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Alex Theatre
between Wilson and California 216 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91203
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MetroBus Route 92 has a stop right across the street from the Alex Theatre.
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2nd Annual "Greatest Cartoons Ever!"
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attended Dec 26 2011

It says something when these classic cartoons from the 1930s-50s have more intelligent things to say than many of today's Hollywood movies. Visiting the Alex Theatre is always a visual treat and the audience is reliably enthusiastic.

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attended Dec 26 2011

Flashed back to my school days.

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attended Dec 26 2011

This was an enjoyable event. I love The Alex Theatre. Great selection of the vintage cartoons that I grew up with. I will make it a point to return to 3rd annual screening. Thanks Goldstar!

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The day after Christmas has always been a big day for releasing movies, as many families are looking for something to do after all the presents have been opened and all the parties are over. This year, on December 26th, the Alex Film Society will be presenting our 2nd Annual, family oriented special event that provides a really great alternative to the other pre-packaged Hollywood extravaganzas.

The Greatest Cartoons Ever! showcases some of the very best theatrical cartoons from the movies’ Golden Age, featuring iconic characters like Mickey Mouse, Bugs Bunny and more, projected in 35mm on the big screen at the Alex Theatre.

Woody Woodpecker (1941, Universal)

Popeye Meets Ali Baba (with Olive Oyl & Bluto, 1937, Paramount)

Lonesome Ghosts (Mickey, Donald & Goofy, 1937, Disney)

Gerald McBoing-Boing (1951, Columbia)

What’s Opera, Doc? (Bugs Bunny & Elmer Fudd, 1957, Warner Bros.)

Duck Amuck (Daffy Duck, 1953, Warner Bros.)

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Mouse (Tom & Jerry, 1947, MGM)

Mother Goose’s Birthday Party (Mighty Mouse, 1950, 20th Century Fox)