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Special screenings: 'Phantom,' 'Rocky' and other Halloween treats

Published October 27, 2012 1:01 am

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'Bride' at BYU

The 1935 horror classic "The Bride of Frankenstein," starring Boris Karloff and Elsa Lanchester. Also on the bill: Part 4 of the serial "Dick Tracy's G-Men," "The Enemy Strikes."

When • Friday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m.

Where • Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library, Provo

Tickets • Free

'Phantom' at the Loft

The Organ Loft's Halloween tradition continues with a screening of "The Phantom of the Opera," the 1925 silent version starring Lon Chaney. Blaine Gale accompanies on the mighty Wurlitzer organ. Call 801-485-9265 for reservations.

When • Friday, Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m.

Where • The Organ Loft, 3331 S. Edison St., South Salt Lake

Tickets • $6 for adults; $5 for children

'Rocky' at Tower

The Tower of Terror series concludes with the annual Halloween-weekend screening of the 1975 interactive cult classic "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." Admission includes a live show by the Latter-Day Transvestites and a prop kit. (No outside props, please.)

When • Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26-27, and Wednesday, Oct. 31, 8 p.m. and midnight

Where • Tower Theatre, 876 E. 900 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $10

Accomplice 2.0

"Robot and Frank," a comedy about an Alzheimer's-afflicted ex-thief (Frank Langella) who is given a service robot, which soon becomes his partner in crime.

When • Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26-27, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 28, 6 p.m.

Where • Park City Library Center, 1255 Park Ave., Park City

Tickets • $7; $6 for students and seniors

'Creature' in Cedar City

The Frontier Homestead State Park will end its Halloween festivities with the classic monster movie "The Creature from the Black Lagoon."

When • Friday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m.

Where • Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, 635 N. Main St., Cedar City

Tickets • Free

'Otello' at The Met

Verdi's Shakespearean masterpiece "Otello" returns to the Met with Johan Botha in the title role opposite the acclaimed Desdemona of star soprano Renée Fleming.

When • Saturday, Oct. 27, 10:55 a.m.

Where • Century 16 Salt Lake, 125 E. 3300 South, South Salt Lake; Century 16 Union Heights, 7670 S. Union Park Ave., Sandy; Cinemark 24 Jordan Landing, 7301 S. Jordan Landing, West Jordan; Cinemark Draper, 12129 S. State St., Draper; Cinemark 16, 1200 Towne Centre Blvd., Provo; Cinemark University Mall, 1010 S. 800 East, Orem; Holiday Village 4, 1776 Park Avenue 4, Park City.

Tickets • $15-$22

A cat's double life

The animated "A Cat in Paris," about a feline with a double life: as companion to a police inspector's daughter and as accomplice to a smooth burglar. Presented by the Utah Film Center.

When • Saturday, Oct. 27, 2 p.m.

Where • Dansante Building, 59 S. 100 West, Logan

Tickets • Free

'Home' from above

The Alliance Française of Salt Lake City will present "Home," a film by French photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand that captures the natural world from an aerial view.

When • Sunday, Oct. 28, 3 p.m.

Where • Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business, 1840 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free; donations welcome for aperitif

Treats with Ichabod

A screening of the classic Disney short "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." Kids should bring pillows and get comfortable; some chairs will be available for adults. Dress in costume (optional), with trick-or-treating in the library after the screening.

When • Monday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m.

Where • Taylorsville Library, 4870 S. 2700 West

Tickets • Free

Scary sisters

A 50th-anniversary screening of "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?," the 1962 thriller about a former child star (Bette Davis) living alone with her sister, a crippled movie queen (Joan Crawford).

When • Tuesday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m.

Where • Tower Theatre, 876 E. 900 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $8.75

Making the sale

The 2011 French-Canadian drama "Le Vendeur (The Salesman)," about a successful car salesman whose life is rocked by tragedy. Presented by the Utah Film Center as part of its Cinema Quebecois series.

When • Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South

Tickets • Free

Tropical humor

The 1923 silent comedy "Why Worry?", starring Harold Lloyd as a hypochondriac who moves to the tropics for his health and finds himself in the midst of a revolution. Blaine Gale accompanies on the mighty Wurlitzer organ. Call 801-485-9265 for information.

When • Thursday and Friday, Nov. 1-2, 7:30 p.m.

Where • The Organ Loft, 3331 S. Edison St., South Salt Lake

Tickets • $6; $5 for children

Horror gone local

The Salty Horror International Film Festival, featuring horror movies made by Utah filmmakers. Here's a schedule of events:

Friday, Nov. 2 • 5 p.m., Park City High School short horror film competition; 7 p.m., "Shorts Block 1"; 9 p.m., "Waterfront Nightmare."

Saturday, Nov. 3 • 1 p.m., "The Dead Matter"; 3 p.m., panel discussion; 5 p.m., "The Selling" (with short film "CZ 918"); 7 p.m., "Spin"; 9 p.m., Utah premiere of "Blood Fare."

Sunday, Nov. 4 • 12:30 p.m., panel discussion; 1 p.m., "Horror Shorts"; 2:30 p.m., panel discussion; 3 p.m., "The Fields"; 4:30 p.m., panel discussion; 5 p.m., "Down the Road"; 7 p.m., awards presentation and screening of Dave Reda's short-film challenge; 8:30 p.m., to be announced.

Where • Park City Library Center, 1255 Park Ave., Park City

Tickets • $10 per screening; panel discussions free.

A man and his money

Frank Capra's 1936 comedy "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town," starring Gary Cooper as a humble Vermonter whose sudden inheritance draws a host of would-be managers. Also on the bill: Part 5 of the serial "Dick Tracy's G-Men," "Crack-Up!"

When • Friday, Nov. 2, 7 p.m.

Where • Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library, Provo

Tickets • Free

Movies for a cause

Girls on the Run will present Lunafest, a traveling film festival of award-winning short films by, for and about women. The film showing will include nine short inspirational films. Tickets are available at lunafest.org/saltlakecity.

When • Friday, Nov. 2, 7 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South

Tickets • $25 (with proceeds benefiting Girls on the Run and the Breast Cancer Fund)

Bella has a baby

"The Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn, Part 1," the fourth movie in Stephenie Meyer's vampire series. Presented by the Park City Film Series and the Park City Library as part of the Books 2 Movies program.

When • Saturday, Nov. 3, 3 p.m.

Where • Park City Library Center, 1255 Park Ave., Park City

Tickets • Free