Thursday and Friday
Clever satire on advertising and the nature of celebrity as mild-mannered ad man Rock Hunter pursues a blonde bombshell to be a lipstick spokesperson, and somehow becomes famous as her notorious “Lover Doll.”
With Jayne Mansfield, Tony Randall, Betsy Drake, Joan Blondell, John Williams, Henry Jones, Mickey Hargitay.
Directed, produced and written by Frank Tashlin, from the play by George Axelrod. Photographed by Joe MacDonald. Music by Cyril Mockridge. Twentieth Century-Fox. 95 min.
Thursday & Friday (May 23-24) at 7:30.
Another zany Frank Tashlin directed comedy starring Jayne Mansfield. A gangster hires a washed-up agent to turn his untalented girlfriend into a singing star. With performances by Fats Domino, the Platters, Little Richard, Gene Vincent and others.
With Tom Ewell, Jayne Mansfield Edmond O’Brien, Julie London, Ray Anthony, Barry Gordon, Henry Jones, John Emery Juanita Moore.
Directed and produced by Frank Tashlin. Screenplay by Frnak Tashlin, Herbert Baker, from a story by Garson Kanin. Photographed by Leon Shamroy. Music direction by Lionel Newman Twentieth Century-Fox. 97 minutes.
Thursday & Friday (May 23-24) at 5:40 and 9:15.
Saturday and Sunday
Three women pool their resources to rent a posh New York penthouse and trap millionaire husbands.
With Lauren Bacall, Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, William Powell, Cameron Mitchell, David Wayne, Rory Calhoun, Alex D’Arcy.
Directed by Jean Negulesco. Produced by Nunnally Johnson. Screenplay by Nunnally Johnson. Photographed by Joe MacDonald. Music by Cyril J. Mockridge. 96 minutes.
Saturday & Sunday (May 25-26) at 3:35 and 7:30.
A sportswriter (Gregory Peck) and a dress designer (Lauren Bacall) marry in haste and repent at leisure.
With Gregory Peck, Lauren Bacall, Dolores Gray, Sam Levene, Tom Helmore, Mickey Shaughnessy.
Directed by Vincente Minnelli. Produced by Dore Schary. Written by George Wells. Photographed by John Alton. Music by Andre Previn. MGM. 118 minutes.
Saturday and Sunday (May 25-26) at 5:20 and 9:15.