Melvyn Douglas – American Film Institute
Ninotchka Film Still - Greta Garbo and Melvyn Douglas

NINOTCHKA (1939) – AFI Movie Club

Featuring the incomparable Greta Garbo in a rare comedic performance – with posters at the time proclaiming “Garbo LAUGHS” – NINOTCHKA (1939) was ranked by the American Film Institute among the art form’s greatest comedies and love stories. Directed by Ernst Lubitsch, the film was co-written by AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Billy Wilder –...
Being There Film Still - Peter Seller

BEING THERE (1979) – AFI Movie Club

BEING THERE (1979) was included on AFI’s list of 100 Years…100 Laughs as one of the funniest films to grace the silver screen. Star Shirley MacLaine was honored with the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2012, and the film’s cinematographer, Caleb Deschanel, was a member of the first class at the AFI Conservatory. Learn more about...