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
This Jacques Tourneur Western stars Joel McCrea as a preacher who gives his sermons while holding a gun.
Cold Comfort Farm (1995/105 minutes)
Satire and droll comedy abound as a plucky but broke 1930s London girl (Kate Beckinsale) takes a page from Jane Austin and visits her rough-hewn relatives in the country.
Grand Hotel (1932/112 minutes)
Set in the lavish Grand Hotel of Berlin, this is a story of intertwining characters and their respective dramas: “Always the same. People come. People go. Nothing ever happens.” Pre-Code classic starring Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, and Joan Crawford.
A Room with a view (1985/117 minutes)
Merchant-Ivory’s adaptation of E.M. Forster’s classic novel of ill-timed romance in a Florence pensione circa 1900. Stars Helena Bonham Carter, Maggie Smith, Daniel Day-Lewis, Julian Sands, and Judi Dench.
Raw Deal (1948/79 minutes)
In this stark, beautifully photographed, hard.boiled film noir, Claire Trevor breaks Dennis O’Keefe out of prison, and Raymond Burr double crosses them.
The commitments (1991/118 minutes)
Alan Parker’s chronicle of a working-class Dublin musicians is based on the novel by Roddy Doyle. Jimmy Rabbitte (Robert Arkins) assembles a soul band with Deco (Andrew Strong), a streetcar conductor who can sing like Otis Redding, and horn player Joey “The Lips” Fagan (Johnny Murphy), who claims to have played with Wilson Pickett and Elvis Presley.
All through the night (1942/107 minutes)
Humphrey Bogart stars in this Warner Bros thriller as a Runyonesque Broadway gambler who turns patriotic when he stumbles onto a cell of Nazi saboteurs. Co-stars Conrad Veidt and Peter Lorre.
The secret cinema presents: 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. First animated feature to win Academy Awards for Best Music, Original Score and Best Music, Original Song for “When You Wish Upon a Star.”
Silver Fleet (1943/88 minutes)
World War II era British thriller about collaboration and sabotage in a Netherlands submarine-building shipyard. Stars Ralph Richardson and Googie Withers.
Peter Ibbetson (1935/85 minutes)
Passion never dies for childhood sweethearts as they grow into lovers. Gary Cooper and Ann Harding, follow their hearts into each other’s dreams and finally the afterlife.