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Academy Announces Summer Long 'Last 70mm Film Festival'

Thompson on Hollywood By Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood June 19, 2012 at 5:00PM

As the film industry prepares to say good-bye--despite the efforts of celluloid holdout Christoher Nolan-- not only to Kodak but to film stock itself, the Academy is celebrating 70mm films all summer long with "The Last 70mm Film Festival." It will kick off at its Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills on July 9 with "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" and a reunion of its cast (including Mickey Rooney, Carl Reiner, Jonathan Winters, Stan Freberg and casting director Lyn Stalmaster). Check out the lineup below. More details will be available here.
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Stanley Kramer's 1963 "It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World"
Stanley Kramer's 1963 "It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World"

As the film industry prepares to say good-bye--despite the efforts of celluloid holdout Christoher Nolan-- not only to Kodak but to film stock itself, the Academy is celebrating 70mm films all summer long with "The Last 70mm Film Festival." It will kick off at its Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills on July 9 with "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" and a reunion of its cast (including Mickey Rooney, Carl Reiner, Jonathan Winters, Stan Freberg and casting director Lyn Stalmaster). Check out the lineup below. More details will be available here.

July 9
"It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" (1963)

July 16
"Sleeping Beauty" (1959)

July 23
"Grand Prix" (1966)

July 30
"The Sound of Music" (1965)

August 6
"2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968)

August 13
"Spartacus" (1960)

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