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Saturday, August 2, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: THE RAIN PEOPLE
The Rain People DVD, Color, 101 minutes, 1969, Warner Bros. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola Starring Shirley Knight, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Marya Zimmet, Tom Aldredge, and Laurie Crewes Natalie, unsure of herself, leaves her husband a note and drives away from her home one rainy morning to find herself. While on her search, she meets a lonely man who brings tenderness and tragedy her way. Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m. This program is FREE and subject to last minute c…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, August 3, 2014
2 p.m."The Birds" DVD, Technicolor; 119 minutes, 1963, Universal Pictures, Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock, Starring: Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, and Suzanne Pleshette
A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people there in increasing numbers and with increasing viciousness.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
8 p.m.Art Film August: Herb & Dorothy
M i d - M a n h a t t a n L i b r a r y presents Art Film August Documentary Series Film Screening on Art in NYC Wednesday Evenings in August Herb & Dorothy Directed by Megumi Sasaki (2009) August 6, 2014 8:00 pm DVD, Color, 87 minutes This series will be shown in the Corner Room on the 1st Floor Seating is first come, first served
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Saturday, August 9, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: RUMBLE FISH
Rumble Fish DVD, Black & White, 90 minutes, 1983, Universal Pictures Directed by Francis Ford Coppola Starring Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane, Dennis Hopper, Diana Scarwid, and Vincent Spano Troubled teen Rusty James is a leader of a small dying gang in an industrial town. Living in the shadow of his brother “Motorcycle Boy", Rusty is drawn into one more gang fight and the events that follow begin to change his life. Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m. This progr…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, August 10, 2014
2 p.m."Marnie" DVD, Technicolor; 120 minutes, 1964, Universal Pictures, Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock, Starring: Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, and Diane Baker
Mark marries Marnie although she is a habitual thief and has serious psychological problems, and tries to help her confront and resolve them.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
8 p.m.Art Film August: Herb & Dorothy 50 x 50
M i d - M a n h a t t a n L i b r a r y presents Art Film August Documentary Series Film Screening on Art in NYC Wednesday Evenings in August Herb & Dorothy 50 x 50 Directed by Megumi Sasaki (2013) August 13, 2014 8:00 pm DVD, Color, 86 minutes This series will be shown in the Corner Room on the 1st Floor Seating is first come, first served
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Saturday, August 16, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: THE OUTSIDERS
The Outsiders DVD, Color, 91 minutes, 1983, Warner Bros. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola Starring C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Patrick Swayze, Tom Cruise, and Emilio Estevez In this dramatic interpretation of the novel by S.E. Hinton, teen rivalry in a small Southern town sets the stage for ongoing conflicts between the Greasers and the Socs in rural Oklahoma. Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m. This program is FREE and subject to last minute change or cancel…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, August 17, 2014
2 p.m."Family Plot" DVD, Black and White; 120 minutes, 1976, Universal Pictures, Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock, Starring: Bruce Dern, Barbara Harris, and William Devane
Lighthearted suspense film about a phony psychic/con artist and her taxi driver/private investigator boyfriend who encounter a pair of serial kidnappers while trailing a missing heir in California.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
8 p.m.Art Film August: A Walk Into the Sea: Danny Williams and the Warhol Factory
M i d - M a n h a t t a n L i b r a r y presents Art Film August Documentary Series Film Screening on Art in NYC Wednesday Evenings in August A Walk Into the Sea: Danny Williams and the Warhol Factory Directed by Esther Robinson (2006) August 20, 2014 8:00 pm DVD, Color, 90 minutes This series will be shown in the Corner Room on the 1st Floor Seating is first come, first served
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Saturday, August 23, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: PEGGY SUE GOT MARRIED
Peggy Sue Got Married DVD, Color, 104 minutes, 1986, Columbia Pictures Directed by Francis Ford Coppola Starring Kathleen Turner, Nicolas Cage, Barry Miller, Catherine Hicks, Joan Allen, and Kevin J. O’Connor During her 25th high school class reunion, Peggy Sue, an unhappily middle-aged woman falls unconscious at her high school reunion, but wakes up back in her school days. Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m. This program is FREE and subject to last minute change or cancell…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, August 24, 2014
2 p.m."20,000 Years in Sing, Sing" DVD, Black and White; 81 minutes, 1933, Warner Bros, Directed by: Michael Curtiz, Starring: Bette Davis, Spencer Tracy, and Arthur Byron
Brash hoodlum Tom Connors enters Sing, Sing cocksure of himself and disrespectful toward authority, but his tough but compassionate warden changes him.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
7:30 p.m.Art Film August: Painters Painting: The New York Art Scene 1940-1970
M i d - M a n h a t t a n L i b r a r y presents Art Film August Documentary Series Film Screening on Art in NYC Wednesday Evenings in August Painters Painting: The New York Art Scene 1940-1970 Directed by Emile De Antonio (1973) August 27, 2014 7:30 pm DVD, Color, 116 minutes This series will be shown in the Corner Room on the 1st Floor Seating is first come, first served
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Sunday, September 7, 2014
2 p.m."The Girl from 10th Avenue" DVD, Black and White; 69 minutes, 1935, Warner Bros, Directed by: Alfred E. Green Starring: Bette Davis, Ian Hunter, and Colin Clive
When his fiancée Valentine dumps him, prominent lawyer Geoffrey Sherwood goes on a bender and winds up married to a stranger, Miriam Brady. They decide to give their marriage a chance.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, September 13, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: The Breakfast Club
The Breakfast Club DVD | Color | 1985 | 97 minutes | Rated R A brain, a beauty, a jock, a rebel, and a recluse are forced to spend a Saturday together in high school detention. The five bare their souls to one another and band together against their sadistic principal. Directed by John Hughes Starring Emilio Estevez, Molly Ringwald, Judd Nelson, Paul Gleason, Anthony Michael Hall, and Ally Sheedy Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, September 14, 2014
2 p.m."Dangerous" DVD, Black and White; 79 minutes, 1935, Warner Bros, Directed by: Alfred E. Green, Starring: Bette Davis, Franchot Tone and Margaret Lindsay
An alcoholic actress considered a dangerous jinx is rehabilitated but shows she's as dangerous as ever.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, September 20, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: Sixteen Candles
Sixteen Candles DVD | Color | 1984 | 93 minutes | Rated PG High school sophomore Sam Baker’s entire family has forgotten about her sixteenth birthday due to her sister’s impending wedding. As if life couldn’t get worse, her crush has gotten ahold of a note intended for her best friend. Directed by John Hughes Starring Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Michael Schoeffling, John Cusack, Paul Dooley, and Justin Henry Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, September 21, 2014
2 p.m."Petrified Forest" DVD, Black and White; 82 minutes, 1936, Warner Bros, Directed by: Archie Mayo Starring: Bette Davis, Leslie Howard, and Humphrey Bogart
A waitress, a hobo and a bank robber get mixed up at a lonely diner in the desert.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, September 27, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: Easy A
Easy A DVD | Color | 2010 | 92 minutes | Rated PG-13 In honor of Banned Books Week, and to keep with our Back-to-School theme, we are screening this modern reimagining of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Scarlett Letter." After a little white lie about losing her virginity gets out, a clean-cut high school girl sees her life paralleling Hester Prynne's. Hoping to become popular, she decides to use the rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing. Directed by Will Gluck Starring Emma S…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sunday, September 28, 2014
2 p.m."Jezebel" DVD, Black and White; 104 minutes, 1938, Warner Bros, Directed by: William Wyler, Starring: Bette Davis, Henry Fonda and George Brent
A haughty headstrong Southern Belle in Antebellum Louisiana loses her fiancé due to her stubborn vanity and pride and vows to get him back.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, October 4, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: A Nightmare On Elm Street
A Nightmare On Elm Street DVD, Color, 95 minutes, 1984, New Line Cinema, Rated R Directed by Wes Craven Starring Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp, John Saxon, Ronee Blakley, Amanda Wyss, and Nick Corri Burned alive by the parents of his young victims, Freddy returns years later in the dreams of the surviving Elm Street children. One by one, he terrorizes them within their dreams—where the rules are his and the only way out is to wake up. Films are shown on the 6th floor. Elevators acc…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, October 5, 2014
2 p.m."Dark Victory" DVD, Black and White; 104 minutes, 1939, Warner Bros, Directed by: Edmund Goulding, Starring; Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, George Brent and Ronald Reagan
A young socialite is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, and must decide whether she'll meet her final days with dignity.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, October 11, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Child's Play
Child’s Play DVD, Color, 87 minutes, 1988, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Rated R Directed by Tom Holland Starring Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent, Brad Dourif, Dinah Manoff, and Tommy Swerdlow A young boy learns that his doll is really a serial killer in a doll's body. The killer wants the boy's body for his own, and will kill anyone that gets in his way. Films are shown on the 6th floor. Elevators access the 6th floor at 1:30pm
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, October 12, 2014
2 p.m."The Old Maid" DVD, Black and White; 95 minutes, 1939, Warner Bros, Directed by: Edmund Goudling, Starring; Bette Davis, Miriam Hopkins, and George Brent
The arrival of an ex-lover on a young woman's wedding day sets in motion a chain of events which will alter her and her cousin's lives forever.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, October 18, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: The Lost Boys
The Lost Boys DVD, Color, 92 minutes, 1987, Warner Bros., Rated R Directed by Joel Schumacher Starring Corey Haim, Jason Patric, Dianne Wiest, Edward Herrmann, Bernard Hughes, and Kiefer Sutherland A teen thinks his town of Santa Cruz is infested with vampires, and becomes convinced of it when his own brother starts turning into one. Films are shown on the 6th floor. Elevators access the 6th floor at 1:30pm.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, October 19, 2014
2 p.m."The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex" DVD, Technicolor; 106 minutes, 1939, Warner Bros, Directed by: Michael Curtiz, Starring; Bette Davis, Errol Flynn, and Olivia de Havilland
A depiction of the love/hate relationship between Queen Elizabeth I and Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, October 25, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Shaun Of The Dead
Shaun Of The Dead DVD, Color, 99 minutes, 2004, Focus Features, Rated R Directed by Edgar Wright Starring Simon Pegg, Kate Ashfield, Nick Frost, Lucy Davis, Dylan Moran, and Bill Nighy When flesh eating zombies go on the hunt for a bite to eat, it is up to Shaun and his best pal to save their friends and family from becoming the next entree. Films are shown on the 6th floor. Elevators access the 6th floor at 1:30pm.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, October 26, 2014
2 p.m."Now, Voyager" DVD, Black and White; 117 minutes, 1942, Warner Bros, Directed by: Irving Rapper, Starring; Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, and Claude Rains
A Boston spinster blossoms under therapy and finds impossible romance.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, November 1, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: Hannah and Her Sisters
Hannah and Her Sisters DVD | Color | 1986 | 106 min | MGM | Rated PG-13 A Woody Allen Manhattan mosaic, Hannah and Her Sisters concerns the lives, loves, and infidelities among a tightly-knit artistic clan. Hannah (Mia Farrow) regularly meets with her sisters Holly (Dianne Wiest) and Lee (Barbara Hershey) to discuss the week's events. It's what they don't always tell each other that forms the film's various subplots. Directed by Woody Allen Starring Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, November 2, 2014
2 p.m."Watch on the Rhine" DVD, Black and White, 114 minutes, 1943, Warner Bros, Directed by: Herman Shumlin Starring: Bette Davis, Paul Lukas, and Geraldine Fitzgerald
Sara and Kurt Muller and their three children are returning to her mother's home in Washington DC after 18 years in Europe.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, November 8, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: Broadway Danny Rose
Broadway Danny Rose DVD | Black & White | 1984 | 86 min | MGM | Rated PG Danny Rose (Allen) is a fourth rate talent agent whose client list is filled with some of the oddest acts in show business. A good-hearted loser, Danny is willing to go to extremes to keep his acts happy and get them jobs. It’s this dedication that gets him in trouble when he becomes involved with his top client’s mistress and some unfriendly gangsters who mistake Danny as her lover. Directed by Woody Allen Starring…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, November 9, 2014
2 p.m."Old Acquaintance" DVD, Black and White, 110 minutes, 1943, Warner Bros, Directed by: Vincent Sherman, Starring: Bette Davis, Miriam Hopkins, and Gig Young
Old friends Kit Marlowe and Millie Drake adopt contrasting lifestyles: Kit is a single, critically acclaimed author while married Millie writes popular pulp novels
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, November 15, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: Grumpy Old Men
Grumpy Old Men DVD | Color | 1993 | 104 min | Warner Bros. | Rated PG-13 John and Max are elderly men living next door to each other. They have been arguing and insulting one another for over 50 years. When a new female neighbor moves in next door, both men are attracted to her, and their rivalry intensifies. Directed by Donald Petrie Starring Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ann-Margret, Daryl Hannah, Ossie Davis, and Kevin Pollak This film will be shown on the 6th floor. Elevators access the…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, November 16, 2014
2 p.m."Deception" DVD, Black and White, 112 minutes, 1946, Warner Bros, Directed by: Irving Rapper, Starring: Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, and Claude Rains
A piano teacher believes that her fiancé, a cellist, was killed on the battlefield. When he returns alive, they marry, but are menaced and threatened by a wealthy, egotistical composer she started dating on the rebound.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, November 22, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: The House of Yes
The House of Yes DVD | Color | 1997 | 90 min | Miramax | Rated R Jackie O is anxiously awaiting the arrival of her brother who is coming home for Thanksgiving. She was not prepared for him to bring along his fiancé. It is quickly apparent that her obsession with the Kennedys is nothing compared to her obsession with her brother. Directed by Mark Waters Starring Parker Posey, Josh Hamilton, Tori Spelling, Rachael Leigh Cook, Freddie Prinze Jr., and Genevieve Bujold. This film will be shown o…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, November 23, 2014
2 p.m."Dead Ringer" DVD, Black and White, 115 minutes, 1964, Warner Bros, Directed by: Paul Henreid, Starring: Bette Davis, Karl Malden, and Peter Lawford
The working class twin sister of a callous wealthy woman impulsively murders her out of revenge and assumes the identity of the dead woman. But impersonating her dead twin is more complicated and risky than she anticipated.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, November 29, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: Tadpole
Tadpole DVD | Color | 2002 | 79 min | Miramax | Rated PG-13 On the train home from Chauncey Academy for Thanksgiving weekend, 15-year-old Oscar confides in his friend that he will win the heart of his true love. But there’s one major problem: his true love is his stepmother Eve (Weaver). Directed by Gary Winick Starring Aaron Stanford, Sigourney Weaver, Kate Mara, and Bebe Neuwirth This film will be shown on the 6th floor. Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, November 30, 2014
2 p.m."The Nanny" DVD, Black and White, 91 minutes, 1965, Warner Bros, Directed by: Seth Holt, Starring: Bette Davis, Wendy Craig, and Jill Bennett
Bette Davis stars as an English nanny whose sense of reality is clouded due to some deep dark secret in her past.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, December 6, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: The Nightmare Before Christmas
The Nightmare Before Christmas DVD | Color | 1993 | 76 min | Walt Disney Pictures | Rated PG December 6, 2 p.m., 6th floor Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king of Halloween town is so taken with the idea of Christmas that he tries to get the residents of Halloween town to help him put on Christmas instead of Halloween. Directed by Henry Selick Starring Chris Sarandon, Danny Elfman, Catherine O'Hara, Glenn Shadix, Ken Page, and Paul Reubens This film will be shown on the 6th floor. Elevator…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Families
Sunday, December 7, 2014
2 p.m."Dial M for Murder" DVD, Technicolor; 105 minutes, 1954, Warner Bros, Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, and Robert Cummings
An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, December 13, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Gremlins
Gremlins DVD | Color | 1984 | 111 min | Warner Bros. | Rated PG December 13, 2 p.m., 6th floor Miniature green monsters tear through the small town of Kingston Falls. Hijinks ensue as a mild-mannered bank teller releases these hideous gremlins after gaining a new pet and violating two of three simple rules: No water, no food after midnight, and no bright light. Directed by Joe Dante Starring Zach Galligan, Hoyt Axton, Frances Lee McCain, Phoebe Cates, Polly Holliday, and Scott Brady T…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Families
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