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Summer Film Series 2017: Hallelujah, I'm a Bum

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Bluelight Cinemas

21275 Stevens Creek Blvd.

Cupertino, CA 95014

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A forgotten masterpiece, starring Al Jolson and Frank Morgan and Harry Langdon, is a stroll through the Depression to the tunes of the Richard Rogers. A comedy, a drama, a social commentary, a musical, and a daring cinematic experiment by director Lewis Milestone all in one!

Dames, Hoodlums and the Depression!

Six Films from Hollywood’s Pre-Code Era! In the first years of talking pictures, 1929 to 1933, America’s film studios created an amazing body of work free from the enforcement of the Production Code – a form of corporate artistic self-censorship. These rambunctious films revel in themes that would become taboo for Hollywood over the next several decades – sex and money, politics and drugs, tough-talking women and the men on the make who love them all feature in stories told with breathless innovative cinematic style. Please join filmmaker and scholar Mark Larson for a survey of this unique and powerful moment in cinematic history. A spirited discussion follows every film.

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Admission is Free. Theatre Seating is limited.

Patrons interested in attending should register for each film separately, and bring their registration to the Bluelight Cinemas box office before the scheduled start of the film to exchange with a ticket issued by Bluelight Cinemas.

Ten minutes prior to the scheduled start of the film, anyone who is wait-listed or a drop-in will be able to approach the Bluelight Cinemas box office to ask for a ticket and to be seated on a first come first serve basis.

Seating is limited, and in some cases when overbooking of registrations occurs, certain patrons with registrations may not be able to be seated for the film. The best way to obtain a seat is to register and come earlier to the theatre.

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