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Mickey, Magic, and Mayhem: Summertime Films at Jefferson Market

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Monday, August 4, 2014, 6 p.m.
  • Monday, August 11, 2014, 6 p.m.
  • Monday, August 18, 2014, 6 p.m.
  • Monday, August 25, 2014, 6 p.m.

Program Locations:

Jefferson Market Library (Map and directions)
Fully accessible to wheelchairs

  Films are shown Mondays at 6:00 pm, in the first floor auditorium.

                                   All films are free and open to the public. 

June 2nd: Heavenly Creatures (1994;99mins.) Dir: Peter JacksonTwo girls have an intense fantasy life; their parents, concerned the fantasy is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge. Starring Kate Winslet, Melanie Lynskey. 

June 9th: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004;108mins.) Dir: Michel GondryA couple undergo a procedure to erase each other from their memories when their relationship turns sour, but it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with. Starring Kate Winslet, Jim Carrey. 

June 16th: Daisy Kenyon (1947;99mins.) Dir: Otto Preminger. Daisy Kenyon is a lovelorn commercial artist caught in a romantic triangle with two men-- one she loves but cannot have and one whose love she cannot return. Daisy finds herself torn between her obligations and her passions. Starring Joan Crawford, Henry Fonda. 

June 23rd: Babes in Arms (1939;94 min.) Dir: Busby Berkely. Learning that his parents are in financial straits, the son of a famous vaudeville team rounds up all the stage kids and puts on a lavish show to raise money. The future looks rosy until a hurricane washes the whole enterprise away on opening night. Starring Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland! 

June 30th: Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938;91mins.) Dir: George B. Seitz. The big Christmas dance is coming and Andy has dates with two girls, his steady girlfriend Polly and voluptuous Cynthia. The new kid next door does all she can to get him out of this jam. Starring Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland! 

July 7th: National Velvet (1944;123mins.) Dir: Clarence BrownA jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes. Starring Elizabeth Taylor, Mickey Rooney. 

July 14th: The V.I.P.s (1963;119mins.) Dir: Anthony AsquithFog delays a group of travelers headed for New York. They wait at the V.I.P. lounge of London Airport, each at a moment of crisis in his or her life. Starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton. 

July 21st: The Taming of the Shrew (1967;122mins.) Dir: Franco ZeffirelliPetruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman in search of a wealthy wife. Katharina is a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before finally marrying him. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate. Starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton. 

July 28th: A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935;133mins.) Dir: William Dieterle. Max Reinhardt.  Shakespeare's classic play, acted by old Hollywood favorites including James Cagney, Mickey Rooney, and Olivia de Havilland. 

August 4th: Bloody Mama (1970;90mins.) Dir: Roger Corman. Machine gun totin' Ma Barker leads her family gang on a crime spree in the Depression era. Her loyal brood have every perversion imaginable. Starring Shelly Winters.

August 11th: The Trip (1967;85mins.) Dir: Roger Corman. Paul's wife has left him, and he seeks the help of his friend, a self-styled guru who's an advocate of LSD. Paul asks John to be the guide on his first "trip". Starring Peter Fonda, Bruce Dern. 

August 18th: Viva Las Vegas (1964;85mins.) Dir: George SidneyRace car driver Lucky Jackson goes to Las Vegas to earn money to pay for a new engine for his motor car. Working as a waiter, he still finds the time to court young Rusty Martin. Starring Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret. 

August 25th: Newsies (1992;121mins.) Dir: Kenny Ortega. A musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business. Starring Christian Bale, Bill Pullman.

 

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