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

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More Info:  //www.loc.gov/programs/audio-visual-conservation/events-and-screenings/screenings/

 

 

 

 

This Weekend at the Packard Campus Theater (January 27 – 28, 2023)

Three great films close out the month and our look at the classics on the National Film Registry including one that just made the list.  To learn more about the Registry, please see this link. Friday, January 27, 2023 @ 7:30pm Cyrano De Bergerc (United Artists, 1950) The often humorous but ultimately tragic story of […]

This Weekend at the Packard Campus (January 20 – 21, 2023)

More great films from the Library’s National Film Registry are being shown this weekend.  From a classic silent, to a fan favorite to the film that launched the Marvel Universe.  Come and enjoy.   Friday, January 20, 2023 @ 7:30pm Wings (Paramount, 1927) Carla Bow and Charles “Buddy” Rogers star in a love story set […]

This Weekend at the Packard Campus Theater (January 6 – 7, 2023)

This month, at the Packard Campus Theater, we honor and celebrate all things National Film Registry.  Since 1988, the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry has been an annual list of films deemed by the Librarian of Congress to be of historical, aesthetic or cultural importance to the United States of America.  To learn more […]

This Weekend at the Packard Campus Theater (December 16 -17, 2022)

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!  At least as far as this weekend’s movies are concerned. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2022 @ 7:30pm Christmas in Connecticut (Warner Bros., 1945) Barbara Stanwyck stars in the lovely Christmas confection as an unmarried, big city magazine writer who, to sell her homey stories, poses as a farm […]

This Weekend at the Packard Campus Theater (December 9 and 10, 2022)

Cold, foreign and frightening that’s what we have in store for you this weekend at the Packard Campus Theater. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2022 @ 7:30pm The Ascent (International Film Circuit, 1977) Soviet partisans try to survive a cold Russian winter and do so contending with their German Nazi occupiers.  (B&W, 117 minutes; Russian and German […]