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Now in its 20th year, the Throwback Thursday Film Series screens a variety of classic movies for an adult audience.

November Theme: Second Chances

November 2: All I Desire (1953) NR

In 1910, a show girl (Barbara Stanwyck) returns to the small town and family she had abandoned a decade earlier, shocking the residents and re-igniting old affairs and animosities. Richard Carlson, Maureen O’Sullivan, and Richard Long costar under the direction of Douglas Sirk. 1 hr 20 min 

November 9: A Street Cat Named Bob (2016) NR 

A recovering drug addict is adopted by a stray cat, transforming and enriching both of their lives. This true-life, feel-good story stars Luke Treadaway and features the actual Bob the Cat playing himself. 1 hr 43 min  Watch trailer

November 16: Lord Jim (1965) NR 

In the late 1800s, a merchant marine (Peter O’Toole), discharged from the service for cowardice, seeks redemption by protecting a Southeast Asian native tribe from a ruthless warlord. Based on the novel by Joseph Conrad, this epic adventure film costars James Mason, Curd Jurgens, and Jack Hawkins. 2 h 34 min 

November 23: Library closed for Thanksgiving 

November 30: A Woman’s Face (1941) NR 

A woman’s badly scarred face leads her into a life of crime. Plastic surgery corrects this, giving her a second chance at life, if she can resist the malevolent scheme of her new beau. Joan Crawford, Melvyn Douglas, and Conrad Veidt star under the direction of George Cukor in this top-notch melodrama. 1 h 46 min 



November 30, 2023
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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