Directed by William Wyler. US. 1942. NR. 2 hours 14 minutes. Warner Bros. 35mm.
This winner of six Academy Awards (including Best Picture and Best Actress) played a major role in rousing the American public to an awareness of what the UK had been enduring prior to our entry into World War II. Greer Garson is most affecting as she and her film husband, Walter Pidgeon, seek to deal with deprivations and danger, and conveying a wholesome and happy home environment in the midst . . .
Directed by George Stevens. US. 1948. NR. 2 hours 14 minutes. Warner Bros. 35mm.
Norwegian immigrant Marta Hanson (Irene Dunne) keeps a firm but loving hand on her household of four children, a devoted husband (Philip Dorn) and a highly educated lodger (Cedric Hardwicke). Through financial crises, illnesses and the small triumphs of everyday life, Marta maintains her optimism and sense of humor, traits she passes on to her aspiring-author daughter (Barbara Bel Geddes . . .
Directed by Howard Hawks. US. 1940. NR. 1 hour 32 minutes. Sony. Digital.
Cary Grant plays a scheming newspaper editor, bound and determined to keep his star reporter (Rosalind Russell) from marrying and leaving his employ. As handled by top director Howard Hawks, the dialogue is fast and clever, and the film moves at a whirlwind pace. If you have never seen this fast, frantic and funny film, do yourself a favor and come join the fun . . .
Directed by Jonathan Demme. US. 1991. R. 1 hour 58 minutes. Park Circus. Digital.
Jodie Foster stars as Clarice Starling, a top student at the FBI’s training academy. Senior Agent Jack Crawford (Scott Glenn) wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be . . .
Directed by Alfred E. Green. 1926. NR. 1 hour minutes. DVD.
The Theatre Organ Society of the Delaware Valley presents a classic silent movie with Don Kinnier at the console!
Frequently tormented by her evil step-mother and step-sisters, Ella Cinders’ (Colleen Moore) fortune is about to change when she wins a local beauty contest. Experiencing her first taste of success, Ella follows her dreams to Hollywood.
Don Kinnier is well known throughout the Northeast for accompanying silent films and . . .
Directed by Michael Curtiz. US. 1938. NR. 1 hour 42 minutes. Warner. Digital.
Filmed in fabulous Technicolor and showcasing the swashbuckling talents of Errol Flynn, The Adventures of Robin Hood is amazing adventure that’s been entertaining audiences for 80 years! When noble King Richard the Lionheart is taken captive while returning from battle, his throne is usurped by his sinister brother Prince John. Vowing to oust Prince John and restore peace and prosperity to England, Sir Robin of Locksley becomes the outlaw . . .
Directed by Norman Jewison. US. 1968. R. 1 hour 42 minutes. Park Circus . Digital.
Steve McQueen defines the ultimate in cool in this stylish and beautifully photographed caper film. McQueen plays a wealthy, jet-setting industrialist whose sideline is stealing art treasures. When a tough, intelligent insurance investigator (Faye Dunaway) gets on the case, a fascinating game of cat-and-mouse ensues . . .