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Strange Frequencies: THE INNKEEPERS • Wednesday 10/24 at 4:45, 9:30

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Mon, Dec 25, 2017

Repertory Series ArchiveBig Screen Must-Sees (past events)The Queen of Seam: Edith Head in Hollywood

The Nutty Professor

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Double Feature with ROAD TO UTOPIA (5:00, 9:15)

(1963) dir Jerry Lewis w/Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens, Del Moore, Kathleen Freeman [107 min; DCP]
Though Edith Head is well known for the glamorous outfits that she designed for female stars, she also designed for men (most notably for THE STING) – and here she does double-duty! In Jerry Lewis’ outrageous comedy, a nerdy scientist creates a serum that transforms him into the womanizing, Buddy Love.

“Of all Lewis’s films, Nutty Professor may be the closest to achieving an unfussy plea for pathos.” – Eric Henderson, Slant Magazine

“Lewis constructed one of his sturdiest scripts in The Nutty Professor, and he wasted scarcely a minute of it.” – Noel Murray, The Dissolve

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