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Saturday, March 15, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: A Fistful of Dollars
A Fistful of DollarsDirected by Sergio LeoneStarring Clint Eastwood, Gian, Maria Volonté, Marianne Koch, Sieghardt Rupp, José Calvo, and Wolfgang Lukschy DVD, Color, 100 minutes, 1964, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer A cynical gunfighter who comes to a small border town offers his services to two rivaling gangs. Neither gang is aware of his double play and each thinks they are using him, but the stranger will outwit them both. Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m.All programs are FREE and subject…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, March 16, 2014
2 p.m."Top Hat" DVD, Black and White; 101 minutes, 1935, Warner Bros, Directed by Mark Sandrich. Starring: Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire and Edward Everett Horton
An American dancer comes to Britain and falls for a model whom he initially annoyed, but she mistakes him for his goofy producer.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, March 22, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Shenandoah
Shenandoah Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen Starring James Stewart, Rosemary Forsyth, Glenn Corbett, Philip Alford, Doug McClure, and Patrick Wayne DVD, Color, 106 minutes, 1965, Universal Pictures A Virginia farmer during the Civil War refuses to support either the Confederacy or the Union until his son is taken prisoner and he is forced at last to take a stand. Based on a story by Stuart N. Lake. Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m. All programs are FREE and sub…
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Sunday, March 23, 2014
2 p.m."In the Good Old Summertime" DVD, Technicolor; 102 minutes, 1949, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Directed by Robert Z. Leonard. Starring: Judy Garland, Van Johnson and Spring Byington
A musical adaptation of "THE SHOP AROUND THE CORNER," IN THE GOOD OLD SUMMERTIME features Judy Garland and Van Johnson as shop clerks who get on each others nerves, but fall in love as pen pals. An irresistibly charming film.
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Saturday, March 29, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Two Mules for Sister Sara
Two Mules for Sister Sara Directed by Don Siegel Starring Clint Eastwood, Shirley MacLaine, Manolo Fábregas, Alberto Morín, Armando Silvestre, and John Kelly DVD, Color, 114 minutes, 1970, Universal Pictures A plains drifter cowboy single-handedly rescues a local nun from a gang of attackers . Along the way the soft spoken hero discovers that the nun is not what she seems. Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m. All programs are FREE and subject to last-minute change…
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Sunday, March 30, 2014
2 p.m."Summer Stock" DVD,Technicolor; 109 minutes,1950, Warner Bros Directed by Charles Walters. Starring: Judy Garland, Gene Kelly and Eddie Bracken
A small-town farmer, down on her luck, finds her homestead invaded by a theatrical troupe invited to stay by her ne'er-do-well sister.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, April 6, 2014
2 p.m."The Man Who Knew Too Much" DVD, Black and White; 75 minutes, 1934, Universal Pictures Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Starring: Leslie Banks, Edna Best and Peter Lorre
A man and his wife receive a clue to an imminent assassination attempt, only to learn that their daughter has been kidnapped to keep them quiet.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, April 12, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: RANCHO NOTORIOUS
Rancho Notorious Directed by Fritz Lang Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Mel Ferrer, Arthur Kennedy, William Frawley, Lloyd Gough, Gloria Henry A western based on the story "Gunsight Whitman" by Silvia Richards. Vern Haskell (Kennedy), a nice rancher, seeks to avenge his fiancé's death when she is killed during a robbery. His revenge leads him to Chuck-a-luck, Altar Keane's (Dietrich) ranch set up to hide criminals, and he finds more than he bargains for. DVD, Color, 89 minutes, 1952, Warner Br…
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Sunday, April 13, 2014
2 p.m."The 39 Steps" DVD, Black and White; 87 minutes, 1935, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock Starring Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, and Lucie Mannheim
A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent. But when the agent is killed and he stands accused, he must go on the run to both save himself and also stop a spy ring trying to steal top secret information.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, April 27, 2014
2 p.m."Sabotage" DVD, Black and White; 76 minutes, 1936, Metro-Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock Starring: Sylvia Sydney, Oscar Homolka, and John Loder
A Scotland Yard undercover detective is on the trail of a saboteur who is part of a plot to set off a bomb in London. But when the detective's cover is blown, the plot begins to unravel.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, May 4, 2014
2 p.m."Young & Innocent" DVD, Black and White, 84 minutes, 1937, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Starring: Nova Pilbeam, Derrick De Marney, and Percy Marmont
Man on the run from a murder charge enlists a beautiful stranger who must put herself at risk for his cause.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, May 10, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: THE REDHEAD FROM WYOMING
The Redhead from WyomingDirected by Lee SholemStarring: Maureen O'Hara, Alex Nicol, William Bishop, Alexander Scourby, Dennis Weaver, and Robert StraussO’Hara plays a saloon proprietress protecting the identity of a cattle rustler. Complications ensue when she falls in love with the very sheriff who intends to bring the rustler to justice.DVD, Color, 80 minutes, 1953, Universal PicturesElevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m.This program is FREE and subject to last minute change or cancell…
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Sunday, May 11, 2014
2 p.m."Spellbound" DVD, Technicolor, 111 minutes, 1945, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Michael Chekhov, and Gregory Peck
A psychiatrist protects the identity of an amnesia patient accused of murder while attempting to recover his memory.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, May 17, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: THE NAKED SPUR
The Naked Spur Directed by Anthony Mann Starring: James Stewart, Robert Ryan, Millard Mitchell, Ralph Meeker, and Janet Leigh A bounty hunter tries to bring a murderer to justice, and is forced to accept the help of two strangers who are less than trustworthy. When they learn there is a $5000 bounty, greed starts to get the better of them. DVD, Color, 91 minutes, 1953, Warner Bros. Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m. This program is FREE and subject to last minute change or ca…
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Sunday, May 18, 2014
2 p.m."The Paradine Case" DVD, Black and White, 125 minutes, 1947, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Starring: Gregory Peck, Ann Todd, and Charles Laughton
A happily married London barrister falls in love with the accused poisoner he is defending.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, May 31, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: LAW AND ORDER
Law and Order Directed by Nathan Juran Starring: Ronald Reagan, Dorothy Malone, Preston Foster, and Dennis Weaver Having cleaned up Tombstone, marshal Frame Johnson quits after an attempted lynching, and hopes to settle down on a ranch near Cottonwood. Before he can do so, he may have to clean up Cottonwood, too. How great a sacrifice will he make for law and order? DVD, Color, 80 minutes, 1953, Universal Pictures Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m. This program is FREE and su…
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Sunday, June 1, 2014
2 p.m."Rope" DVD, Technicolor, 80 minutes, 1948, Universal Pictures Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Starring: James Stewart, John Dall, and Farley Granger
Two young men strangle their "inferior" classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the "perfection" of their crime. Inspired by a real-life case of murder.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, June 8, 2014
2 p.m."I Confess" DVD, Black and White, 95 minutes, 1953, Warner Bros Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Starring: Montgomery Cliff, Anne Baxter, and Karl Malden
Refusing to give into police investigators' questions of suspicion, due to the seal of confession, a priest becomes the prime suspect in a murder.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, June 14, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Bend of the River
Bend of the River Directed by Anthony Mann Starring: James Stewart, Julie Adams, Arthur Kennedy, Rock Hudson, Lori Nelson, and Jay C. Flippen Glyn McLyntock (Stewart) assists a group of settlers heading west and befriends a cattle thief about to be lynched. The problems get worse as they encounter hostile Native tribes and gold miners. It's up to Glyn to turn the tables on his former friend and save the day. DVD, Color, 92 minutes, 1952, Universal Studios Elevators access the 6th floor af…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, June 15, 2014
2 p.m."Money and Honey" 麵包情人 Directed by: Jasmine LEE Ching-hui 李靖惠 2011, 95 min. with English subtitles
This is an Asian epic documentary on migrant workers spanning thirteen years. Both the Filipino caretakers and the elderly suffer from homesickness in a Taipei nursing home. The caretakers comfort themselves by singing “No Money, No Honey.” What price do they have to pay for love and livelihood? Can their dreams ever come true? All movies and film information are provided by Taipei Cultural Center, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, June 21, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Night Passage
Night Passage Directed by James Neilson Starring James Stewart, Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea, Dianne Foster, Elaine Stewart, and Brandon de Wilde Grant McLaine (Stewart) is the level-headed brother of firebrand gunslinger The Utica Kid (Murphy). When Grant is entrusted to guard a train delivering $10,000, the Kid's gang holds up the train and steals the money. Grant takes off to hunt his felonious brother down, resulting in a face off. DVD, Color, 91 minutes, 1957, Universal Studios Elevato…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, June 22, 2014
2 p.m."Ripples of Desire" 花漾 Directed by: Zero Chou 周美玲 2012, 122 min. with English subtitles
In this tale of jealousy and passion, set in the 17th century on a floating island populated by pirates, two sisters, Snow and Frost, train to become the island’s top courtesans. Virtuous and kind-hearted, Snow quickly falls in love with her teacher. Frost, on the other hand, believes that to survive, she needs to learn the art of manipulation. All movies and film information are provided by Taipei Cultural Center, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, June 28, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: The Rare Breed
The Rare Breed Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen Starring James Stewart, Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith, Juliet Mills, Don Galloway, and David Brian Headstrong widow Martha Price (O’Hara) and her daughter Hilary (Mills) travel from England to Texas to sell their prize bull. Along the way, drifter Sam Burnett (Stewart) helps them on their journey and is attracted to Hilary yet tempted to scam them. DVD, Color, 97 minutes, 1966, Universal Studios Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m. Thi…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, June 29, 2014
2 p.m."The Golden Child" 金孫 Directed by: She-wei Chou 周旭薇 2012, 86 min. with English subtitles
In a small Taiwanese village, a traditional housewife arranges a marriage between her only son and a young Vietnamese woman. She wants her immigrant daughter-in-law is to share domestic chores and bear a grandchild. However, such a simple plan leads to unexpected dismay and surprises. All movies and film information are provided by Taipei Cultural Center, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
12 noon2014 World Cup Viewing: Argentina vs. Switzerland
Olá. Futbol / Soccer fans! Tudo bem? Let’s get together to watch the World Cup as the Argentina takes on Switzerland today @ noon. The place is FIRST FLOOR CORNER ROOM . 2014 FIFA World Cup™
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4 p.m.2014 World Cup Viewing
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Olá. Futbol / Soccer fans! Tudo bem? Let’s get together to watch the World Cup as the US takes on Belgium today @ 4pm. The place is FIRST FLOOR CORNER ROOM . 2014 FIFA World Cup™
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Sunday, July 6, 2014
2 p.m.Canceled
"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
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
4 p.m.Canceled
2014 World Cup Viewing
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Olá. Futbol / Soccer fans! Tudo bem? Let’s get together to watch the World Cup SEMI-FINALS streamed from Estadio Mineirao Belo Horizonte @ 4pm. The place is FIRST FLOOR CORNER ROOM 2014 FIFA World Cup™ Streaming from Univision in Spanish.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
4 p.m.Canceled
2014 World Cup Viewing
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Olá. Futbol / Soccer fans! Tudo bem? Let’s get together to watch the World Cup SEMI-FINALS streamed from SEMI-FINALS Arena de Sao Paulo Sao Paulo @ 4pm. The place is FIRST FLOOR CORNER ROOM 2014 FIFA World Cup™ Streaming from Univision in Spanish.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, July 12, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: AFTER HOURS
After Hours Directed by Martin Scorsese Starring: Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Linda Fiorentino, Teri Garr, Catherine O’Hara, John Heard, Verna Bloom, Tommy Chong, and Cheech Marin Paul Hackett (Dunne) embarks on a trip to SoHo for a date with a woman (Arquette) he met earlier that day. When his $20 bill flies out the taxi window, that’s just the start of a series of awkward, surreal and life-threatening situations with a colorful cast of characters. He spends the rest of the bizarre ni…
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Sunday, July 13, 2014
2 p.m."Rear Window" DVD, Technicolor, 112 minutes, 1954, Universal Pictures, Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Starring; James Stewart, Grace Kelly, and Thelma Ritter
A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, July 19, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: ALICE DOESN'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE
Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore Directed by Martin Scorsese Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Kris Kristofferson, Alfred Lutter, Diane Ladd, Billy “Green” Bush, Jodie Foster, and Harvey Keitel When Alice Hyatt (Burstyn) is suddenly widowed after years of domesticity, she decides to travel to California with her son to pursue the singing career she gave up when she got married. Short on cash, Alice begins waitressing in Tucson and is weary to begin a relationship with a farmer (Kristofferson) due to…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, July 20, 2014
2 p.m."The Trouble with Harry" DVD, Black and White, 99 minutes, 1955, Universal Pictures. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Starring; Edmund Gwenn, John Forsythe, and Shirley MacLaine
The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and everyone seems to have a different idea of what needs to be done with his body.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, July 26, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: BATMAN FOREVER
Batman Forever Directed by Joel Schumacher Starring: Val Kilmer, Tommy Lee Jones, Jim Carrey, Nicole Kidman, Chris O'Donnell, and Michael Gough Robin has teamed up with Batman, and this time evil is in the guise of The Riddler adn Harvey 'Two Face' Dent. Batman has added tension as psychologist Chase Meridian is anxious to find out who Batman is. DVD, Color, 120 minutes, 1995, Rated PG-13, Warner Bros. Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m. This program is FREE and subject to las…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, July 27, 2014
2 p.m."Vertigo" DVD, Technicolor, 128 minutes, 1958, Universal Pictures, Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock, Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novack, and Barbara Bel Geddes
A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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
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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…
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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.
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