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Against yellow background, image of Elvis with guitar. Red letters spell out names of performers in film. Black and white image of Presley and costar Debra Paget is in lower right hand corner.
Love Me Tender film poster

This Weekend at the Packard Campus (February 3 – 4, 2023)

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Love is in the air!  Or, at least, in the movie titles of all our films this month.  It is going to Valentine’s Day after all.  Come out and share in the romance, all kinds of it.

Friday, February 3, 2023 @ 7:30pm

Love in the Afternoon (Allied Artists, 1957)

"Love in the Afternoon" poster (1957)Start the month off with a rom com!  A bit of May-December (well, at least October) love between Gary Cooper and Audrey Hepburn.  Cooper is a PI working for Hepburn’s father.  But he becomes quite bewitched by her.  How could he not?  Directed by Billy Wilder.  B&W, 130 minutes.








Love Me Tender (20th Century-Fox, 1956)

"Love Me Tender" poster 1956Who doesn’t love a good Elvis movie?  And this is his first.  It is a western or a musical?  Whichever it is a good story about how complicated love can be….with a few songs thrown in including “Let Me,” “Poor Boy,” and the title tune.  Debra Paget is Elvis’s love interest.  B&W, 89 minutes.








From Russia, With Love (UA, 1963)

"From Russia, With Love" poster 1963America (and the world) fell in love with Sean Connery as the suave spy James Bond via his role in “Dr. No” in 1962.  In 1963, he returned to his martini ways.  Daniela Bianchi is Bond’s sexy co-star but Lotte Lenya has a much more memorable role.  Color, 115 minutes.









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