Silent Tuesdays At the end of the nineteenth century, Lady Catherine (Joan Crawford), who is to be married to Lord Cheney (Derek Glynne), is instead persuaded to elope with Hugh Portenous (Frank Braidwood), the best man. Live piano accompaniment by Dr. Philip C. Carli.
Holidays | Best Picture Nominees of 1946 | Special Guests In honor of the film's 75th anniversary, actors Karolyn Grimes and Jimmy Hawkins will be onsite for a meet & greet and will introduce the film.
Dalton Trumbo: Breaking the Blacklist Dalton Trumbo rewrote the script in four days when the producers showed dissatisfaction with the script that the blacklisted Mitchell Lindemann and John Howard Lawson (whom Trumbo had recommended for the job) turned in.
Dalton Trumbo: Breaking the Blacklist In 1957, independent producer Eddie Lewis brought the novel Spartacus—self-published by Howard Fast and created as an allegory for the Red Scare—to the attention of Kirk Douglas and his Bryna Productions company. Fast was given the opportunity to adapt his novel for the film. Dissatisfied with Fast’s version, Douglas brought on Dalton Trumbo to rewrite it, with the possibility of receiving film credit under his own name, effectively ending his blacklisting.
Best Picture Nominees of 1946 W. Somerset Maugham’s 1944 novel comes to life with the deluxe Twentieth Century-Fox treatment. Tyrone Power stars as Larry Darrell, a young man from a good family who returns after World War I, disillusioned by the trappings of his family and name
Holidays | Member Movie Night Widowed parson Martin Gregory (Ralph Richardson) eagerly anticipates having all three of his children home for Christmas, but his duties with his parishioners make him hard to pin down. GEM Members admitted free to this screening.
Holidays | Best Picture Nominees of 1946 Celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2021, this classic holiday film was a box office bust in its initial release. It is only through the film’s enduring message and its millions of fans throughout the world that It’s a Wonderful Life has become a cherished piece of our holiday traditions
Dalton Trumbo: Breaking the Blacklist Paul Newman stars as Ari Ben Canaan, an agent of Haganah in Mandate Palestine. Ari guides a ship full of Jewish refugees to Palestine on the eve of the United Nations vote in 1947, despite British blockades. On the ship, he meets and falls in love with Kitty Fremont (Eva Marie Saint), a widowed American nurse rudderless in the wake of World War II.
Silent Tuesdays An early sound film, Modern Love demonstrates the sometimes awkward transition from silents to talkies as comedian Charley Chase makes his first feature-length talking film. Preceded by Call of the Cuckoo, also featuring Chase and several of his compatriots from the Hal Roach studio. Live piano accompaniment by Dr. Philip C. Carli.
Holidays | Best Picture Nominees of 1946 Celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2021, this classic holiday film was a box office bust in its initial release. It is only through the film’s enduring message and its millions of fans throughout the world that It’s a Wonderful Life has become a cherished piece of our holiday traditions.
The Lord of the Rings at 20 Peter Jackson’s epic adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien’s trilogy was filmed back-to-back and released in three consecutive years, starting with this film in 2001. A monumental undertaking, the production has captured the imagination of another generation of fantasy fans and inspired other filmmakers to work in the same way.
The Lord of the Rings at 20 Peter Jackson’s epic adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien’s trilogy continues with the second installment of hobbit Frodo Baggins’s perilous journey to Mordor to destroy the One Ring and defeat Sauron’s plans to dominate Middle Earth.