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Classic Film Series with Therese Finn: The Women, Sat. Sept. 7 at 7 pm
September 7, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 10:00 pmFree
Hostess Therese Finn presents three films all or mostly written and acted by women, highlighting the silver screen’s portrayal of women in the Golden Age of Hollywood: Stage Door (1937, based on the play by Edna Ferber, stars Katherine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Lucille Ball, Ann Miller … all young up-and-coming actresses portraying young struggling actresses!); The Women (1939, screenplay by Anita Loos and Jane Murfro based on the play by Clare Boothe Luce, starring Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell etc.); and Thirteen Women (1932, based on the best-seller by Tiffany Thayer, starring Myrna Loy and Irene Dunne–a pre-code romp through the murder mystery genre and the forerunner of later “slasher” movies!).
Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of the Library.