Actress Piper Laurie in Person, With Screenings of The Hustler, Carrie
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The last date listed for Piper Laurie in Person: The Hustler/Carrie was Saturday December 10, 2011 / 7:30pm (Doors Open at 6:30pm).
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The ultimate nighttime outdoor hangout, Eat See Hear Movies combines popular films with live indie bands and some of the city's most famous food trucks. Get a group of friends together for a laid-back night under the stars in beautiful Griffith Park, where you can catch some of the hottest up-and-coming bands. Bring your appetite, because you'll be able to find the city's best food trucks all in one place. Featuring delicious and inventive cuisine from around the world, L.A.'s food trucks inspire legions of Twitter followers. Then, settle in on the lawn and get ready to quote along with the summer-long lineup of favorite movies. See the full event description for the film schedule. Learn More
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_The Hustler _
1961, 20th Century Fox, 135 min.
Paul Newman is unforgettable as pool shark Eddie Felson who shakes his loser persona when heartless gambler George C. Scott teaches him the psychology of winning. Eddie realizes too late that obsessive victory over the unbeatable Minnesota Fats (Jackie Gleason) is empty, since the cost is the destruction of his crippled alcoholic lover (Piper Laurie), in this intense, back-alley poem by director Robert Rossen. [35mm]
1976, MGM Repertory, 97 min.
Director Brian De Palma strikes exactly the right note between empathy and horror in this yarn of Carrie (Sissy Spacek), a teen misfit who becomes so unglued after being repeatedly victimized by sadistic classmates and religious-zealot mom Piper Laurie that her latent telekinetic powers kick in, resulting in a blitz of gory, vengeful carnage. Enormously popular on its original release, Carrie remains one of the best adaptations from a Stephen King novel. With John Travolta, Amy Irving, Nancy Allen, P.J. Soles. [35mm]
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