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Bill Murray, left, Harold Ramis and Dan Aykroyd in "Ghostbusters," which is being revived in Cinemark Theaters for its 30th anniversary.

Who ya gonna call? “Ghostbusters”? Rhett Butler? John Wayne? Jerry Lewis?

They’ll all be on movie theater screens over the next month as new classic-movie series roll out for fall.

“Ghostbusters” (1984, PG). Hilarious special-effects farce has the title characters (Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson) busting Manhattan spooks until their containment units are overstuffed. Sigourney Weaver, Rick Moranis and Annie Potts co-star. (Celebrating the film’s 30th anniversary, this one runs for a full week starting today at theaters all around the state.)

“Charley’s Aunt”/“Pay Day” (1925/1922, b/w, silent). Sydney Chaplin (Charlie’s brother) stars in this silent version of “Charley’s Aunt,” the oft-filmed farce about a college man impersonating his friend’s elderly aunt. Sydney is also in brother Charlie’s classic short “Pay Day,” in which the Little Tramp is a construction worker who slips past the missus for a night on the town. (Thursday-Friday, Sept. 4-5, The Organ Loft, 7:30 p.m., with live organ accompaniment,

“Titanic” (1953, b/w). No, this isn’t James Cameron’s film, but it’s a good drama about people onboard the ill-fated 1912 maiden voyage of the titular passenger ship. Barbara Stanwyck and Clifton Webb star, and Thelma Ritter handily steals the show as the Molly Brown character (with a different name). A very young Robert Wagner co-stars. (Tuesday, Sept. 9, 10 a.m., SCERA Center, Orem,

“Ramona” (1928, b/w, silent) is an exciting find for film fans, a silent movie that was thought lost until 2010 when a print was discovered in a Prague archive. It’s been restored but is not yet on video, and this marks its Utah debut. The classic tale of racial injustice starring Dolores Del Rio was filmed in Zion National Park some 86 years ago and is said to offer gorgeous visuals of the landscape. (Friday, Sept. 12, 7 p.m., free, with live organ accompaniment, BYU, Provo,

“The Nutty Professor” (1963). Considered by fans to be Jerry Lewis’ masterpiece, this is a comic riff on “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” as a nerdy college professor invents a potion that turns him into a slick womanizer. Stella Stevens co-stars. Some funny sight gags. (Sunday, Sept. 14, 2 p.m., and Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2 and 7 p.m., Cinemark Theatres,

“North to Alaska” (1960). John Wayne stars in this rowdy and amusing Klondike comedy. He has an Alaskan gold claim with his partner (Stewart Granger), a claim which con artist Ernie Kovacs is determined to steal, and there are romantic mix-ups involving Capucine and Fabian. Nice location photography, even if it is actually California. (Tuesday, Sept. 16, 10 a.m., SCERA Center, Orem,

“Black Cyclone” (1925, b/w, silent) is a Western that includes title cards for the thoughts of the two top-billed stars — Rex the Wonder Horse and Lady the Horse. Guinn “Big Boy” Williams, with third billing, is the human star. A novelty, to be sure. (Friday-Saturday, Sept. 18-19, The Organ Loft, 7:30 p.m., with live organ accompaniment,

“Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” (1964, b/w). Classic anti-nuclear-war satire from Stanley Kubrick, with Peter Sellers in three very different roles (including the U.S. president and the title character, who can’t control his Nazi salute), George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden and Slim Pickens. Hysterically funny and full of memorable set pieces. (Sunday, Sept. 21, 2 p.m., and Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2 and 7 p.m., Cinemark Theatres,

“To Catch a Thief” (1955) is a more low-key than usual Alfred Hitchcock romantic thriller as a retired cat burglar (Cary Grant) on the French Riviera finds that someone is copying his style to frame him for jewel thefts. Grace Kelly is a socialite intrigued by Grant, and romance ensues. Beautifully filmed on location. (Tuesday, Sept. 23, 10 a.m., SCERA Center, Orem,

“Laura” (1944, b/w) is one of the all-time great film noir mysteries, directed by Otto Preminger and starring Dana Andrews as a detective who falls in love with the portrait of a woman (Gene Tierney) he believes has been murdered. Vincent Price and Judith Anderson lend fine support, but Clifton Webb steals the show as self-centered newspaper columnist Waldo Lydecker. (Friday, Sept. 26, 7 p.m., free, BYU, Provo,

“Gone With the Wind” (1939). The most popular film of all time, according to the actual number of tickets sold at theater box offices. Clark Gable as Rhett Butler and Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O’Hara are perfect in this Civil War epic. Rhett loves Scarlett, Scarlett loves Ashley Wilkes (Leslie Howard), Ashley loves Melanie Hamilton (Olivia de Havilland) — and Atlanta burns. Even at nearly four hours, there’s nary a lull. (Sunday, Sept. 28, 2 p.m., and Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2 and 7 p.m., Cinemark Theatres,

“We’re No Angels” (1955) is a Christmas comedy starring Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov and Aldo Ray as Devil’s Island prison escapees in a small French town who plan to steal clothes and stow away on a ship but instead wind up helping an impoverished family. Co-stars include Joan Bennett, Basil Rathbone and Leo G. Carroll. (Tuesday, Sept. 30, 10 a.m., SCERA Center, Orem,

“MASH” (1970, re-rated PG from original R). Dark anti-war satire from director Robert Altman, and quite different from the subsequent TV sitcom, which isn’t nearly as edgy and added the asterisks between the letters of the title. Donald Sutherland is Hawkeye, Elliott Gould is Trapper John, Sally Kellerman is Hot Lips and Robert Duvall is Frank Burns. Gary Burghoff as Radar is the only cast member who transitioned to the TV series. (Sunday, Oct. 5, 2 p.m., and Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2 and 7 p.m., Cinemark Theatres,

“The Belle of Broadway” (1926, b/w, silent). Utah native Betty Compson stars in this hokey but entertaining melodrama as a young stage performer who, claiming to have had plastic surgery, impersonates a 60-year-old former toast of Broadway. Contrived but fun. (Thursday-Friday, Oct. 9-10, The Organ Loft, 7:30 p.m., with live organ accompaniment,

“O. Henry’s Full House” (1952, b/w). Uneven but entertaining anthology film with five O. Henry short stories, each with a twist ending, the most famous being “The Last Leaf” and “The Gift of the Magi.” Stars include Charles Laughton, Farley Granger, Jeanne Crain, Marilyn Monroe, Oscar Levant, Fred Allen and Richard Widmark. John Steinbeck hosts and Howard Hawks is among the directors. (Friday, Oct. 10, 7 p.m., free, BYU, Provo,

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“Reluctant Debutante” (1958). Terrific cast lifts this frothy romantic comedy about an American girl (Sandra Dee) coming to live with her wealthy English father (Rex Harrison). Her stepmother (Kay Kendall) tries to fix her up with someone of social status but, of course, Dee falls for a drummer (John Saxon) with a “reputation.” Angela Lansbury co-stars. (Tuesday, Oct. 14, 10 a.m., SCERA Center, Orem,

Chris Hicks is the author of "Has Hollywood Lost Its Mind? A Parent’s Guide to Movie Ratings." He also writes at and can be contacted at