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One doesn’t have to go beyond the tagline for Stanley Kubrick’s 1971 film A Clockwork Orange to discern how completely movie marketing has changed in three decades. “Being the adventures of a young man whose principal interests are rape, ultra-violence, and Beethoven” was the come-on to moviegoers in those, er, simpler days. The film was rated X—obviously, no tie-ins with McDonald’s or action figures for the kiddies. But Clockwork could have been a teen flick; author Anthony Burgess initially sold the rights to Mick Jagger for a mere $500. Yes, the Rolling Stones were slated to be the evil droogs. Oh, to hear Mick reciting the line, “We were all feeling a bit shagged and fagged and fashed, it being a night of no small expenditure.” The film screens at midnight (see Showtimes for other dates) at Landmark’s E Street Cinema, 555 11th St. NW. $6.75. (202) 452-7672. (Dave Nuttycombe)