Rosalind Russell Film Series: "Gypsy"

Rosalind Russell Film Series: "Gypsy"

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

See and discuss Gypsy, the sixth and final film in a series celebrating Rosalind Russell. This 1962 movie musical, directed by Mervyn Leroy, is based on the Broadway hit about burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose.
About the "Funny Lady: A Celebration of Rosalind Russell" Film Series

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Kirk Douglas Film Series: "Paths of Glory"

Kirk Douglas Film Series: "Paths of Glory"

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

See and discuss Paths of Glory, the fifth in a film series celebrating Kirk Douglas. In this 1957 antiwar film directed by Stanley Kubrick, a military lawyer comes to question the status quo when he defends three men accused of cowardice in World War I. (88 minutes)
About the "Kirk Douglas: Midcentury Movie Idol" Film Series

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
Doug Deuchler: "Harry and Tonto"

Doug Deuchler: "Harry and Tonto"

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

As part of Celebrating Seniors Week, join film historian Doug Deuchler to see and discuss Harry and Tonto, directed by Paul Mazursky. (1974, 115 minutes) Art Carney won the Best Actor Oscar that year playing a retired teacher and widower whose Manhattan apartment building is condemned. He decides to travel across the country, accompanied by his pet cat Tonto, to visit his grown children and a former love. Some of the film was shot in Forest Park at Altenheim, an independent senior community.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
Rosalind Russell Film Series: "Auntie Mame"

Rosalind Russell Film Series: "Auntie Mame"

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

See and discuss Auntie Mame, the fifth in a film series celebrating Rosalind Russell. In this 1958 film directed by Morton DaCosta, an orphaned nephew comes to live with his eccentric, free-spirited aunt. (143 minutes)
About the "Funny Lady: A Celebration of Rosalind Russell" Film Series

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
Rosalind Russell Film Series: "Picnic"

Rosalind Russell Film Series: "Picnic"

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

See and discuss Picnic, the fourth in a film series celebrating Rosalind Russell. In this 1955 film directed by Joshua Logan, a handsome drifter ignites the passions of Kansas women at a small-town Labor Day celebration. (115 minutes)
About the "Funny Lady: A Celebration of Rosalind Russell" Film Series

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
Rosalind Russell Film Series: "His Girl Friday"

Rosalind Russell Film Series: "His Girl Friday"

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

See His Girl Friday, the second in a film series celebrating Rosalind Russell. In this 1940 film directed by Howard Hawks, a hard-boiled newspaper editor (Cary Grant) tries to lure his investigative reporter ex-wife away from her bland, boring fiance. (92 minutes) 
About the "Funny Lady: A Celebration of Rosalind Russell" Film Series

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
Rosalind Russell Film Series: "The Women"

Rosalind Russell Film Series: "The Women"

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

See and discuss The Women, the first in a film series celebrating Rosalind Russell. In this 1939 film directed by George Cukor, a happily married woman lets her catty friends talk her into divorce when her husband strays. (133 minutes)
About the "Funny Lady: A Celebration of Rosalind Russell" Film Series

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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