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Every Wednesday Matinee

Date: Wed, 04/04/2018
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Main Library - Auditorium
Categories: Adult Events

On Wednesdays at 2 pm, Montclair Public Library hosts The Every Wednesday Matinee, a classic film series presented in its auditorium.  In April, 2018 movies featuring Lana Turner will be shown, as well as a bonus film!  The movies are as follows:

The Postman Always Rings Twice (April 4) –  Starring Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway.  A married woman and a drifter fall in love, then plot to murder her husband. Once the deed is done, they must live with the consequences of their actions. 1946, 113 minutes, black & white).

April 11: NO MOVIE MATINEE THIS WEEK. Community Birthday Party!  Join us  from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm for Montclair Public Library’s birthday with family friendly activities including story time, balloon animals, face painting, carnival games, crafts, and birthday cake!

Desk Set (April 13) – Celebrate Friday the 13th with a Library horror film!  What happens when a computer threatens the livelihood of Librarians?!  Find out in the 1957 film Desk Set starring Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn. .  (1957, 103 minutes, color).

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (April 18) – Starring Lana Turner, Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman.  Dr. Jekyll allows his dark side to run wild when he drinks a potion that turns him into the evil Mr. Hyde. (1941, 113 minutes, black & white).

Love Finds Andy Hardy (April 25) – Starring  Lana Turner, Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland.  Andy’s girlfriend Polly is planning to spend Christmas at her grandmother’s, which puts a kink in his plans to take her to the country club Christmas party. He agrees (for a fee) to pretend to be the boyfriend of his buddy Beezy’s girl Cynthia to discourage other suitors (Beezy is also leaving for the holidays), but Andy soon finds her too infatuated with him. Meanwhile, Andy’s next door neighbor Betsy begins to fall in love with Andy even though she’s younger than him. Everything comes to a head at the country club party. (1938, 92 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.


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