(Summer Saturdays 9-3)
(September - May)
Mon & Wed 12-8
Birchard Movie Classics features the movies you remember.
Free admission, free refreshments!
Join us on the fourth Thursday of each month
at 1:30 PM in the
Library Meeting Room.
|| On the Waterfront - January 24. This classic story of Mob informers was based on a number of true stories and filmed on location in and around the docks of New York and New Jersey. Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Actor (Marlon Brando) and Best Actress (Eva Marie Saint).
||Bridge on the River Kwai - February 28. The Bridge on the River Kwai opens in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp in Burma in 1943, where a battle of wills rages between camp commander Colonel Saito (Sessue Hayakawa) and newly arrived British colonel Nicholson (Alec Guinness). Saito insists that Nicholson order his men to build a bridge over the river Kwai, which will be used to transport Japanese munitions. Seven Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Sir Alec Guinness), Best Screenplay.
|| West Side Story - March 28. Romeo and Juliet is updated to the tenements of New York City in this Oscar-winning musical landmark. Ten Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (George Chakiris), Best Supporting Actress (Rita Moreno), and Best Director.
||Tootsie - April 25.
Michael Dorsey (Dustin Hoffman), a brilliant but troublesome New York actor, has managed to alienate every producer on both coasts. Dorsey hears of an opening on a popular soap opera, he applies for the job--even though the job is for a woman. Michael ultimately finds that his disguise as a woman has made him a better man. Academy Award Winner Best Supporting Actress Jessica Lange.
January 2018 - Pinocchio
February 2018 - Harvey
March 2018 - Inherit the Wind
April 2018 - To Kill a Mockingbird
May 2018 - It Happened One Night
June 2018 - Ninotchka
July 2018 - His Girl Friday
August 2018 - Roxanne
September 2018 - The 39 Steps
October 2018 - Notorious
November 2018 - The Rear Window
January 2017 - Laurel and Hardy Day
February 2017 - Marx Brothers Day
March 2017 - Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
April 2017 - It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
May 2017 - The Magnificent Seven
June 2017 - Silverado
July 2017 - Shane
August 2017 - Rio Bravo
September 2017 - 1776
October 2017 - Glory
November 2017 - Seabiscuit
December 2017 - Apollo 13
|January 2016 - North By Northwest
February 2016 - The Philadelphia Story
March 2016 - Fort Apache
April 2016 - Treasure of the Sierra Madre
May 2016 - Adam's Rib
June 2016 - Shall We Dance
July 2016 - To Have and Have Not
August 2016 - The Thin Man
September 2016 - Paper Moon
October 2016 - Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
November 2016 - The Sting
|May 2015 - Robin Hood
June 2015 - Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
July 2015 - Red River
August 2015 - National Velvet
September 2015 - The Miracle Worker
October 2015 - Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein
November 2015 - Mr. Roberts
December 2015 - Bachelor Mother