Be transported to another time and place through the magic of the silver screen.
The TCM Film Festival is the ultimate event for lovers of classic film. For four days in Hollywood, the event, now in its fifth year, attracts passionate film lovers from around the globe who venerate host Robert Osbourne like a rock star. Among the films playing this year are three world premiere restorations, including two of the best film noirs Hollywood ever produced: Billy Wilder's Double Indemnity (1944) and Orson Welles' Touch of Evil (1958). Among the special guests discussing their legendary films will be Mel Brooks, Kim Novak, Shirley Jones, and Jerry Lewis. See the world premiere restoration of William Wyler's Best Picture Oscar winner The Best Years of Our Lives (1946). Also on the slate: The Wizard of Oz (1939) in its recently produced IMAX 3D format, the newly restored Gone with the Wind (1939), the Harold Lloyd comedy classic Why Worry (1923), with live accompaniment and a new score from Carl Davis, and a tribute to Quincy Jones that includes an on-stage interview with the music legend. Over 70 movies will screen at two classic 1920s theaters, Grauman's Chinese and the Egyptian, while numerous other events take place at the 1927 Roosevelt Hotel. Passholder-exclusive events include a red-carpet gala screening of the newly restored Oklahoma (1955) and admission to Club TCM, offering parties, panel discussions, special exhibits, music, and autograph sessions with classic movie stars. There's no better opportunity for an immersion in vintage films and old-Hollywood settings.