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Films of the Fabulous 1950s: Mister Roberts

Films of the Fabulous 1950s: Mister Roberts

The 1950s are generally considered an idyllic time in American history, bringing to mind images of hula hoops, poodle skirts, classic cars, and “Happy Days.”  It wasn’t all fun and games, though; this was also the era of the Korean War, the Red Scare, and teenage rebellion. The movies of the 50s reflect this tension, embracing old traditions while also foreshadowing some of the conflict and social change that exploded in the 1960s. Over the seven weeks of this series, join us to see Henry Fonda, Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly, James Dean, Gene Kelly, Gary Cooper, and many more, in some classics from the decade. A brief discussion will follow each film. 

 

Featured titles:

Mister Roberts (1955)—Henry Fonda, James Cagney 

Singin’ in the Rain (1952)—Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds 

High Noon (1952)—Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly 

Rear Window (1954)—James Stewart, Grace Kelly 

Rebel Without a Cause (1955)—James Dean, Natalie Wood 

The Defiant Ones (1958)--Sidney Poitier, Tony Curtis

Some Like It Hot (1959)—Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis 

Registration is recommended.

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Date:
Saturday, September 3, 2022
Time:
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Courtside Room , Diamond Room
Branch:
South Valleys Library
Categories:
Movie Screening
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