Film


Sunday February 3, 2013: 1:30 pm - 4:45 pm

“HAPPY BIRTHDAY, IDA LUPINO!” Get ready to celebrate the birthday of the actress and filmmaker (February 4, 1918) with this double bill. Ladies in Retirement (1941-91 min.). The housekeeper (Ida) to a retired actress (Isobel Elsom) must also look after her own two emotionally disturbed sisters (Elsa Lanchester, Edith Barrett). Screenwriters Garrett Fort and Reginald Denham adapted Denham and Edward Percy’s play for director Charles Vidor. After a brief intermission, Deep Valley (1947-106 min.). Uneducated and poor, Libby (Ida) leads a sheltered life in a broken-down shack with her unloving parents. When a crew of San Quentin convicts arrives to build a new road, she takes an interest in Barry (Dane Clark), a wild and uncontrollable young man. Salka Viertel and Stephen Moorehouse Avery scripted for director Jean Negulesco. 1:30 p.m.