Classic Movie Night is back at the Community Center’s Great Room on Thursdays at 7:00 pm, The Great Room on the 2nd floor of the FICC, is accessible with the elevator in full working order.
- NY State has dropped the mask mandate, so it is no longer mandatory to wear a mask at the movie.
- Admission is by donation. Microwave popcorn, soda, and water will be available, also by donation.
Each film will be introduced by David Hoch, a retired English professor who has taught several different film courses.
Thursday, May 19- Seven Days in May (1964)- political thriller, 118 min.
Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Ava Gardner, Fredric March, Edmond O’Brien; script by Rod Serling.
Directed by John Frankenheimer; absorbing, believable story of a military plot to overthrow the govt.
Thursday, May 26- Friendly Persuasion (1956)- Civil War drama, 140 min.
Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins, Marjorie Main, Directed by William Wyler.
Charming account of Quaker family struggling to maintain its identity during the Civil War.
Thursday, June 2- The Longest Day (1962)- war drama, 172 min.
John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, Henry Fonda, Richard Burton, Sean Connery, Robert Ryan, Rod Steiger.
Brilliant retelling of the Allied invasion of Normandy. One of the all-time great epic WWII films.
Thursday, June 9- American Graffiti (1973)- comedy, 110 min. Rated PG
Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Cindy Williams, Paul LeMat, Harrison Ford, Directed by George Lucas.
Entertaining, insightful mosaic of youngsters “coming of age” after high school graduation in 1962.
Thursday, June 16- The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)- adventure, 102 min.
Errol Flynn, Olivia de Haviland, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains, Alan Hale, Directed by Michael Curtiz.
Dashing Flynn, lovely de Haviland, evil Rathbone in the definitive swashbuckler. Oscar-winning score.
Thursday, June 23- To Have and Have Not (1944)- film noir, 100 min.
Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan, Directed by Howard Hawks from Hemingway story.
Bacall’s film debut and 1st pairing with Bogart, story of French Resistance set on WWII era Martinique.
Tuesday, June 28- The Professionals (1966)- western, 117 min.
Note- Tuesday, not Thursday!
Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan, Claudia Cardinale, Woody Strode, Jack Palance.
Written and directed by Richard Brooks, a railroad tycoon hires gunfighters to rescue kidnapped wife.
Classic Movie Night continues Sundays, beginning July 3, at the F.I. Theater thru July and August.