Take a trip down memory lane as we survey some of the popular films from the 1940s through to the early 1950s.
July 3: "Casablanca" (1942 drama, 1 hour, 42 minutes) — A cynical expatriate American cafe owner struggles to decide whether to help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape the Nazis in French Morocco.
July 10: "An American in Paris" (1951 musical, 1 hour, 55 minutes) — A GI stays in Paris after the war to become an artist, and has to choose between the patronage of a rich American woman and his infatuations with a French shop girl.
July 17: "The Maltese Falcon" (1941 film noir, 1 hour, 41 minutes) — San Francisco private detective Sam Spade takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar and their quest for a priceless statuette, with the stakes rising after his partner is murdered.
July 24: "The Philadelphia Story" (1940 comedy, 1 hour, 52 minutes) — A socialite's wedding plans are complicated by the simultaneous arrival of her ex-husband and a tabloid magazine journalist.
July 31: "Rebecca" (1940 mystery, 2 hours, 10 minutes) — Alfred Hitchcock directed this Oscar-winning Daphne du Maurier story of a marriage haunted by the aura of the husband's dead first wife.
Lemonade and cookies will be served at the screenings.
Community Room Accessibility
- Wheelchair accessible
- Assistive listening system compatible with personal T-coil-enabled devices (compatible headphones also available for use during programs)
- English-language subtitles for films (when available)
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