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 12, 2014: THE
This great 1946 film noir
classic starts ALAN LADD, VERONICA LAKE,
WILLIAM BENDIX and a great
supporting cast. Raymond Chandler wrote the original screenplay and
fills the story with fine Chandleresque dialog and situations. Secrets,
lies and murder all come together in this fine movie.
Original Screenplay by Raymond Chandler. Directed by George Marshall.
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
" ... 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;