Bernadette Peters – American Film Institute
THE JERK film still

THE JERK (1979) – AFI Movie Club

Named by the American Film Institute among the funniest movies ever made, THE JERK (1979) marked the feature film breakout for AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Steve Martin – already a comedy superstar, but whose performance as naïf Navin Johnson made him a somebody with the kind of “spontaneous publicity” that one achieves from getting...
ANNIE film still of Carol Burnett

ANNIE (1982) – AFI Movie Club

Adapted from the 1977 Broadway musical that was itself adapted from the 1924 comic strip, ANNIE (1982) features an iconic, unforgettable performance by AFI Honorary Degree recipient Carol Burnett as the villainous Miss Hannigan, and was directed by AFI Life Achievement Award honoree John Huston. Visit the AFI Catalog to learn more about ANNIE. Have...
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