Free screening will feature mid-century animation produced by United Productions of America, including classics such as ‘Madeline,’ ‘Robin Hood,’ ‘Dr. Seuss’ and the Academy Award-winning ‘Gerald McBoing Boing.’
LOS ANGELES -- UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum are teaming up to present a free matinee screening of UPA Jolly Frolics on Sunday, July 12 at 11 a.m. at the Billy Wilder Theater in Westwood Village.
This screening will feature mid-century animation produced by United Productions of America (UPA), including classics such as Madeline, Robin Hood, Dr. Seuss and the Academy Award-winning Gerald McBoing Boing (1951).
Sunday, July 12 | Free admission!
UPA “JOLLY FROLICS”
United Productions of America
With bold colors, striking graphics, and playful use of jazz and classical music, the “Jolly Frolics” cartoon shorts produced by United Productions of America (UPA) introduced audiences to a vibrant range of imaginative stories and characters. This selection highlights the Jolly Frolics’ unique spin on childhood classics such as Madeline, Robin Hood and Dr. Seuss, including the Academy Award-winning Gerald McBoing Boing (1951). 35mm, color, total running time of program: approx. 70 min.
The Billy Wilder Theater in Westwood Village
10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024
(corner of Wilshire & Westwood Blvds., courtyard level of the Hammer Museum).
Admission to this screening is FREE; tickets available at the box office beginning an hour before showtime.
Parking is available at the Billy Wilder Theater for a $3 flat rate all day on Saturdays and Sundays. Enter from Westwood Blvd., just north of Wilshire.
Source: UCLA Film & Television Archive