American Graffiti: Benefit Screening of Classic Film at Historic Alex Theatre
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Experience the life of a Hollywood icon as the historic Alex Theatre hosts Loretta Young's 100th birthday gala. A paragon of grace and beauty, the Oscar- and Emmy-winning actress stole Clark Gable's heart and advanced women's status in entertainment by becoming the longest-running female host of a prime-time television show with The Loretta Young Show. Leading lady of such films as The Farmer's Daughter, The Bishop's Wife and The Stranger, Young shared the screen with such greats as Cary Grant, Orson Welles and Joseph Cotton. Young's son and daughter will be on hand, along with celebrity friends, to take the audience on a journey through the star's life. Movie clips, conversations, testimonies, dramatizations and an exclusive exhibit of Young's famous dresses and cherished possessions will bring this Hollywood legend to life. Learn More
Glendale's historic Alex Theatre presents a screening of American Graffiti, George Lucas' classic film about two friends preparing to leave town for college in 1962. Throughout a night of cruising, drag racing, fights, and picking up girls, punctuated by popular music of the time, they both struggle with the reality of approaching adulthood.
American Graffiti was nominated for 5 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director & Best Supporting Actress. It was a Golden Globe winner for Best Motion Picture. Directed by George Lucas and starring Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Cindy Williams, Harrison Ford, Wolfman Jack, and Mackenzie Phillips.
Proceeds from the screening will benefit the Glendale Kiwanis Ducks4Kids and Glendale Arts.