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Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (June 29, 2017)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus.

The Gazebo (MGM, 1959)

 Thursday, June 29 (7:30 p.m.)
The Gazebo (MGM, 1959)
Debbie Reynolds and Glenn Ford star as a married couple who are being blackmailed in this offbeat comedy involving murder and a backyard gazebo. Based on the hit Broadway play of the same name by Alec Coppel and directed by George Marshall, the film is enhanced by the performances of the cast of character actors including John McGiver, Martin Landau, Doro Merande and Carl Reiner. Helen Rose was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Costume Design for the film and Reynolds sings Something Called Love.

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Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (June 22 – 24, 2017)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus. Thursday, June 22 (7:30 p.m.) Copacabana (United Artists, 1947) Groucho Marx, in his first film without his brothers, stars as two-bit theatrical agent Lionel Q. Devereaux, whose overzealous promotion of his only client — fireball entertainer Carmen Novarro (Carmen Miranda) results in […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus (June 14-17, 2017)

The following is a guest post by Rachel Del Gaudio of the Packard Campus. Wednesday, June 14 (7:30 p.m.) Behind the Door (Paramount, 1919) Described by esteemed film historian Kevin Brownlow as “the most outspoken of all the WWI vengeance films,” this shockingly graphic drama was directed by Irvin Willat and stars Hobart Bosworth as […]