Note: The Archive is a newly launched collection of cinephile-friendly findings around the web, including rare or never-before-seen photos, interviews, footage or any other bits related to classic cinema. If you have any suggestions, feel free to e-mail in or tweet to @TheFilmStage. Check out the rundown below.
Never-before-seen 1980s photos from Norman Seeff have been unveiled, featuring Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, Bob Rafelson, Jim Henson, Nicolas Roeg, Ridley Scott, John Huston and more. Check them out on LAist, including an interview with Seef detailing how they came to be.
A portion of Andrei Tarkovsky‘s personal collection of letters, book drafts, audio tapes and photographs are being auctioned off in London. [The Guardian]
In honor of her birthday today, see a behind-the-scenes photo of Grace Kelly with Cary Grant on the set of Alfred Hitchcock‘s To Catch a Thief.
Francis Ford Coppola tours Zoetrope Studios with his idol Michael Powell in clip from the 1981 BBC documentary A Pretty British Affair. [Movies.com]
For its 50th anniversary, Robert Mulligan‘s To Kill a Mockingbird is showing at The Alice Griffin Jewelbox Theatre in New York City on December 10th. [Signature Cinema]
Photo of James Stewart being awarded the Croix De Guerre medal for his service in the military in 1944. [Terrys Malloy]
Alfred Hitchcock‘s 1931 drama The Skin Game is now available to stream/download legally. [Archive.org]
The Masters of Cinema Series’ Blu-ray restoration demo from Carl Theodor Dreyer‘s The Passion of Joan of Arc, due out in the UK on November 26th. [Criterion Cast]
In honor of his birthday today, watch Jacques Tourneur‘s 1947 film noir classic Out of the Past.
Judy Garland‘s Wizard of Oz dress fetched $480,000 at Beverly Hills auction. [AP]
The earliest color footage of an unknown Audrey Hepburn, from Dufaychrome film stock screen tests, before she became famous in Roman Holiday. [Filmmaker IQ]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, TFS’ Dan Mecca, writer Danny King and I briefly discuss Ivan Reitman‘s Draft Day, starring Kevin Costner, before diving into a feature review of Jonathan Glazer’s sci-fi drama Under the Skin, starring Scarlett Johansson. Following that, we take a look at the films coming to [...]
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In theaters now, Ivan Reitman‘s new film, Draft Day, does quite a bit with a hard subject. Part of that is the writing, but a lot of the success on screen is due to the amassing of talent Reitman manages and the flash he implants into ordinary scenes. The life of a GM during a tumultuous and pressure-packed [...]