Films: Old, Classic & Unknown on Saturdays
is the local classics film society which exhibits on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month* at
2648 North Hackett Avenue
starting at 7:00 p.m
April 26: THE
ALAN LADD, VERONICA LAKE and
WILLIAM BENDIX once again, this time joined by BRIAN DONLEVY in a tale of
political corruption and murder. From the pen of Dashiell Hammett.
Released in 1942.
Screenplay by Jonathan Latimer. Directed by Stuart Heisler.
May 10: THE BACHELOR AND THE
As our little tribute to the late
SHIRLEY TEMPLE, we present here one of the funniest comedies of the 1940s.
CARY GRANT and MYRNA LOY star in this crazy farce about a mixed-up teenager
who develops a crush on a rascally bon vivant. RUDY VALLEE and
RAY COLLINS join in the fun.
Sidney Sheldon's screenplay won an
Screenplay by Sidney Sheldon. Directed by Irving Reis
May 24: Alfred Hitchcock's STAGE FRIGHT
Note: Starting time for "Stage Fright" is 7:30 p.m. due to the longer daylight illumination.
The most underrated of all the Hitchcock classics, and now enjoying a
reputation for brilliance that seems to grow every year, STAGE FRIGHT is a
fine thriller about a man falsely accused of murder who, while on the run,
begs refuge from his nervous fiancee. MARLENE DIETRICH, JANE WYMAN,
MICHAEL WILDING and RICHARD TODD star, and there is room for another
delightful performance by the great ALASTAIR SIM.
" ... classic American films,
distinguished foreign films,
films you've missed,
films you want to see again,
you may never have had the opportunity to see."
The role of a film society has several elements:
to offer a large part of the literature of film;
to provide a venue for film study and discussion;
to revive well-known but little-seen classics;
to provide some historical background related to motion pictures;
to introduce a new audience to films that are little-known to most followers of films;