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CAPRA

Friday, October 10 – Thursday, October 23 

Throughout Hollywood’s Golden Age, Frank Capra (1897-1991) dominated the box office and Oscar night, producing and directing films that have been bona fide classics ever since. Starting as a lowly gagman, Capra meteorically rose within ten years to “name above the title” director – an auteur before there was a name for it. Populating his own vision of America with a raffish parade of character players, in support of stars whose careers he helped mold (Stanwyck, Stewart, and Jean Arthur), and those he capped (Gable, Colbert, and Cooper), Capra combined the most populist of content with the most elaborate and sophisticated of technique. Despite the cynics, “Capraesque” is a quality today’s producers would kill for – but it took the master, Frank Capra himself, to produce the genuine article.

Special thanks to Grover Crisp, Chris Lane, Rita Belda, Michael Horne (Sony Pictures), Tim Lanza (Cohen Media Group), Lynanne Schweighofer (Library of Congress), Nicole Woods, Kristie Nakamura (Warner Bros.), Judy Nicaud (Paramount Pictures), Joseph McBride, and Tom and Kris Capra.

Films in this Series

Friday, October 10 – Saturday, October 11

1:204:007:009:45

Sunday, October 12 – Monday, October 13

SUN1:103:308:15
MON1:103:309:35

Sunday, October 12

6:00

Monday, October 13

7:00 ONLY

Tuesday, October 14

12:303:10

Tuesday, October 14

6:30 ONLY

Tuesday, October 14

8:00

Wednesday, October 15

12:403:00 8:00

Wednesday, October 15

6:30 ONLY

Thursday, October 16

LADY FOR A DAY
2:507:00
BROADWAY BILL
12:454:509:00

2 films for 1 admission - tickets available at box office only

Friday, October 17

AMERICAN MADNESS
12:304:007:35
THE BITTER TEA OF GENERAL YEN
2:105:409:15

2 films for 1 admission - tickets available at box office only

Saturday, October 18

12:302:357:109:20

Saturday, October 18

4:40

Sunday, October 19

11:00 AM

Sunday, October 19 – Monday, October 20

SUN1:00 5:40 8:15
MON 12:30

Sunday, October 19

3:40

Monday, October 20

3:008:00

Monday, October 20

6:40 ONLY

Tuesday, October 21

PLATINUM BLONDE
12:304:10 7:50
THE MIRACLE WOMAN
2:20 6:00 9:40

2 films for 1 admission - tickets available at box office only

Wednesday, October 22

12:30

Wednesday, October 22

2:505:30 8:00

Thursday, October 23

1:003:407:009:40