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 January, Bette Davis movies will be shown.
Marked Woman (January 3) – Starring Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Lola Lane. A crusading DA persuades a clip joint “party girl” to testify against her mobster boss after her innocent sister is accidentally murdered during one of his unsavory “parties.” (1937, 96 minutes, black & white)
In This Our Life (January 10) – Starring Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, George Brent. The day before her wedding, a pampered young woman absconds with her sister’s husband; in retaliation, her sister begins seeing the woman’s former fiancé. (1942, 97 minutes, black & white)
All This, and Heaven Too (January 17) – Starring Bette Davis, Charles Boyer, Jeffrey Lynn. A duchess’ irrational behavior toward the governess of her children triggers tragic events that will change her family’s lives forever. (1940, 143 minutes, black & white)
Dark Victory (January 24) – Starring Bette Davis, George Brent, Humphrey Bogart. A young socialite is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, and must decide whether or not she’ll meet her final days with dignity. (1939, 104 minutes, black & white)
Jezebel (January 31) – Starring Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, George Brent. In 1850s Louisiana, a free-spirited Southern belle loses her fiancé due to her stubborn vanity and pride, and vows to win him back. (1938, 103 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.