Be surprised. Join us for a movie every Friday night in October, introduced with wit and humor by Movie Man Nick Alphin. More information, including film titles, can be found in the library or on our website. October 5, 12, 19, 26 Fridays at 7:00 pm at the library.
This series of films includes:
Oct. 5, Anne of the Thousand Days (1969). Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn. Director: Charles Jarrott; Writers: Bridget Boland (screenplay), John Hale (screenplay); Stars: Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold, Irene Papas.
Oct. 12, Frankenstein (1931). An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses. Director: James Whale; Writers: John L. Balderston (based upon the composition by), Mary Shelley (from the novel by) (as Mrs. Percy B. Shelley); Stars: Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff.
Oct. 19, Young Frankenstein (1974). An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that his grandfather was not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body. Director: Mel Brooks; Writers: Gene Wilder (screen story and screenplay), Mel Brooks (screen story and screenplay); Stars: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman.
Oct. 26, A Far Off Place (1993). The witty Nonni and the stuck-up city-boy Harry are the only ones to survive a massacre of a gang of poachers among the gamekeeper's family on his lonesome farm in the savanna. Director: Mikael Salomon; Writers: Laurens van der Post (books), Robert Caswell (screenplay); Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Ethan Embry, Jack Thompson.