Woodmere Art Museum and the Chestnut Hill Film Group are pleased to present this new series featuring classic and recent films. Season sponsored by the Chestnut Hill Local.
Tuesdays | 7:00–9:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
$5 suggested donation
Fear No More
1961 | 80 minutes
Bernard Wiesen directs Mala Powers, Jacques Bergerac and John Harding in a recently rediscovered film noir wherein a just-released psychiatric patient is accused of several murders.
The Power and the Glory
1933 | 76 minutes
Director William K. Howard helms an original screenplay by Preston Sturges. Spencer Tracy climbs his way to the top of a railroad only to recognize that he has lost his family in the process.
1941 | 120 minutes
Exciting World War II up-dating of The Scarlet Pimpernel from actor turned director Leslie Howard. Starring Allan Jeayes, Ernest Butcher, David Tomlinson and Howard.
The Sun Shines Bright
1953 | 90 minutes
An impressive picaresque of an old judge in late 19th Century Kentucky featuring Charles Winninger, Arleen Whelan, John Russell and Stepin Fetchit. Director John Ford named this adaption of Irvin S. Cobb short stories as his personal favorite of his body of work.
1964 | 133 minutes
Burt Lancaster, Paul Scofield and Jeanne Moreau star in director John Frankenheimer’s nail-biting thriller set during the last days of World War II. A German General seeks to smuggle Impressionist paintings out of France, while the Resistance tirelessly works to recapture the priceless plunder without harming it.
Woodmere Presents Holiday Movies
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. | $5 suggested donation
Film Short: Laurel and Hardy in Big Business
Feature Film:Shop Around the Corner(1940, 99 minutes)
An American romantic comedy starring James Stewart, Margaret Sullavan, and Frank Morgan. Two employees at a gift shop in Budapest can barely stand each other, not realizing they’ve fallen in love as anonymous correspondents through their letters. This was remade as a 1949 musical In The Good Old Summertime and the inspiration for the 1998 film, You’ve Got Mail.
Film Short: Popeye the Sailor in Season’s Greetinks
Feature Film: White Christmas (1954, 120 minutes)
An American musical classic starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen and featuring the songs of Irving Berlin. A successful song and dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up a failing Vermont inn owned by their former commanding general.