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Every Wednesday Matinee

Date: Wed, 09/13/2017
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Main Library - YA Room
Categories: Adult Events

On Wednesdays at 2 p.m., Montclair Public Library hosts The Every Wednesday Matinee, a classic film series presented in its auditorium. Frank Capra films will be shown in September.

Arsenic and Old Lace (September 6) – Starring Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane and Raymond Massey. A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family. (1944, 118 minutes, B&W)

Lost Horizon (September 13) – Starring Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt and Edward Everett Horton. A plane crash delivers a group of people to the secluded land of Shangri-La, but is it the miraculous utopia it appears to be? (1937, 132 minutes, B&W)

Pocketful of Miracles (September 20) – Starring Glenn Ford, Bette Davis and Hope Lange. A New York gangster and his girlfriend attempt to turn street beggar Apple Annie into a society lady when the peddler learns her daughter is marrying royalty. (1961, 136 minutes, Color)

State of the Union (September 27) – Starring Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn and Van Johnson. An industrialist is urged to run for President, but this requires uncomfortable compromises on both political and marital levels. (1948, 124 minutes, B&W)

All films are free and open to the public, and the library is handicapped accessible. For more information, please call 973-744-0500 ext. 2235.

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