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 Copyrightę Greenwich Classic Film Series, 1999


Fall  2017


September 18

 Night of the hunter


Directed by Charles Laughton. Starring Robert Mitchum,  Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish. Atmospheric allegory of innocence, evil & hypocrisy. A magnificent masterpeice. Screenplay by James Agee

Speaker:  Foster Hirsch, author, film historian & professor, Brooklyn College.

   October 2



Directed by George Cukor. Starring Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, Joseph Cotton. Classic thriller, lush production, victorian flavor and fine performances.

Speaker:  Tom Santopietro, author, film historian and celebrity interviewer


October 16

The Music Man


Directed by Morton Da Costa. Starring Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett, Hermine Gingold, Paul Ford, Ronny Howard. Con-man Preston as super-salesman Professor Harold Hill who mesmerizes Iowa town with visions of uniformed marching band. Scores includes "76 Trombones", "Till There was You", "Trouble".

Speaker: Richard Barrios, film historian and author of "Turner Classic Movies Must-See Musicals: 50 show-stopping movies we can't forget", published Oct, 10,2017. Book signing after film.


October 30



Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Starring Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Cedric Hardwicke. Fontaine won Oscar as wife who thinks her husband is trying to kill her. Love, romance,mystery and perhaps murder.

 Speaker: Michael Cramer, professor, film history, Sarah Lawrence College


November 13

Dog Day Afternoon



Directed by  Sidney Lumet. Starring Al Pacino, John Cazale, Charles Durning. Incredible but true story of a loser who holds up a Brooklyn bank to raise money for his lover's sex-change operation. Oscar for screenwriter, Frank Pierson,

Speaker:  Nick Schager, film critic & writer, Slant Magazine, Time-Out New York and The Village Voice


Dec. 4

To Be or Not To Be



Directed by Ernst Lubitsch. Starring Jack Benny, Carole Lombard, Robert Stack. Benny has the role of a lifetime as "that great, great actor Joseph Tura" whose Polish theater troupe is put out of business by invading Nazis. Brilliant satirical comedy.

Speaker: Noah Isenberg, Professor of Culture & Media & director of the Screen Studies program, New School, NYC


$140 for 6-film  series

For information & registration 914-725-0999 

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