Family Flicks Film Series: Toby Tyler
Co-presented with the UCLA Film & Television Archive
Recommended for ages 6+
Toby runs away from home to join the circus, convinced that his family doesn’t want him. This confusion is cleared up by story’s end, but in the meantime he lives a kid’s fantasy; inhabiting a colorful alternative world, becoming a circus acrobat, even befriending a lovable chimp, Mr. Stubbs. Versatile kid star Kevin Corcoran shines in this heartwarming adventure story. (1960. Dir: Charles Barton. digital video, color, 95 min.)
The Family Flicks Film Series is copresented by the UCLA Film & Television Archive. Matinee screenings for families and film buffs, featuring new and classic films from around the world.
Hammer Kids and Family Flicks are made possible, in part, through the generosity of supporters and friends of the Hammer Museum’s Kids’ Art Museum Project (K.A.M.P.), a family fundraiser. Additional support is provided by the Westwood Neighborhood Council.