Featuring the spectacle and glamour of old Hollywood! Relive your favourite moments from the silver screen in glorious Technicolor and thrilling black and white. Each week will showcase a different genre with trivia from that week’s film.
Located in the Piano Room.
June 4: You Were Never Lovelier (1942)
Set in Buenos Aires, a father insists that his daughters marry in order of age. Maria is pressured by her younger sisters to get married. But Maria is not ready for love, until an American dancer appears on the scene. But will her father approve?
Starring Rita Hayworth and Fred Astaire. 1 hr 37 min
June 11: The Defiant Ones (1958)
Two escaped convicts chained together, one what and one black, must learn to get along in order to elude capture.
Starring Sidney Poitier and Tony Curtis. 1 hr 36 min
June 18: The Mouse that Roared (1958)
A tiny wine-producing nation is driven into poverty by a California winery. So they decided to invade the US with crossbows…and win.
A Cold War satire starring Peter Sellers, Jean Seberg, and William Hartnell. 1hr 23 min
June 25: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolfe (1966)
A bitter aging couple invite young, optimistic colleagues to their home only to spend the evening in an angry booze-fueled battle of wits. Winner of 5 Academy Awards. Directed by Mike Nichols.
Starring Liz Taylor, Richard Burton, and George Segal. 2hr 11 min