Legion Theater on full display this week
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Legion Theater on full display this week

Hollywood Post 43’s newly renovated theater will be on the international radar this week. The Legion Theater at Post 43 will be one of the venues for the 10th annual Turner Classic Movies' Classic Film Festival.

For four days starting April 11, Post 43’s theater will screen movies ranging from military classics to musicals for movie-goers from all over the globe. According to TCM.com, the Classic Film Festival is “a place where movie lovers from around the world can gather to experience classic movies as they were meant to be experienced: on the big screen, in some of the world’s most iconic venues, with the people who made them.”

The Legion Theater at Post 43 recently underwent a multi-million dollar renovation and now features state-of-the-art digital projection and sound systems, and 35mm and 70mm capabilities. Located in the heart of Hollywood near the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue, the theater now holds 484 seats.

Screenings will take place daily and will include an array of special guests, including relatives of Sgt. Alvin York, Award-winning director/producer Rob Marshall, “Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek, film critic Leonard Maltin, legendary television writer/producer Norman Lear, talk show host Dennis Miller and actress Kate Flannery.

The complete schedule for The Legion Theater at Post 43 is below.

April 11

8-10:30 p.m. – “Sergeant York.”

April 12

9-11 a.m. – “High Society”

Noon-1:30 p.m. – What’s Not to Love about Republic Serials?

2:30-4:15 p.m. – “Broadway Danny Rose”

5:30- 8:30 p.m. – “The Sound of Music”

9:30-11:15 p.m. – “Desert Hearts”

April 13

9:15-10:45 a.m. – “The Little Colonel”

Noon-1:30 p.m. – A Celebration of 20th Century Fox

2:45-4:45 p.m. – Tom Mix Double Feature: “The Great K & A Train Robbery” and “Outlaws of Red River.”

6-8 p.m. – “Wuthering Heights”

9:15-11 p.m. – “Indiscreet”

April 14

9-10:30 a.m. – TBA

11:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m. “Yours, Mine and Ours”

2:30-4:30 p.m. – “Cold Turkey”

5:15-6:45 p.m. – TBA

7:30-9 p.m. – “Buck Privates”