The Academy Showcases Hitchcock With A “Blackmail”

Double Feature And “Dial M For Murder” In 3d

As part a citywide celebration of Alfred Hitchcock films, the Academy will present “Blackmail Times Two!” a double feature of the silent and sound versions of “Blackmail” (1929), featuring live musical accompaniment, on Tuesday, June 18.

“Blackmail Times Two!”

The celebration continues with a screening of the 3D digital projection of “Dial M for Murder,” hosted by Oscar®-winning visual effects artist Rob Legato on Wednesday, June 19. Both screenings are at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

“Dial M for Murder”

Other Los Angeles area Hitchcock screenings include “Vertigo,” presented as Los Angeles Film Festival’s and the Academy’s “The Iconic Moment” costume design event at Oscars® Outdoors; “the Hitchcock 9” screening series at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA); and Cinefamily’s and Academy’s co-presentation of “Hitchcock Home Movies and Other Rarities,” featuring rarely seen work from the Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock collection.

“Vertigo” at Oscars Outdoors

“Hitchcock 9” series at LACMA

“Hitchcock Home Movies and Other Rarities” at Cinefamily

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is the world’s preeminent movie-related organization, with a membership of more than 6,000 of the most accomplished men and women working in cinema. In addition to the annual Academy Awards–in which the members vote to select the nominees and winners–Academy presents a diverse year-round slate of public programs, exhibitions and events; provides financial support to a wide range of other movie-related organizations and endeavors; acts as a neutral advocate in the advancement of motion picture technology; and, through its Margaret Herrick Library and Academy Film Archive, collects, preserves, restores and provides access to movies and items related to their history. Through these and other activities the Academy serves students, historians, the entertainment industry and people everywhere who love movies.


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