Oct. 3: "Double Indemnity" (1944, 1 hour, 46 minutes) An insurance salesman is seduced by a conniving woman into a scheme to murder her husband and make it look like an accident in order to collect his impressive life insurance policy.
Oct. 17: "Sunset Boulevard" (1950, 1 hour, 50 minutes) An aging silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity decides to enlist a down-on-his-luck, opportunistic young screenwriter to aid her comeback. Her maniacal ego turns the challenge into an uphill battle.
Oct. 24: "Mildred Pierce" (1945, 1 hour, 51 minutes) Joan Crawford won an Academy Award as a spurned housewife struggling to care for her two daughters: a lovable tomboy and a scheming, social-climbing teen who almost drives her to ruin. The film, an adaptation of James M. Cain's novel, was nominated for Best Picture.
Oct. 31: "The Big Sleep" (1946, 1 hour, 54 minutes) Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a wealthy family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail and what might be love.
Doors will open 15 minutes before show time. Light refreshment will be provided. All are welcome to bring their own snacks.
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)
- If there is an accommodation that you need or would like so that you can fully enjoy library programs, please visit our Accommodations Request Form.