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Studio5 Sunday Film Festival: IT'S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD WORLD

  • Studio5 (in Dance Center Evanston) 1934 Dempster Street Evanston, IL, 60202 United States (map)

Tickets just $10 at the door!

Our own Studio5 film series! Join your Studio5 friends, grab some popcorn, order a drink at the bar and enjoy a great movie shown on our beautiful new projection system (with that fabulous Studio5 sound). Curated and hosted by actor and screenwriter Dana Olsen.

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PLEASE NOTE: Because this film clocks in at nearly three hours (including intermission) we will be starting at 3:30 rather than our usual 4:00 time.

About It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World: My personal favorite comedy of all time and something of a miracle considering the cast – the most amazing collection of comedic talent ever assembled in one picture; and the fact that it was directed by Stanley Kramer whose reputation at the time was defined by a series of hard hitting dramas dealing with serious social and political issues. It’s long, it’s loud, it’s raucous and it’s absolutely hysterical. Starring Sid Caesar, Milton Berle, Jonathan Winters, Mickey Rooney, Phil Silvers, Ethel Merman, Terry-Thomas, Dick Shawn, Buddy Hackett, Spencer Tracy and featuring cameos by Jack Benny, Jerry Lewis, Don Knotts, Buster Keaton and yes, even the Three Stooges. With an intermission, to give us time to rest our ribs. Do you have anything better to do on a Sunday afternoon in Chicago in January? I didn’t think so. See you there. – D.O.

Cash bar, light snacks (including popcorn!), free parking right outside!

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