Fog City Cinema – What's Up, Doc?
$12 General Admission
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Mild-mannered Dr. Howard Bannister is a professor of musicology in Ames, Iowa. He and his straitlaced, controlling fiancée Eunice, go to San Francisco to attend a Congress of American Musicologists convention. Howard is one of two finalists vying for the $20,000 Larrabee Grant. But Howard’s life in San Francisco is turned upside down when he meets Judy, a klutzy, directionless, but brilliant young woman. It’s love at first sight for Judy, who does whatever she can to insinuate herself into Howard’s life.
Description courtesy of Warner Brothers.
What’s not to love about this film? Barbra Streisand causing mischief and upheaval left and right for everyone she meets, the adorable Ryan O’Neal being adorable, and MADELINE KAHN making her cinematic debut!!! Plus the best chase scene of any film, bar none! With sight gags at every turn, and cartoon clichés being turned on their heads as an angry mob hunts our two leads all through beautiful San Francisco, What’s Up, Doc? provides audiences with a glorious tour of the city, including local absurdity Lombard Street. I never tire of this ensemble screwball, and I look forward to viewing it with you on the big screen.
— Erin O. Kay