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.
October 2 – An American In Paris (1951)
A struggling artist falls in love with a Parisian after WWII. But love triangles, terrific dancing and delightful singing get in the way of romance. Starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron and Oscar Levant. 1 hr 54 min
October 9 – The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
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. Starring Lana Turner and John Garfield. 1 hr 53 min
October 16 – You Can’t Take it With You (1938)
A man from a family of rich snobs becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family. Directed by Frank Capra. Starring Jean Arthur, James Stewart and Lionel Barrymore. 2 hr 6 min
October 23 – A Raisin in the Sun (1961)
Walter Lee Younger is a young man struggling with his station in life. Sharing a tiny apartment with his wife, son, sister, and mother, he seems like an imprisoned man. Until, that is, the family gets an unexpected financial windfall. Starring Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee and Louis Gossett Jr. 2 hr 8 min
October 30 – Dr. Strangelove (1964)
A bizarre and hilarious political satire. An insane General triggers a path to a nuclear holocaust that a room of generals and politicians frantically try to stop. Starring Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Slim Pickens, and James Earl Jones. 1 hr 35 min