Jane Fonda glowed at the American Cinematheque’s 4K restoration premiere of her 1972 documentary FTA this Saturday.

The 82-year-old slipped her still enviably trim figure into a fitted black suit and swung by Hollywood’s Egyptian Theatre for the event.

She still sported the grey hairdo she debuted onstage at the Oscars last weekend, after spending decades as a blonde.

Looking fab: Jane Fonda glowed at the American Cinematheque's 4K restoration premiere of her 1972 documentary FTA this Saturday

Looking fab: Jane Fonda glowed at the American Cinematheque’s 4K restoration premiere of her 1972 documentary FTA this Saturday

Saturday’s guest list included actress Illeana Douglas, who interviewed Jane last year for a Criterion retrospective of the octogenarian’s 1971 movie Klute.

Jane had what she refers to as her ‘Klute hairdo’ when she appeared in FTA, which she both starred in and produced.

The movie documents the Free The Army tour, an anti-Vietnam War variety show that featured such names as Jane and Donald Sutherland.

At the time the U.S. Army had the slogan Fun, Travel And Adventure, which antiwar activists used as a take-off for their chant F*** The Army.

When you got it: The 82-year-old slipped her still enviably trim figure into a fitted black suit and swung by Hollywood's Egyptian Theatre for the event

When you got it: The 82-year-old slipped her still enviably trim figure into a fitted black suit and swung by Hollywood’s Egyptian Theatre for the event

In the revue’s opening number, the singers including Jane hint slyly at the more profane version of the slogan by pausing, then singing: ‘Free The Army.’

However when the cast get to the final version of the chorus, the words become: ‘Foxtot, Tango, Alpha! F*** The Army – and the Navy, and the Marines!’

Jane appears multiple times throughout the variety show including in a comic feminist group number called I’m Tired Of B******s F***ing Over Me.

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The month FTA was released, Jane was snapped in Hanoi sitting on a North Vietnamese antiaircraft gun used against Americans.

Back to basics: She still sported the grey hairdo she debuted onstage at the Oscars last weekend, after spending decades as a blonde

Back to basics: She still sported the grey hairdo she debuted onstage at the Oscars last weekend, after spending decades as a blonde

That photo earned her lifelong infamy as ‘Hanoi Jane,’ and she has been protested by military veterans ever since, though some ex-military have also supported her.

During her 1972 trip to enemy territory, she also participated in propaganda broadcasts from the North Vietnamese Army’s station Radio Hanoi.

While speaking on Radio Hanoi she intimated that U.S. servicemen should disobey their orders – though she said on 60 Minutes decades later that she was merely ‘asking them to consider it.’

After returning to the United States, she said in an 1973 interview quoted by the New York Times that the torture of American prisoners of war was ‘understandable.’

Still going at it: Jane, who has drawn headlines recently for climate protests that have gotten her arrested more than once, addressed the crowd at the event

Still going at it: Jane, who has drawn headlines recently for climate protests that have gotten her arrested more than once, addressed the crowd at the event

She told KNBC-TV: ‘These men were bombing and strafing and napalming the country. If a prisoner tried to escape, it is quite understandable that he would probably be beaten and tortured.’

Jane’s only son Troy was named after Viet Cong bomber Nguyễn Văn Trỗi, who attempted to assassinate U.S. Defense Secretary Robert McNamara.

In the 2018 documentary Jane Fonda In Five Acts she reflected on how her drug use and disordered eating influenced her activism during the Vietnam War.

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‘I was alternately bulimic and anorexic. I would maybe eat one soft-boiled egg and spinach a day, period. I took Dexedrine, which is speed,’ she said.

History: The month FTA was released, Jane was snapped in Hanoi sitting on a North Vietnamese antiaircraft gun used against Americans

History: The month FTA was released, Jane was snapped in Hanoi sitting on a North Vietnamese antiaircraft gun used against Americans

‘So I was really speedy, and I was starving, along with like getting all of this new information coming in at a very rapid pace,’ Jane explained.

‘I mean, I’m high-strung anyway, but me on Dexedrine without eating, and feeling like I have to say everything all at once, it’s like – I’m amazed that anybody could receive what I was saying. It was like: “Wow! Who is this woman?”‘

Jane is still hitting the headlines for her activism and racked up a string of arrests late last year while engaging in climate protests in Washington, D.C.

These arrests have featured an array of celebrity guest stars including Sam Waterston, Catherine Keener and Rosanna Arquette. 

History: Saturday's guest list included actress Illeana Douglas, who interviewed Jane last year for a Criterion retrospective of the octogenarian's 1971 movie Klute

History: Saturday’s guest list included actress Illeana Douglas, who interviewed Jane last year for a Criterion retrospective of the octogenarian’s 1971 movie Klute



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