Loading Events

SERIES

MAJESTY IN MONOCHROME: BLACK-AND-WHITE CINEMASCOPE

December at the Trylon

In a cinematic world increasingly dominated by the vibrance of Technicolor, some filmmakers saw new opportunities in the stark contrasts offered by black-and-white Cinemascope (a wide-angle anamorphic image). The Trylon is proud to present 15 films—spanning genres and continents—made in that format.

  • No matching events listed under MAJESTY IN MONOCHROME: BLACK-AND-WHITE CINEMASCOPE. Please try viewing the full calendar for a complete list of events.

Events List Navigation

Past Films in this Series

Starts Fri, November 30

JULES AND JIM

(1962, 35mm, 105m, French w/ English subtitles) dir François Truffaut w/Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre. Over the course of a decades-long love triangle, friends Jules (Werner) and Jim (Serre) alternately compete for and avoid the affections of the beguiling and impulsive Catherine (Moreau).  Promotional support for this screening is provided by Alliance Française Mpls/St. Paul.  FRI 7:00 SAT 9:00 SUN 3:00

See More
Starts Fri, November 30

SHOOT THE PIANO PLAYER

(1960, 35mm, 92m, French w/ English subtitles) dir François Truffaut w/Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger. In this essential French New Wave film, a dive-bar pianist (the late Mssr. Aznavour) attracts the attention of a good-hearted waitress Lena (Dubois). When his dangerous past catches up with him, both of their lives are upended. Promotional support for this screening is provided by Alliance Française Mpls/St. Paul.  FRI 9:15 SAT 7:00 SUN 5:15

See More
Starts Sun, December 2

THE ELEPHANT MAN

(1980, DCP, 124m) dir David Lynch w/Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft. When Dr. Treves (Hopkins) sets out to study the rare deformity of a grotesquely disfigured man (Hurt), he discovers a kindhearted individual of impressive intelligence and then battles for his new friend’s dignity and survival. SUN 7:15 MON/TUE 7:00 9:30

See More
Starts Fri, December 7

HUD

(1963, DCP, 112m) dir Martin Ritt w/Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas, Patricia Neal. After several of their cattle mysteriously die, a battle of wills ensues between noble Texas rancher Homer Bannon (Douglas) and his arrogant, selfish son Hud (Newman). FRI 7:00 SAT 9:00 SUN 3:00

See More
Starts Fri, December 7

THE OUTRAGE

(1964, 35mm, 96m) dir Martin Ritt w/Paul Newman, Laurence Harvey, Claire Bloom. A  remake of Kurosawa’s Rashomon set in the Old West, Ritt’s film follows the conflicting accounts of three witnesses to an infamous rape and killing. FRI 9:15 SAT 7:00 SUN 5:15

See More
Starts Sun, December 9

THE HUSTLER

(1961, DCP, 134m) dir Robert Rossen w/Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie, George C. Scott. Prideful, ambitious young billiards player “Fast Eddie” Nelson (Newman) must navigate the competing agendas of his girlfriend Sarah (Laurie), his corrupt manager Bert (Scott), and legendary player “Minnesota Fats” (Gleason). SUN 7:15 MON/TUE 7:00 9:30

See More
Starts Fri, December 14

YOJIMBO

(1961, 35mm, 110m, Japanese w/ English subtitles) dir Akira Kurosawa w/Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Tsukasa, Tatsuya Nakadai. When a fearless ronin (Mifune) finds himself in a town overrun by warring gangs and corrupt officials, he takes matters into his own hands. FRI 7:00 SAT 9:00 SUN 3:00

See More
Starts Fri, December 14

SANJURO

(1962, 35mm, 96m, Japanese w/ English subtitles) dir Akira Kurosawa w/Toshirô Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Keiju Kobayashi. In this sequel to Yojimbo, the swaggering ronin (Mifune) partners with a group of young samurai to plan an elaborate rescue of their leader’s family from the hands of a corrupt official. FRI 9:30 SAT 7:00 SUN 5:30

See More
Starts Sun, December 16

THE HAUNTING

(1963, 35mm, 112m) dir Robert Wise w/Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson. In this adaptation of a Shirley Jackson novel, paranormal investigator Dr. John Markaway (Johnson) invites psychic Theodora (Bloom) and grieving Eleanor (Harris) for an extended stay at the purportedly haunted Hill House. SUN 7:30 MON/TUE 7:00 9:15

See More
Starts Fri, December 21

FORTY GUNS

(1957, DCP, 80m) dir Samuel Fuller w/Barbara Stanwyck, Barry Sullivan, Dean Jagger. Reformed outlaw Griff Bonell (Sullivan) falls in love with strong-willed landowner Jessica Drummond (Stanwyck), who commands her land with the help of 40 hired guns. But when he incites the anger of her beloved but lawless brother, Griff’s loyalties are put to the test. FRI 7:00 SAT 9:00 SUN 3:00

See More
Starts Fri, December 21

CHINA GATE

(1957, DCP, 97m) dir Samuel Fuller w/Gene Barry, Angie Dickinson, Lee Van Cleef. Determined to win her son safe passage to America, smuggler “Lucky Legs” (Dickinson) agrees to work with her estranged husband, Sgt. Brock (Barry). Together they’ll exploit her friendship with Viet Minh leader Major Cham (Van Cleef) and help infiltrate a Communist stronghold. FRI 8:45 SAT 7:00 SUN 4:45

See More
Starts Sun, December 23

LA DOLCE VITA

(1960, 35mm, 174m, Italian w/ English subtitles) dir Federico Fellini w/Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimée. This sweeping epic of excess follows philandering paparazzo Marcello Rubini (Mastroianni) through a series of bizarre, tragic, and hilarious encounters in nocturnal Rome. Promotional support for these screenings is provided by the Italian Cultural Center. SUN 7:00 TUE 3:30 7:00

See More
Starts Fri, December 28

OUR MAN IN HAVANA

(1959, DCP, 111m) dir Carol Reed w/Alec Guinness, Burl Ives, Maureen O’Hara. Recruited by the British Secret Service to provide intel on Cuba, vacuum cleaner salesman James Wormold (Guinness) creates an increasingly absurd web of lies to dupe his superiors into believing he is worth keeping on the payroll. FRI 7:00 SAT 9:15 SUN 3:00

See More
Starts Fri, December 28

ONE, TWO, THREE

(1961, 35mm, 104m) dir Billy Wilder w/James Cagney, Horst Buchholz, Pamela Tiffin. Beleaguered Coca-Cola executive C. R. MacNamara (Cagney) has to babysit his boss’s dimwitted socialite daughter, Scarlett (Tiffin), on her visit to West Berlin. When she marries the brash young Communist Otto Piffl (Buchholz), MacNamara must act fast to save his job and convince Otto of the virtues of capitalism. FRI 9:15 SAT 7:00 SUN 5:15

See More
Starts Sun, December 30

THE APARTMENT

(1960, DCP, 125m) dir Billy Wilder w/Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray. In a desperate effort to climb the corporate ladder, Bud Baxter (Lemmon) begins lending out his apartment as a hideaway for executives and their mistresses. The tactic backfires when his own romantic interest in elevator operator Fran Kubelik (MacLaine) is jeopardized. SUN 7:15 MON 7:00 9:30 TUE 4:30 7:00 9:30

See More