Chestnut Hill Film Group

Margaret Brunton, David & Judith Buten, Rosemary Collins, Marianne & Paul Dodge, John & Carolyn Friedman, Jace Gaffney
Natalie & Ralph Hirshorn, Judith Mallery, Andrew Repasky McElhinney & Nicole Cook, Steven Rea, Martha Repman, Carrie Rickey
Jay Schwartz & Silvia Hortelano Peláez, Harold & Emmy Starr, Ella Torrey, George & Diana Woodward

presents the 41st season of

TUESDAY NIGHTS AT THE MOVIES

Sponsored by The Chestnut Hill Local

at our new home
WOODMERE ART MUSEUM
9201 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia 19118, 215-247-0476

 

FREE screenings Tuesday Nights at 7.30 P.M. – Doors open 6.30 P.M.

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WINTER / SPRING 2015

February 24—THE PRISONER OF ZENDA (1937 / 101 minutes)
Ronald Colman stars in a duel role (as the King and his look-a-like) in producer David O. Selznick’s swashbuckling adventure. Co-stars Raymond Massey, David Niven, C. Aubrey Smith, Mary Astor and Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

March 3—BEAT THE DEVIL(1953 / 100m)
Truman Capote and John Huston spoof the thriller genre in this beloved cult classic featuring Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Robert Morley and Peter Lorre.

March 10—DOUBLE INDEMNITY (1944 / 107m)
Billy Wilder adapts James M. Cain’s novel of smoldering lust and murder-for-profit into a sleek film noir with iconic hard-boiled performances by Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck and Edward G. Robinson.

March 17—LOST HORIZON (1937 / 134 minutes)
The restored version of Frank Capra’s visually opulent, epic fantasy based on the novel by James Hilton about travelers fleeing from war-torn China crash-landing in Tibet’s utopist Shangri-La, where time stands still. Starring Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt, Edward Everett Horton and Thomas Mitchell.

March 24—THE MODEL AND THE MARRIAGE BROKER (1951 / 103 minutes)
Thelma Ritter has a rare lead role as a marriage broker who matches up misfits, including model Jeanne Crain, in this frothy romantic comedy directed by George Cukor and co-starring Zero Mostel.

March 31—GALLIPOLI (1981 / 110 minutes)
Two Australian sprinters face the harsh realities of World War I when they are sent to fight in Turkey. Staring Mel Gibson and Mark Lee and directed by Peter Weir.

April 7—HANDFUL OF DUST (1987 / 118 minutes)
Based on the novel by Evelyn Waugh; a wife’s infidelity hastens the demise of a family of English aristocrats. Stars Alec Guinness, Judi Dench, Anjelica Huston, Rupert Graves, Kristin Scott Thomas and Stephen Fry.

April 14—ARMY OF SHADOWS (1969 / 145 minutes)
Director Jean Pierre Melville’s stunning World War II adventure traces the story of the ordinary people of the French Resistance in the darkest days of the conflict when it seemed as if Germany might win.

April 21—THE CHINA SYNDROME (1979 / 123 minutes)
Extremely tense, white-knuckle thriller about TV reporter Jane Fonda and her cameraman Michael Douglas exploring a high-reaching cover up about near-sighted cost-cutting measures at a nuclear plant. Co-stars Jack Lemmon in one of his greatest performances as an ethical Nuclear engineer. 2014-15 Season Finale!