Hollywood’s Greatest Year: The Best Picture Nominees of 1939 (New York)

A 70th Anniversary Celebration – Best Prints! Big Screen! Special Surprises and Guests! Great Price!

Hosted by Robert Osborne, Academy biographer and host of Turner Classic Movies

All features were preceded by one of the year’s animated shorts and a chapter of the 1939 serial “Buck Rogers,” starring Buster Crabbe and Constance Moore.

Saturday, June 20

12:30 p.m. – Gone with the Wind (238 minutes). Buck Rogers episode and animated short begin at 12 noon.

Saturday, June 27

12:30 p.m. – Dark Victory (104 minutes). Buck Rogers begins at 12 noon.
3:30 p.m. – Wuthering Heights (103 minutes). Buck Rogers begins at 3 p.m.

Monday, July 20

7:30 p.m. – Ninotchka (110 minutes). Buck Rogers begins at 7 p.m.

Saturday, July 25

12:30 p.m. – Love Affair (89 minutes). Buck Rogers begins at 12 noon.
3:30 p.m. – Goodbye, Mr. Chips (115 minutes). Buck Rogers begins at 3 p.m.

Monday, August 10

7:30 p.m. – Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (129 minutes). Buck Rogers begins at 7 p.m.

Saturday, August 15

12:30 p.m. – Stagecoach (96 minutes). Buck Rogers begins at 12 p.m.
3:30 p.m. – Of Mice and Men (106 minutes). Buck Rogers begins at 3 p.m.

Monday, October 12

7:30 p.m. – The Wizard of Oz (101 minutes). Buck Rogers begins at 7 p.m.

Event Information

When
Monday evenings and Saturday afternoons, beginning June 20
Where
Academy Theater at Lighthouse International
111 East 59th Street, New York, NY
(between Park and Lexington)
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