On Tuesday nights, Woodmere’s main gallery is transformed into an intimate setting for screenings of rare and underseen films as well as classics. Tuesday Nights at the Movies is presented with the Chestnut Hill Film Group and sponsored by the Chestnut Hill Local.
$5 suggested donation
FURY (1936 / 92 minutes)
A lynch-mob comes after wrongly accused Spencer Tracy in Fritz Lang's powerful and potent first American-directed movie. Co-stars Sylvia Sidney.
BLONDIE JOHNSON (1933 / 67 minutes)
Joan Blondell fights Depression-era harassment, government indifference, and poverty by turning to crime, romancing hood Chester Morris, and climbing the underworld ladder to Boss status.
BEING THERE (1979 / 130 minutes)
Peter Sellers is uproarious in his final film performance—director Hal Ashby's dry, political comedy about a simple-minded gardener who only understands life from what he sees on television yet becomes a media guru. Co-stars Shirley MacLaine, Jack Warden and Melvyn Douglas.
THE MODEL AND THE MARRIAGE BROKER (1951 / 103 minutes)
Beloved character actor Thelma Ritter gets a rare star turn in George Cukor's comedic jewel. She's a down-on-her luck notary turned matchmaker of lonely-hearts and losers. Zany interactions with model Jeanne Crain ensue.
TAKING OFF (1971 / 93 minutes)
Buck Henry and Lynn Carlin butt heads with the inexplicable trends of the 1960s as they search for their runaway hippie daughter in this hilarious, off-beat, counter-culture comedy time capsule. Director Miloš Forman's first English-language movie, co-written by playwright John Guare.
THE TAKING OF PELHAM ONE TWO THREE (1974 / 104 minutes)
A subway car is taken hostage and held for ransom in this intense and thrilling drama from director Joseph Sargent. Starring Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw and Martin Balsam.
THE BLUE DAHLIA (1946 / 100 minutes)
An unfaithful serviceman's wife is murdered as war-traumatized veterans haunt the shadowy streets of California in this archetypal film noir. Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake and William Bendix star in an original screenplay by Raymond Chandler, directed by George Marshall.
SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMAN (2011 / 107 minutes)
British fisheries expert Ewan McGregor is asked to realize a sheik's unlikely vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert. He finds an unusual ally in the British Prime Minister's press secretary, Kristin Scott Thomas.
PINOCCHIO (1940 / 88 minutes)
Disney's animated classic about a living puppet who, with a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy to become a real boy. Projected on 16MM film
THE 39 STEPS (1935 / 86 minutes)
Civilian everyman Robert Donat is on the run from a sinister ring of international spies and seeking to clear his name in director Alfred Hitchcock's espionage classic.
THE CAT AND THE FIDDLE (1934 / 88 minutes)
Sassy Pre-Code musical romp (with its final reel in three-strip Technicolor) featuring composer Ramon Novarro frantically trying to juggle leading ladies Vivienne Segal and Jeanette MacDonald on his way to opening night. Co-stars Frank Morgan.