Frank Capra’s “You Can’t Take It With You” will be screening at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Monday, July 15, as the Academy’s 75th Anniversary screening series, “Facets of the Diamond: 75 Years of Best Picture Winners,” continues.
Preceding “You Can’t Take It With You” will be the screen tests of Paulette Goddard and Susan Hayward auditioning for the role of Scarlett O’ Hara in “Gone With the Wind”, the next film in the screening series. Then, the screening of the 11th film to win an Academy Award for Best Picture will begin with the Oscar winning Best Song of 1938, “Thanks for the Memory,” as performed by Bob Hope and Shirley Ross in the film “The Big Broadcast of 1938.” Also showing will be “Ferdinand the Bull,” which won the Oscar for Cartoon Short Subject, along with the original 1938 announcement trailer for “Gone with the Wind.” “Hollywood Goes to Town,” a newsreel featuring the premiere of “Marie Antoinette” at the Carthay Circle Theater, will complete the evening’s program.
Tickets may be purchased, pending availability, at a cost of $5 each for the general public and $3 for Academy members and students with a valid I.D. Tickets may be purchased in person at the Academy during regular business hours or by mail. The Academy is located at 8949 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills.
For more information, call 310-247-3000, ext. 111.