Academy to screen Lubitsch's 'Ninotchka'

Part of its 'Hollywood's Greatest Year' series

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will screen Ernst Lubitsch's "Ninotchka," starring Greta Garbo, on Monday July 13 at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills as part of its "Hollywood's Greatest Year: The Best Picture Nominees of 1939" series.

Pre-show elements will include the ninth chapter of the 1939 serial "Buck Rogers," starring Buster Crabbe and Constance Moore, and the animated short "The Autograph Hound," featuring Donald Duck.

"Ninotchka" received four Academy Award nominations: best picture, best actress for Garbo, writing (original story) for Melchior Lengyel and writing, screenplay for Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder and Walter Reisch.