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Movies at Woodmere

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

7:30-9:30pm (doors open at 7pm)

12 Angry Men (1957/96 minutes)
September 24

Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, and E.G. Marshall star in director Sidney Lumet’s gripping, claustrophobic death-penalty jury deliberation drama.

Lured (1947/102 minutes)
October 1

Lucille Ball, before she was Lucy, impresses in director Douglas Sirk’s film noir. Suspects include George Sanders and Boris Karloff.
No film screening on October 8

The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936/82 minutes)

October 15

H.G. Wells’s cosmic comedy where Roland Young becomes a superman. Presented by The Secret Cinema using archival 16mm prints (with surprise short subjects preceding the feature).

Vertigo (1958/128 minutes)

October 22

Hitchcock’s masterpiece of obsession and deception starring James Stewart, Kim Novak, and Barbara Bel Geddes. Music by Bernard Herrmann.

Diabolique (1955/117 minutes)

October 29

Twists and shocks begin as two women plot the perfect murder only to have the body disappear. In French with English subtitles.

Kansas City (1996/116 minutes)

November 5

Jean Harlow–crazed Jennifer Jason Leigh kidnaps the governor’s wife (Miranda Richardson) in an effort to blackmail mobster (Harry Belafonte) in Robert Altman’s gritty 1930s jazz melodrama.

Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958/106 minutes)

November 12

Caper comedy and parody of neorealism starring Marcello Mastroianni. In Italian with English subtitles.

The Man Who Would Be King (1975/129 minutes)

November 19

Sean Connery and Michael Caine are two rogue, British ex-soldiers who venture deep into India where the former is recognized as a god among the natives.

My Man Godfrey (1936/94 minutes)

November 26

Screwball comedy ensues when flighty socialite Carole Lombard hires down-on-his-luck bum William Powell to be the family butler.

Sweet Smell of Success (1957/96 minutes)

December 3

Burt Lancaster is an all-powerful newspaper columnist, and Tony Curtis is his minor press agent stooge in this corrosive and ironic film noir of New York nightlife in the 1950s.

Christmas Dreams (2015/80 minutes)

December 10

The story of "The Little Drummer Boy" is fused with The Nutcracker ballet in this wordless, musical fantasia.