Restored ‘Cabaret’ to open TCM fest

Four-day festival begins April 12 in Hollywood

The third annual TCM Classic Film Festival will launch April 12 in Hollywood with the world premiere of the 40th anniversary restoration of “Cabaret.” Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey are scheduled to appear.

The four-day fest has also added the North American premiere of a 75th anniversary restoration of Jean Renoir’s “Grand Illusion”; a screening of 1924’s “The Thief of Bagdad,” with the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra to provide live musical accompaniment; a world premiere of the 60th anniversary restoration of “Singin’ in the Rain”; and a 50th anniversary screening of “How the West Was Won” at ArcLight Cinema’s Cinerama Dome. Debbie Reynolds will appear at the latter two.

Peggy Cummins, Rhonda Fleming and Marsha Hunt will each appear at screenings of their respective film noirs “Gun Crazy,” “Cry Danger” and “Raw Deal” as part of a celebration of “The Noir Style.” Diana Serra Cary, one of Hollywood’s top child stars during the silent era, will join filmmaker Vera Iwerebor for the U.S. premiere of documentary “Baby Peggy: The Elephant in the Room.”

The festival’s also slated an Audrey Hepburn tribute with “Sabrina,” “Funny Face” and the world premiere of a 45th anniversary restoration of “Two for the Road.”

Festival screenings will be held at Grauman’s Chinese, Chinese 6 Theaters, the Egyptian and the ArcLight.

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