Films

Film Lecture: What's Up Doc?

Rated G (1972) 94 minutes Color

Directed by Peter Bogdanovich.

Starring Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, Kenneth Mars, Austin Pendleton.

Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for his lecture series CHUCKLES, GIGGLES & GUFFAWS, a sampling of classic comedies from the '40s, '50s, '60s, and '70s.

Director Peter Bogdanovich's homage to the screwball comedies of yesteryear finds kooky Judy Maxwell (Streisand) complicating the life of musicologist Howard Bannister (O'Neal) at a San Francisco hotel.

Film Lecture: The Odd Couple

Rated G (1968) 105 minutes Color

Directed by Gene Saks.

Starring Walter Matthau, Jack Lemmon.

Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for his lecture series CHUCKLES, GIGGLES & GUFFAWS, a sampling of classic comedies from the '40s, '50s, '60s, and '70s.

Neil Simon's classic comedy about mismatched roommates Oscar Madison (Matthau) and Felix Ungar (Lemmon), trying to live together despite their disparate lifestyles.

Come enjoy the film in our newly renovated Salem Family Auditorium, with comfortable new seats and improved acoustics.

Film Lecture: The Lavender Hill Mob

Not Rated (1951) 78 minutes Black & White

Directed by Charles Crichton.

Starring Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway.

Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for his lecture series CHUCKLES, GIGGLES & GUFFAWS, a sampling of classic comedies from the '40s, '50s, '60s, and '70s.

A meek bank clerk (Guinness)  makes plans to steal a shipment of gold bullion from the Bank of England. What could go wrong?

Come enjoy the film in our newly renovated Salem Family Auditorium, with comfortable new seats and improved acoustics.

Film Lecture: The Lady Eve

Not Rated (1941) 94 minutes Black & White

Directed by Preston Sturges.

Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, William Demarest.

Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for his lecture series CHUCKLES, GIGGLES & GUFFAWS, a sampling of classic comedies from the '40s, '50s, '60s, and '70s.

The daughter (Stanwyck) in a father-daughter con team falls hard for their hapless prey, the heir to an ale fortune (Fonda).

A Wrinkle in Time Family Matinee

After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.
Come enjoy the film in our air-conditioned Salem Family Auditorium, with comfortable seats and improved acoustics.  Free and open to all.  Limited to 105 persons. 
PG . 1h 49min.  2018.

 

 

 

The Greatest Showman Family Matinee

The Greatest Showman celebrates the birth of show business, and tells the story of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.  Fun for the entire family. 

Come enjoy the film in our air-conditioned Salem Family Auditorium, with comfortable seats and improved acoustics.  Free and open to all.  Limited to 105 persons.

PG. 1h 45min (2017)

Musical Monday: Grease

Cool off in our air conditioned auditorium and watch the last film our Musical Monday Series, Grease (1978, Rated PG-13, 2 hrs. (On Blu-Ray!) Singing encouraged!!

Musical concerning the romance between a teenage gang-leader and his naive girlfriend, set in the 1950's. Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance? (IMDb)

Free and open to all.

Musical Monday: School of Rock

Cool off in our air conditioned auditorium and watch the 2003 musical, School of Rock (Rated PG, 1 hr. 49 minutes).  

"When his band votes him out due to his embarrasing musical antics, Dewey has to make the rent somehow. After intercepting a call for his substitute-teacher roomie Ned, Dewey finds himself in front of a class of elite elementary school students. Dewey decides to take on the music program and makes it his goal to teach them the gospel of rock and roll. His ulterior motive is to get them to compete against his former band for a cash prize." (from production company)

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