum Theatre (1926)
Details and tickets
Silent with live organ accompaniment


Saturday, June 29 -- two shows!
Casablanca (1942)
Saban Theatre (1930)
Details and tickets - Matinee 2 p.m.
Details and tickets - Evening 8 p.m.





Another Music Center view, this time from 1967, also on Vintage Los Angeles.   It's from the Vintage Los Angeles Collection.

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