The 7th annual LA HARBOR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (LAHIFF) will be screening the Rudyard Kipling classic "Captain's Courageous" twice at the Warner Grand Theatre, 478 W. 6th St., San Pedro. Thursday's (4/29) airing of this timeless motion picture is for school children at approximately 10a. Saturday's (5/1) screening at noon will be open to the public. The movie stars Spencer Tracy (in his Oscar-winning role), Freddie Bartholomew, Mickey Rooney, Melvyn Douglas, Lionel Barrymore and John Carradine.
Award-winning author Manny Pacheco will be on hand at both FREE screenings to talk about the movie, and the actors in his paperback. He will also be signing his new book "Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History" as part of the festivities at the Warner Grand, and at William's Book Store, 443 W. 6th St, San Pedro.
The LA Harbor International Film Festival is a four-day event from April 29th-May 2nd, and will include appearances by Golden Globe winner Nancy Kwan and James Shigeta at the Hollywood Nostalgia Tribute & Gala on May 1st, which will include the red carpet-style gala, and a timeless airing of the five-time Oscar-nominated musical "Flower Drum Song."
Also appearing at the Festival will be Producer Marsha Hunt, with a rare airing of her television production of "A Call From The Stars." This special documentary features Paul Newman, David Niven, Bing Crosby, Steve Allen, Joanne Woodward, Jean Simmons, and Spring Byington. The special aired in 1960 on KCOP in observance of United Nations World Refugee Day. Ms. Hunt will also be there to autograph her book: The Way We Wore: Styles of the 1930's and '40's, And Our World Since Then (after the program).
Fore a complete listing of activities at the Festival, go to: www.laharborfilmfest.com
Ticket information for the Warner Grand Theatre, please visit: William's Book Store or www.warnergrand.org
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