Spartanburg SC Public Library Sponsors: “Cinema Sandwiched In”

by on November 17th, 2010
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The Spartanburg SC Public Headquarters Library is hosting “Cinema Sandwiched In” for the rest of January 2012 and through February. This event is free for the public and you can bring your own lunch and enjoy a classic film on designated Wednesdays at 12:15 PM in the Barrett Room. This is a great opportunity to make new friends and see some free films you may not have seen before. Visit the link above for directions and a map to the library. Following is a brief synopsis of each film and the date/time they will be shown.

“Cinema Sandwiched In” Schedule

January 18, 2012 @ 12:15 p.m. – Alfred Hitchcock’s “Rebecca” (1940)

Rebecca is a 1940 Hitchcock film with drama, romance, and mystery! Starring Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine, The young and na├»ve wife of an older rich widow, Maxim de Winter finds out quickly after moving into the gigantic mansion of her husband that his former wife (Rebecca) who died the year before in a boating accident still has an uncanny hold on both her husband and the staff in the mansion. This film won 2 Oscars in its day. A memorable quote from the movie was when Maxim said “You thought I loved Rebecca? You thought that? I hated her!”

February 1, 2012 @ 12:15 p.m. -Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)

This 1948 film is a comedy and romance. Starring Cary Grant and Myrna Loy, the Blandings decide to ditch their tiny apartment in New York to move to the country and build a large home of their own. Sooner than later, they find out the task isn’t as easy as they thought.

February 8, 2012 @ 12:15 p.m. - Gentleman Prefer Blondes (1953)

The stars in this 1953 flick are Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, and Charles Coburn, and they provide a mix of music, comedy, and drama! The play centers around Lorelei (Monroe), and Dorothy (Russell), two lounge singers who we follow on a cruise making their way to Paris. Along the way, they meet many handsome and eligible men and enjoy their company. The signature song of this movie is the well known “Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend.”

February 29, 2012 @ 12:15 p.m. – The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)

A combination of drama, fantasy, and mystery, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir finds young widow Lucy Muir in her cottage by the British seaside falling in love with the ghost and former owner (Captain Gregg). When a “real” live man shows up, Lucy and her ghost find themselves having to confront their feelings for each other.

Any of these classic films will provide you an afternoon of nostalgic entertainment. Don’t forget to pack you a lunch and keep these dates so you can take advantage of a wonderful opportunity hosted by Spartanburg’s Public Library System. Invite some friends and get to the Barrett Room as early as you can. Seats and tables are limited.

References:

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