"Who Framed Roger Rabbit" at the Los Angeles Theatre | Los Angeles Conservancy
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"Who Framed Roger Rabbit" at the Los Angeles Theatre

Online ticketing is now closed. Tickets available for purchase at the theatre beginning at 12 p.m. Saturday.

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

Saturday, June 16, 2 p.m.
Los Angeles Theatre, downtown L.A.
Color; 35 mm
104 minutes

At 1:00 pm the barbershop quartet Bank of Harmony will perform onstage

On stage before the screening: Actor Charles Fleischer, actress Joanna Cassidy, and associate producer Don Hahn, will discuss Who Framed Roger Rabbit

free Q&A session about the theatre will follow the screening. Stay in your seat to learn more about the history and architecture! 

About the Film

This 1988 recent classic is a film noir-style detective movie where it just so happens that half the characters are played by live action people, with the other half animated cartoons.

Private detective Eddie Valiant (Bob Hoskins) has distrusted “toons” since his brother (and former partner) was killed by a toon. He vows never to work for toons again but suddenly finds himself wrapped up in a murder case where toon actor Roger Rabbit is the prime suspect.

The victim is Marvin Acme, owner of both Acme Corporation and Toontown, the cartoon-only world where the toons live. Acme’s will is missing, and the entire future of Toontown is at stake: rumor has it that his will stipulates that ownership of Toontown should go to the toons, but unless it is found, the construction of a new freeway will wipe out Toontown.

The whole family will enjoy Who Framed Roger Rabbit – it employs all the twists of a classic 1940s film noir, but the fun juxtaposition of cartoons provides comic relief.