Wednesday Movies

Movies at the Southbury Public Library

Wednesday afternoons at 1:00 P.M.

(Starting the second Wednesday of the month)




Sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library

Connecticut Libraries provide the films.

(Infrared Listening System Available)

CC: Closed Captions

 No “Wednesday at the Movies” during the month of December.




Jan. 14th:    MEET JOHN DOE (1941) 2 HOURS 45 MIN. CC

Cast: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Walter Brennan, Edward Arnold, James Gleason, Gene Lockhart, Irving Bacon

A genial homeless unemployed baseball pitcher is hoaxed into protesting against existing social evils as a newspaper circulation stunt.  His plea to the “little man”for brotherly love and democratic good will results in John Doe clubs being formed thoughout the country. The question is will his conscience get the better of him.


Jan. 21st:    POIROT “PERIL AT END HOUSE” (1990) 1 HOUR AND 43 MIN.

Cast: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

While on holiday in Cornwall, Hercule Poirot suffers a fall and stumbles onto more than just a turned ankle when he encounters the pretty Nick Buckley, an accident-prone heiress of a local estate and the suvivor of several near-fatal mishaps.  Poirot suspects more than mere chance is behind these events. 


Jan. 28th:    THE TALK OF THE TOWN (1942) 1 HOUR AND 48MIN.

Cast: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Ronald Colman

Nominated for six Oscars including Best Picture.
A fugitive, falsely accused of murder, is aided by a schoolteacher and a Supreme Court nominee in George Stevens’ serio-comic look at law and justice in America.