Every Wednesday Matinee
On Wednesdays at 2 pm, Montclair Public Library hosts The Every Wednesday Matinee, a film series presented in its auditorium. In July 2019 we will be watching musical movies. The movies are as follows:
West Side Story (July 3) – Starring: Natalie Wood, Richard Breymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, & George Chakiris. A modern version of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, set in the Puerto Rican section of New York City. (1961, 152 minutes, Color)
The Sound of Music (July 10) – Starring: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Richard Haydn, Peggy Wood, Eleanor Parker. A tuneful, heartwarming story, based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers, one of the world’s best-known concert groups in the era immediately preceding World War II. (1965, 174 Minutes, Color)
Hello, Dolly! (July 17) – Starring: Barbara Streisand, Walter Mathau, Michael Crawford, & Louis Armstrong. Comedy about a young widow who has become a matchmaker and is trying to find a match for a successful hay-and-feed merchant in Yonkers. (1969, 148 Minutes, Color)
All That Jazz (July 24) – Starring: Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange, Leland Palmer, & Ann Reinking. A theater director and choreographer tries to balance staging his latest Broadway musical with editing a Hollywood film he has directed (1979, 123 minutes, Color).
Little Shop of Horrors (July 31) – Starring: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia. A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed. (1986, 94 minutes, Color.)