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"Silverado" (1985)

This Weekend at the Packard Campus Theater (March 7 and 8, 2024)

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Come to the movies this week!  We, truly, have something for everyone–from a rom-com to a Western!  Via the below, you can probably tell which is which.

Marion Davies reclines with her dog and gazes off...
“Peg O’ My Heart” (1933)

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 7 @ 7:30 p.m.

Peg O’ My Heart (MGM, 1933)

Marion Davies stars in this pre-code romantic comedy-drama as Peg, a young woman from a poor Irish fishing village who stands to inherit £2 million.  Here’s the catch – she’ll have to spend the next three years in England learning to be a “respectable lady” and she’ll will never be able to see her father again.  The resulting culture clash / comedy of manners is made lively with a complex romance (forget the standard love triangle; this is a love hexagon!) and a sprinkling of singing and dancing. Black & White, 87 minutes.  Plus a short subject.

Dusty-toned images of lead actors, in cowboy hats, under film title and on brown cloud background
“Silverado” (1985)

FRIDAY, MARCH 8  @ 7:30 p.m.

Silverado (Columbia, 1985)

What happens when the screenwriter behind Return of the Jedi and Raiders of the Lost Ark takes a turn at directing a cowboy picture and recruits an eclectic cast including Kevin Kline, Danny Glover, John Cleese, Jeff Goldblum, and Kevin Costner to star in it?  You get Lawrence Kasdan’s cult classic Silverado – an epic western packed with outlaws, gamblers, bar fights, gunslingers, villainous lawmen, jailbreaks, and even a stampede!  Whether you’re a long-time fan of westerns or new to the genre you’re sure to find something to love about this film. Color, 135 minutes.

 

For more information on LC screenings, see this link.

 

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