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News in a nutshell: Another auction you’re gonna want to save your pennies for, see On the Waterfront in Los Angeles, and what’s new on DVD and Blu-ray.

Philip Barry, “The Philadelphia Story”, Cast Signed, 1st Ed

If you’re in the market for more classic film memorabilia, and who isn’t, then head over to to and bid on several countless first additions turned into movies, scripts and more in the That’s Entertainment!: A Collection of Scripts, Ephemera and Memorabilia auction. Taking place tomorrow afternoon several countless pieces of photographs, promotional materials and more will be auctioned off with many at reasonable prices. You can find all the pertinent details and bid at the official site.

If you’re in the Los Angeles area this weekend be sure to stop by the Aero Theatre for a screening of On the Waterfront (1954) presented by the American Cinematheque. Production designer Wynn Thomas will be on-hand after the film for a Q&A session along with ADG Film Society Co-director and Production Designer John Muto. You can learn more and purchase tickets via the American Cinematheque website.

New on DVD and Blu-ray

Kino: Kino is presenting several amazing titles on Blu-ray in September. On September 6th you can pick up Daddy Long Legs (1955). Films noir Cry of the City and Road House (1958) as well as Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler will arrive September 13th. And The Enemy Below (1957) directed by Dick Powell and Fixed Bayonets (1951) with a 4K restoration will debut on September 20th.

Universal Vault: It’s been seven months since Universal did anything with their Vault series and things return with Alan Ladd’s And Now Tomorrow (1944). This was originally meant to be included on TCM’s 1940s Alan Ladd set last year, but for some reason it was excised last minute and is now being put out by Universal, along with the other films TCM did put on that set.

Kristen Lopez View All

A freelance film critic whose work fuels the Rotten Tomatoes meter. I've been published on The Hollywood Reporter, Remezcla, and The Daily Beast. I've been featured in the L.A. Times. I currently run two podcasts, Citizen Dame and Ticklish Business.

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