Wednesday at the Movies
Wednesday afternoons at 1:00pm
Kingsley Meeting Room A & B
(Starting the 2nd Wednesday of the month)
No Registration Necessary
Surround Sound Theater
Sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library
Connecticut Libraries provide the films.
(Infrared Listening System Available)
October 2014 Movies
October 8th: THE AFRICAN QUEEN (1951) 1 HOUR AND 49 MIN. CC
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley, Theodore Bikel, Peter Bullr
Based on the novel by C.S. Forester
At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down a mission in Africa. Rose is one of the survivors and her only way out of the area is on the “African Queen” steamboat. The boat is manned by the ill-mannered bachelor, Charlie. Together they embark on a long difficult journey steaming up the Ulana River without any comfort.
October 15th: ALEXANDER’S RAGTIME BAND (1938) 1 HOUR AND 49 MIN. CC
Cast: Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Ethel Merman
The jaunty rhythms of Irving Berlin drive Alexander’s Ragtime Band, an epic musical that follows the up-and-down romance of a young bandleader and the singer he loves.
October 22nd: MY BOY JACK (2007) 1 HOUR AND 35 MIN. CC
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, David Haig, Kim Cattrall
It’s 1914 and the British Empire’s greatest supporter, Rudyard Kipling, is at the peak of his literary fame. Kipling’s son Jack is determined to play his part in the imminent war with Germany but finds himself rejected due to his poor eyesight. Kipling uses his influence to land Jack a commission in the Irish Guards.
October 29th: MOM MEILLEUR AMI=MY BEST FRIEND (2006) 1 HOUR AND 35 MIN. CC
French dialogue with English subtitles
Cast: Daniel Auteuil, Dany Boon, Julie Gayet, Julie Durand, Jacques Mathou
Unlikeable antiques dealer Francois always gets what he wants, but there’s one thing he’s never had: a friend. Challenged to a bet by his business partner, Francois must find someone who will pose as his best pal in just 10 days.