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Classic Movie Nights – 2023

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Come on out for Classic Movie Nights, happening once a month for the rest of the year! Featuring five old favorites, this series highlights Universal horror classics, gritty film noirs, and screwball romantic comedies that encapsulate the timeless style of classic Hollywood. If that wasn’t exciting enough, each screening will be preceded by a thirty-minute lecture by screenwriter, researcher, and television professional Theo Siegel about the film. Grab your tickets today and get ready to relive the Golden Age of Hollywood on the big screen!

Touch of Evil – Sep 13
Directed by Orson Welles | 1958

When a car bomb explodes on the American side of the U.S./Mexico border, Mexican drug enforcement agent Miguel Vargas (Charlton Heston) begins his investigation, along with American police captain Hank Quinlan (Welles). When Vargas begins to suspect that Quinlan and his shady partner, Menzies (Joseph Calleia), are planting evidence to frame an innocent man, his investigations into their possible corruption quickly put himself and his new bride, Susie (Janet Leigh), in jeopardy.

Frankenstein + Bride of Frankenstein – Oct 11
Directed by James Whale | 1931 & 1935

Frankenstein: Obsessed scientist Dr. Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive) attempts to create life by assembling a creature from body parts of the deceased. Aided by his loyal misshapen assistant, Fritz (John Boles), Frankenstein succeeds in animating his monster (Boris Karloff), but it escapes into the countryside and begins to wreak havoc. Frankenstein searches for the elusive being and eventually must confront his tormented creation.

Bride of Frankenstein: After recovering from injuries sustained in the mob attack upon himself and his creation, Dr. Frankenstein (Colin Clive) falls under the control of his former mentor, Dr. Pretorius (Ernest Thesiger), who insists the now-chastened doctor resume his experiments in creating new life. Meanwhile, the Monster (Boris Karloff) remains on the run from those who wish to destroy him without understanding that his intentions are generally good despite his lack of socialization and self-control.

Rear Window – Nov 8
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock | 1954

Confined to a wheelchair after an accident, L. B. “Jeff” Jefferies (James Stewart) spends his time watching the occupants of neighbouring apartments through a telephoto lens and binoculars and. Becoming convinced that a murder has taken place in the apartment across from him, he enlists his girlfriend Lisa Fremont (Grace Kelly) to help him uncover the disturbing secrets hidden just down the block.

His Girl Friday – Dec 13
Directed by Howard Hawks | 1940

Walter Burns (Cary Grant) is an irresistibly conniving newspaper publisher desperate to woo back his paper’s star reporter, Hildy Johnson (Rosalind Russell) who also happens to be his estranged wife. She’s threatening to quit and settle down with a new beau, but, as Walter knows, she has a weakness: she can’t resist a juicy scoop.


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