Studio boss carl laemmle took on the government to save jews from the nazis. International broadway obituaries commentary books crime. Its spelled uniquely, but is actually a quite simple name to pronounce. When tony lip mortensen, a bouncer from an italianamerican neighborhood in the bronx, is hired to drive dr. Eating up easter examines the history of exploitation and social collapse on easter island, while offering hopeful lessons for the future. The company was established in 1938 by kurt and max laemmle, nephews of legendary universal pictures founder carl laemmle.
So few indie movie theatres and so much history there. Find laemmle town center showtimes and theater information at fandango. Theater listings, movie times, tickets, directions, amenities, and more. The greatest year at the movies, with screenings of one of the most memorable movies from 1962, john frankenheimer s the manchurian candidate.
Over the years ive heard just about every pronunciation of laemmle possible. Laemmle theatrestown center 5 17200 ventura blvd encino. Harold robbins, a former universal studios employee, based a main character in the novel the dream merchants 1949 on carl laemmle. This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title laemmle. Robert laemmles father max and uncle kurt, cousins of universal pictures founder carl laemmle. Buy tickets, get box office information, driving directions and more. This hollywood titan foresaw the horrors of nazi germany. No matter how big or small, your donations are needed and appreciated. Your used books make a big difference in the lives of americas veterans and their families. Laemmle, pronounced lemlee, is synonymous with great independent, foreign, and art house cinema. Laemmles newhall cinema is expected to open toward the end of the year. The chain has been renowned throughout its history for booking. Laemmle theatres calls off sale as its historic music hall.
It was established in 1938 and is owned and operated by robert laemmle and his son greg laemmle. Laemmle theatres movie theatre located in your area. The laemmle theatres theater chain was started in 1938 by brothers max and kurt laemmle. They also play an underappreciated yet essential role in preserving history. If you look at the track record of family businesses. Growing up, i had no context of a historical meaning to it. The laemmle theatres chain, a hub for independent film and arthouse fare, is up for sale.
Laemmle was featured as an historic character in the movie the adventures of young indiana jones. Laemmle theatres charitable foundation is creating this 75th anniversary event as a way to celebrate the theaters role in the cultural and civic life of the city as. In over 70 years of operation, we have been guided by. Carl laemmle front row, with the dark suit and a cane started a film company in new york in 1910. The collection consists of hand written booking sheets, box office grosses, and payroll receipts.
So to honor earth day, laemmle virtual cinema is bringing you films from around the globe that remind us to show respect to our planet, and find ways to connect with the natural word. Beverly hills music hall to reopen under new lessee. This hollywood titan foresaw the horrors of nazi germany carl laemmle, the founder of universal pictures, wrote hundreds of affidavits to help refugees escape europe carl laemmle in. Carl laemmle, the german who invented hollywood legendary studio founder. Carl laemmle saved 300 jewish families during the holocaust. For the deadline record, the laemmle family will not be selling their. They even help filmmakers book their films outside of their own theaters if a committee requires that. Behind the scenes, laemmle has been run by family members of four generations.
Laemmle theatres and the anniversary classics series invite you to celebrate the publication of stephen farber and michael mcclellan s new book, cinema 62. New documentary explores history, legacy of iconic lgbtq bookstore circus of books through the owners daughters eyes. With theaters closed to help stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, the laemmle theaters are still managing to share the unique, indie films their company is known for. Bringing indie, art, foreign, and documentary film to l.
See more films now playing at laemmles virtual cinema. Laemmle theatres shutters historic music hall, takes movie. Laemmle did, however, have to board up the doors to the more than 80yearold music hall theater in beverly hills, which laemmle has owned and operated for more than four decades. Carl laemmle, the german who invented hollywood dw 17. See more films now playing at laemmle s virtual cinema. Antiquarian booksellers are part scholar, part detective and part businessperson, and their personalities and knowledge are as broad as the material they handle. Don shirley ali, a worldclass black pianist, on a concert tour from manhattan to the deep south, they must rely on the green book to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for africanamericans. The history of the laemmle town center goes back to the time of robert.1008 864 341 607 1451 918 205 320 1026 361 1054 215 100 469 221 1000 1287 1388 1164 259 337 899 882 1420 789 677 1093 352 267 1164 782 60 192