Now Showing - November 2019

Our monthly listing of classic films in theaters, Costume-Design Exhibitions and more;

click on the venue for tickets or information. 

Films on the Big Screen

Costume Exhibitions

Signings & Events

  • Thru Dec. 22 - Allentown, PA

    “Designing Hollywood: Golden Age Costumes from the Gene London Cinema Collection"

    Costumes worn by Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Elizabeth Taylor and other stars of Hollywoods golden era are seen in this exhibit of roughly 60 pieces from the private collection of Gene London. 

    showing at Allentown Art Museum 

  • Until January 2020 - London 

    “Always Audrey: Six Iconic Photographers. One Legendary Star"

    An exhibition of images taken throughout Audrey Hepburns life and career by photographers that include Milton H. Greene, Douglas Kirkland and Terry ONeill. In conjunction with the just-released book of the same name. 

    showing at The Iconic Images Gallery 

  • Thru 1/4/20 - New York, NY

    “Paris, Capital of Fashion” 

    This exploration of the craft of Parisian couture features roughly 100 items dating back to the 18th century, and also includes this Adrian costume worn by Gladys George in 1938s Marie Antoinette.  

    showing at The Museum at FIT

  • Thru 1/12/20 - Pittsburgh, PA

    “Katharine Hepburn: Dressed for Stage & Screen” 

    Costumes spanning five decades of Hepburns career in theater and on film, including pieces by Walter Plunkett (below), Edith Head and Irene Lentz, as well as memorabilia, photographs and pieces from her personal wardrobe. Through Jan. 12, 2020.

    showing at The Frick Pittsburgh 

  • Thru 3/8/20 - Avalon, CA

    “Esther Williams: The Swimming Queen of the Silver Screen” 

    Movie memorabilia, costumes, photographs and never-before-seen home movies showcasing the life and career of Esther Williams. 

    showing at Catalina Island Museum 

  • Nov. 1-2 - Beverly Hills, CA

    “Property from the Collection of Olivia Newton-John” 

    Public Exhibition Oct. 28 through Nov. 1

    Live and online auction Saturday, Nov. 2

    More than 500 items from Olivia Newton-Johns archives, from personal items to film costumes, including her iconic leather jacket and pants from the final scene of 1978s Grease

    showing at Juliens Auctions 

  • Nov. 1-3 - Cincinnati, OH

    Double Indemnity (1944)

    Starring Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray

    Directed by Billy Wilder

    Costumes by Edith Head

    showing at the Esquire Theatre

  • Nov. 1-3 - New York, NY

    The Thin Man (1934)

    Starring William Powell and Myrna Loy

    Directed by W.S. Van Dyke 

    Costumes by Dolly Tree 

    showing at IFC Center

  • Nov. 2 - Portland, OR

    Criss Cross (1949)

    Starring Burt Lancaster and Yvonne De Carlo

    Directed by Robert Siodmak

    Costumes by Yvonne Wood

    showing at The Hollywood Theatre

  • Nov. 3 - New York, NY 

    Dial M for Murder (1954)

    Starring Grace Kelly and Ray Milland 

    Directed by Alfred Hitchcock 

    Costumes by Moss Mabry 

    showing at the Metrograph 

  • Nov. 4 - Greenbelt, MD

    The Apartment (1960)

    Starring Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine 

    Directed by Billy Wilder 

    Costumes by Irene Caine and Forrest T. Butler

    showing at Old Greenbelt Theater 

  • 11/4-5 - Columbia Heights, MD

    Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

    Starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds 

    Directed by Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly

    Costumes by Walter Plunkett 

    showing at The Heights Theater 

  • Nov. 5 - Ann Arbor, MI

    Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)

    Starring Emmanuelle Riva and Eiji Okada  

    Directed by Alain Resnais 

    Costumes by Gerard Collery 

    showing at The State Theatre 

  • Nov. 5 - Dallas, TX

    What’s Up, Doc? (1972)

    Starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan ONeal 

    Directed by Peter Bogdanovich 

    Costumes by Polly Platt 

    showing at the Landmark Magnolia 

  • Nov. 5 - Orem, UT

    Night and Day (1946)

    Starring Cary Grant and Alexis Smith 

    Directed by Michael Curtiz 

    Costumes by Milo Anderson and Travilla 

    showing at SCERA Center for the Arts 

  • Nov. 5 - Seattle, WA

    Vertigo (1958) in 70MM

    Starring James Stewart and Kim Novak

    Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

    Costumes by Edith Head

    showing at Seattle Cinerama 

  • Nov. 5 - Toronto, Canada

    “The Magic of the Ruby Slippers” 

    Bata Shoe Museum senior curator Elizabeth Semmelhack hosts a discussion with Ryan Lintelman, curator, and Dawn Wallace, objects conservator, from the Smithsonian Institutions National Museum of American History, to discuss the history and conservation of the iconic ruby slippers. The lecture will be preceded by a screening of The Wizard of Oz.

    At Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto

  • Nov. 6 - Washington, D.C. 

    Death in Venice (1971)

    Starring Dirk Bogarde and Björn Andrésen 

    Directed by Luchino Visconti 

    Costumes by Piero Tosi 

    showing at Landmark West End 

  • Nov. 7 - New York, NY  

    Underworld (1927)

    Starring George Bancroft and Evelyn Brent 

    Directed by Josef von Sternberg 

    Costumes by Travis Banton 

    showing at MoMA 

  • Nov. 7 - Spencer, IN

    The Misfits (1961)

    Starring Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe

    Directed by John Huston 

    Costumes by Jean Louis 

    showing at Tivoli Theatre 

  • Nov. 9 - Cleveland, OH

    A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

    Starring The Beatles 

    Directed by Richard Lester 

    Costumes by Julie Harris 

    showing at Cleveland Institute of Art 

  • Nov. 9-21 - Omaha, NE 

    The Kid (1921)

    Starring Charles Chaplin and Jackie Coogan

    Directed by Charles Chaplin

    Wardrobe by Mother Vinot

    showing at Dundee Theater  

  • Nov. 10 & 13 - New Orleans, LA

    Foreign Correspondent (1940)

    Starring Joel McCrea and Laraine Day 

    Directed by Alfred Hitchcock 

    showing at the Prytania Theatre 

  • Nov. 11-12/16-17 - Santa Ana, CA

    Taxi Driver (1976)

    Starring Robert De Niro and Jodie Foster

    Directed by Martin Scorsese 

    Costumes by Ruth Morley 

    showing at The Frida Cinema 

  • Nov. 12 - Atlanta, GA

    The Magnificent Ambersons (1976)

    Starring Tim Holt, Anne Baxter and Joseph Cotten

    Directed by Orson Welles 

    Costumes by Edward Stevenson

    showing at Midtown Art Cinema 

  • Nov. 12 - Coral Gables, FL 

    Swing Time (1936)

    Starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers 

    Directed by George Stevens 

    Costumes by Bernard Newman 

    showing at Coral Gables Art Cinema 

  • Nov. 12 - Dallas, TX 

    To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

    Starring Gregory Peck and Mary Badham 

    Directed by Robert Mulligan 

    Costumes by Rosemary Odell 

    showing at Landmark Magnolia 

  • Nov. 13 - Traverse City, MI

    Le Mans (1971)

    Starring Steve McQueen and Elga Anderson

    Directed by Lee H. Katzin 

    Costumes by Phil Abramson and Ray Summers 

    showing at State Theatre  

  • Nov. 15 - Durham, NC

    Night and the City (1950) 

    Starring Richard Widmark and Gene Tierney

    Directed by Jules Dassin 

    Tierneys costumes by Oleg Cassini  

    and The Blue Dahlia (1946)

    Starring Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake 

    Directed by George Marshall 

    Costumes by Edith Head 

    showing at The Carolina Theatre  

  • Nov. 15-16 - Denver, CO 

    Easy Rider (1969) 

    Starring Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper 

    Directed by Dennis Hopper 

    showing at Landmark Esquire  

  • Nov. 15-21 - Silver Spring, MD

    Preston Sturges Showcase

    Easy Living (1937), The Lady Eve (1941), The Palm Beach Story (1942) and Sullivans Travels (1941)

    showing at AFI Silver   

  • Nov. 16 - Hollywood, CA

    Spellbound (1945) 

    Starring Ingrid Bergman and Gregory Peck 

    Directed by Alfred Hitchcock 

    Bergmans costumes by Howard Greer  

    and Rebecca (1940)

    Starring Joan Fontaine and Laurence Olivier 

    Directed by Alfred Hitchcock 

    showing at The Egyptian Theatre  

  • Nov. 16 - Brooklyn, NY 

    All That Heaven Allows (1955) 

    Starring Jane Wyman and Rock Hudson 

    Directed by Douglas Sirk 

    Costumes by Bill Thomas  

    showing at Nitehawk Cinema   

  • Nov. 16 - Detroit, MI

    South Pacific (1958) 

    Starring Rossano Brazzi and Mitzi Gaynor 

    Directed by Joshua Logan 

    Costumes by Dorothy Jeakins 

    showing at Redford Theatre   

  • Nov. 17 - Hollywood, CA

    Laura (1944) 

    Starring Gene Tierney and Dana Andrews

    Directed by Otto Preminger

    Costumes by Bonnie Cashin 

    showing at The Egyptian Theatre   

  • Nov. 17 - Savannah, GA 

    Funny Face (1957) 

    Starring Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire 

    Directed by Stanley Donen 

    Hepburns costumes by Hubert de Givenchy  

    showing at Lucas Theatre for the Arts   

  • Nov. 17 & 20 - New Orleans, LA

    The Graduate (1967) 

    Starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft 

    Directed by Mike Nichols 

    Costumes by Patricia Zipprodt   

    showing at the Prytania Theatre   

  • Nov. 18 - Dagsboro, DE

    Funny Girl (1968) 

    Starring Barbra Streisand and Omar Sharif 

    Directed by William Wyler 

    Streisands costumes by Irene Sharaff 

    showing at The Clayton Theatre   

  • Nov. 19 - Cincinnati, OH

    Citizen Kane (1941) 

    Starring Orson Welles and Joseph Cotten 

    Directed by Orson Welles 

    Costumes by Edward Stevenson 

    showing at Esquire Theatre   

  • Nov. 20 - Los Angeles, CA 

    The Big Sleep (1941) 

    Starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall 

    Directed by Howard Hawks 

    Costumes by Leah Rhodes 

    showing at New Beverly Cinema   

  • Nov. 23 - Cambridge, MA 

    “Hollywood Whodunnits” Triple Feature

    Meet Nero Wolfe (1936) 

    Starring Edward Arnold and Dennie Moore 

    Directed by Herbert J. Biberman 

    Costumes by Lon Anthony 

    The Kennel Murder Case (1933) 

    Starring William Powell and Mary Astor 

    Directed by Michael Curtiz

    Costumes by Orry-Kelly 

    and The Thin Man (1933) 

    Starring William Powell and Myrna Loy

    Directed by W.S. Van Dyke 

    Costumes by Dolly Tree 

    showing at The Brattle   

  • Nov. 23 - Chicago, IL 

    Lover Come Back (1941) 

    Starring Doris Day and Rock Hudson 

    Directed by Delbert Mann  

    Days costumes by Irene Lentz  

    showing at Music Box Theatre    

  • Nov. 23 - London, UK 

    Casablanca (1942) 

    Starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman

    Directed by Michael Curtiz

    Costumes by Orry-Kelly

    showing at The Prince Charles Theatre

  • Nov. 24 - Missoula, MT 

    West Side Story (1961) 

    Starring Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer 

    Directed by Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise 

    Costumes by Irene Sharaff   

    showing at The Roxy Theater    

  • Nov. 24 - Nashville, TN

    The Public Enemy (1931) 

    Starring James Cagney and Jean Harlow 

    Directed by William A. Wellman 

    Costumes by Edward Stevenson

    showing at The Belcourt    

  • Nov. 25 - Ann Arbor, MI 

    His Girl Friday (1940) 

    Starring Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell 

    Directed by Howard Hawks 

    Costumes by Robert Kalloch 

    showing at State Theatre    

  • Nov. 25 - New York, NY 

    Splendor in the Grass (1961) 

    Starring Natalie Wood and Warren Beatty

    Directed by Elia Kazan 

    Costumes by Anna Hill Johnstone 

    showing at Village East Cinema    

  • Nov. 27 - New York, NY 

    Anna Christie (1930) 

    Starring Greta Garbo and Charles Bickford 

    Directed by Clarence Brown  

    Costumes by Adrian 

    showing at MoMA    

  • Nov. 27 - New York, NY 

    “In Pursuit of Fashion: The Sandy Schreier Collection” 

    Legendary costume designer Gilbert Adrian (a gown from his Fall 1945 collection is seen here) is featured alongside designs by Cristobal Balenciaga, Gabrielle Chanel, Christian Dior and others in this showcase of one of Americas most influential collectors of fashion. On exhibit through May 17, 2020.

    At The Metropolitan Museum of Art 

  • Nov. 27-30 - New York, NY 

    North by Northwest (1959) 

    Starring Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint 

    Directed by Alfred Hitchcock 

    Wardrobe by Harry Kress 

    showing at IFC Center    

  • Nov. 28-30 - Cambridge, MA 

    “Give Thanks for Bogie” Double Feature

    The Maltese Falcon (1941) 

    Starring Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor

    Directed by John Huston 

    Costumes by Orry-Kelly

    and Casablanca (1942) 

    Starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman

    Directed by Michael Curtiz

    Costumes by Orry-Kelly

    showing at The Brattle

  • Nov. 29 - Santa Monica, CA

    Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

    Starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds 

    Directed by Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly

    Costumes by Walter Plunkett 

    showing at Aero Theatre 

  • Nov. 29-30 - Minneapolis, MN

    The Sound of Music (1965)

    Starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer 

    Directed by Robert Wise 

    Costumes by Dorothy Jeakins 

    showing at Riverview Theater 

  • Nov. 30 - New York, NY

    To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

    Starring Gregory Peck and Mary Badham 

    Directed by Robert Mulligan 

    Costumes by Rosemary Odell 

    showing at Film Forum 

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