Cinematheque bows ‘Dusk 3’ for Halloween

H'wood's Egyptian will preem vampire sequel

The American Cinematheque will hold the West Coast preem of “From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman’s Daughter” Oct. 30 at Hollywood’s Egyptian Theater.

Co-exec produced by Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez and Lawrence Bender, the third “Dusk Till Dawn” installment, a prequel to the first two films, follows an author (Michael Parks as real-life scribe Ambrose Pierce) who stumbles upon a gang of blood-sucking vampires.

“Hangman’s Daughter,” also starring Sonia Braga and Rebecca Gayheart (“Urban Legends”), starts screening at 7 p.m., with the pic’s director P.J. Pesce and cast members expected to attend.

Waiting in the wings at the Egyptian is a Nov. 4 25th anniversary screening of monster movie send-up “Young Frankenstein” in a fresh 35mm print. Helmer Mel Brooks and star Cloris Leachman will appear.

Also on the Cinematheque’s fall slate are two film festivals, a collection of femme-themed shorts showing Nov. 3 and a slew of 70mm prints screening Nov. 5-21. Thesps Gloria Stuart and Shirley Jones are among the headliners of the 70mm fest, which will include pics “Spartacus,” “Lawrence of Arabia,” “The Wild Bunch” and “The Sound of Music.”

For info on tickets or screening times, call (323) 466-3456.

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