Every Wednesday Matinee
On Wednesdays at 2 p.m., Montclair Public Library hosts The Every Wednesday Matinee, a film series presented in its auditorium. In December, classic movies will be shown.
A Christmas Carol (December 6) – Starring Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison. An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve. (1951, 135 minutes, black & white).
Miracle on 34th Street (December 13) – Starring Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O’Hara, John Payne. When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing. (1947, 96 minutes, black & white).
White Christmas (December 20) – Starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney. A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general. (1954, 120 minutes, color).
It’s a Wonderful Life (December 27) – Starring James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore. An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed. (1946, 130 minutes, black & white).
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.