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Cinematheque . Film Schedule . MOMENT BY MOMENT

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Cleveland Cult Film Festival 8 Film Classics in 35mm!


United States | USA | Jane Wagner


At the start of his movie career, John Travolta had a three-film contract with the Robert Stigwood Organisation. His first two pictures were Saturday Night Fever and Grease. Moment by Moment, film #3, has largely been forgotten. This is not surprising given its disastrous reception by critics and the public in 1978. The movie is a love story in which lonely, unhappily married Beverly Hills socialite Trisha Rawlings (Lily Tomlin!) falls in love with a young drifter and car valet named Vick Sunset (Travolta). Sunset’s unfortunate nickname is “Strip” (get it?); thus, whenever Trisha calls him, it sounds like she’s giving him a sexy command! Not on video or DVD. “This truly terrible movie might have been made by HAL in his most maudlin ‘Bicycle-built-for-two’ mood, as the plugs were being pulled out.” –Gilbert Adair. Color & scope print from the Universal Pictures studio archive. 102 min.

Special admission $11; members, CIA & CSU I.D. holders, and those age 25 & under $8; no passes, twofers, or radio winners.

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Saturday 4/1
Sunday 4/2
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at the Cleveland Institute of Art
11610 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

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General Admission: $10
Member: $7 (includes CIA and CSU I.D. holders)
Age 25 & under: $7 (proof of age required)

*Additional film on the same day: $7 or the member price for that film.

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