DEC 3: Bye Bye Birdie on Bing’s Big Screen
Posted by Don Rose
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 @ 1 pm
Part of the LACMA film series “Tuesday Matinees”
Location: LACMA, Bing Theater. On Wilshire, just E. of Fairfax.
Price: $4 general admission; $2 seniors (62+) & LACMA members
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90036
"Bye Bye Birdie"
1963, 112 minutes, color, Panavision, 35mm
Written by Irving Brecher
Directed by George Sidney
Starring Janet Leigh, Dick Van Dyke, Ann-Margret, Maureen Stapleton, and Jesse Pearson
Plot: A rock star’s personal appearance turns a small town into a disaster area.