Coolidge Corner Branch Library
31 Pleasant Street, Brookline MA 02446
Refreshments 1:00 p.m.
Film 1:30 p.m.
Jun 13, 2013
Comedy-drama about life on a not particularly important ship of the US Navy during WW2. Henry Fonda returned to films after an eight-year absence in this masterful adaptation of the actor's Broadway hit, which won a Pulitzer Prize for drama. Jack Lemmon won Best Supporting Actor. Also with James Cagney and William Powell. 1955, 2 hr. 3 min.
Jun 20, 2013
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. He is determined to rebuild his life. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own. An unexpected bond begins to form between them, and silver linings appear in both of their lives. Won 2013 Oscar for Best Actress – Jennifer Lawrence. Stars: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro. 2012, R, 2 hr. 2 min.
Jun 27, 2013
A million dollar tycoon hires a tutor to teach his girlfriend proper etiquette. Garson Kanin's Broadway hit was transferred to the screen with George Cukor as director. Judy Holliday won an Oscar for her portrayal of the not-so-dumb blonde girlfriend, over both Bette Davis in All About Eve and Gloria Swanson in Sunset Boulevard -- quite a year for memorable female roles. Also stars Broderick Crawford and William Holden. 1950, 1 hr, 43 min.