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Retro Shorts: 16mm films from the USC Hefner Moving Image Archive

USC Hugh M. Hefner Moving Image Archive

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

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4:00pm to 5:00pm

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Come see rare short films from the archive of USC's School of Cinematic Arts. Actual 16mm prints will be projected.  
THE EMPEROR (1967)
George Lucas' student documentary explores the popularity of disc jockey “Emperor” Bob Hudson, who bases his shows on the idea that radio is a fantasy. Director, George Lucas. Run time: 24:12
THE LIFT (1972)
Robert Zemeckis' student film about a man who loses control after the elevator in his apartment building (Downtown's Bradbury Building) malfunctions. Director, Robert Zemeckis. Run time: 7:22
RIDE THE GOLDEN LADDER, RIDE THE CYCLONE (1956) National Film Preservation Foundation restored print.
Follow the surreal, psychological unravelling of a 1950s teenage boy. Director, Eugene B. Fleischer. Run time: 9:20

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