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WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Adolescent Shirley Temple's crush on Cary is the subject of the Sidney Sheldon-scripted The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer (Irving Reis, 1947; 7:30 p.m.). Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious (1946; 5:20, 9:35 p.m.) is one of Grant's darkest roles; he's a manipulative FBI agent who places his lover, Ingrid Bergman, in harm and Claude Rains' way.

FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY (May 31-June 6): Grant's a postwar suburbanite in Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (H.C. Potter, 1948; 7:30 p.m.; also Sun 3:45 p.m.) and an angel (why not?) dropping in on The Bishop's Wife (Henry Koster, 1947; 5:30, 9:15 p.m.).

YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS

701 Mission (at Third Street, in Yerba Buena Gardens), 978-2787, www.YerbaBuenaArts.org. $5 save as noted. This venue's Screening Room is a home for film and video programs of all sorts. Closed Mondays.

DAILY: Isaac Julian's Looking for Langston (1989), a film poem about Harlem Renaissance figure Langston Hughes, screens through July 14 at 11 a.m. Daily screenings of three documentaries by artist-in-residence Ellen Bruno on social issues in three Asian countries, Samsara, Satya, and Sacrifice, repeat thrice daily through July 14. Free with gallery admission noon, 2, 4 p.m.

WEDNESDAY (May 29): The Jewish Film Festival screens Daniel Wachsmann's The Appointed (Israel, 1990), about a rabbi's son turned nightclub magician whose act is joined by the legendary spirit Lilith. $6 7:30 p.m.

THURSDAY (May 30): The S.F. Cinematheque screens "the animated landscapes" of experimental filmmaker James Otis, a pioneer of computer animation. Artist in person. $7 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY (May 31): Bill Douglas' highly regarded, autobiographical trilogy about growing up in a Scottish mining village in the 1940s concludes with My Way Home (1977). $6 8 p.m.

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