FICC Classic Movie Night Wait Until Dark (1967)

  • 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.

Classic Movie Night continues Sundays at 7PM,
beginning July 3,
at the F.I. Theater thru July and August.

July 10
Wait Until Dark (1967)-suspense   108 min.

Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., Jack Weston.

    In an Oscar-nominated performance, Hepburn is a blind woman hounded by 3 thugs looking for drugs.

July 17
Singing in the Rain (1952)-musical 102 min.

Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Donald O’Connor, Best Picture nominee. Directed by Kelly and Stanley Donen.

     Musical story of 3 people trying to break into the movies during the transition from silent to talkies.

July 24
Spartacus (1960)-Roman epic  197 min. w/ intermission, Best Picture nominee.

Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Peter Ustinov [Oscar], Tony Curtis.

     Story of slave revolt in ancient Rome, often seen as allegory for current events. Kubrick directed.

July 31
North by Northwest (1959)-mystery 136 min. Hitchcock!

Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Martin Landau, Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

     A business man is mistaken for a spy by foreign agents and a murderer by the U.S. government.

Sunday, Aug. 7
The War of the Worlds (1953)-sci-fi 85 min. Oscar-winning special effects.

Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Directed by Byron Haskin.

     The original film version of the H.G. Wells novel of a Martian invasion of earth. Not the Spielberg film.

Sunday, Aug. 14
From Here to Eternity (1953)-drama 118 min. Multiple Oscar winner, including Picture.

Burt Lancaster, Deborah Kerr, Frank Sinatra, Montgomery Clift, Donna Reed (Oscar).

Based on the best seller by James Jones and rated in the top 10 films ever made by the American Film Institute, this drama weaves together multiple character stories at Pearl Harbor just before the attack. Sinatra and Reed both won Oscars.

Sunday, Aug. 21
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)-crime drama  Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Gene Hackman.

     111 min. Rated R.                                                                 Estelle Parsons (Oscar), Directed by Arthur Penn

The true exploits of bank robbers Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker during the Depression are told here, in a landmark film that set new standards in the depiction of violence.

Sunday, Aug. 28
City Slickers (1991)-comedy   112 min. Rated PG-13.

Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby, Jack Palance (Oscar), Directed by Ron Underwood.

A group of friends from NYC embark on a vacation/cattle drive in the West. One of Billy Crystal’s best.

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