01/15/16 6:31am
'Tea with Mussolini' will be shown on January 19 as part of Movies at the Library.

‘Tea with Mussolini’ will be shown on January 19 as part of Movies at the Library.

It is a rare film that not only deserves repeated viewing but demands it. Such a film, “Tea with Mussolini,” is next at Movies at the Library, January 19 at 7 p.m. A 1999 Italian-British production written by John Mortimer and Franco Zeffirelli and directed by Zeffirelli, it is based on the latter’s own experiences as a youth in 1930s Florence. His mother has died and his father has all but abandoned him, leaving him in the nominal care of a group of ex-pats, British and American. (more…)

12/27/15 10:17am
Ray Milland and Ginger Rogers star in ‘The Major and the Minor,’ playing at the library Tuesday, January 5 at 7 p.m.

Ray Milland and Ginger Rogers star in ‘The Major and the Minor,” playing at the library Tuesday, January 5 at 7 p.m.

Movies at the Library will return on Tuesday, January 5 at 7 p.m. with a memorable comedy of the 1940s.

It is “The Major and the Minor,” from the duo of Billy Wilder directing (his first) and Charles Brackett as co-author, suggested by the odd combination of an Edward Childs Carpenter play and a Saturday Evening Post story by Fannie Kilbourne. (more…)

12/22/13 12:48pm

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On Tuesday, January 7 at 7 p.m., Movies at the Library will begin its 10th year with the age-appropriate comedy “10.” Directed by Blake Edwards from his own script, it pre-dates his “Panther” movies but shares some of their zaniness and sheer idiocy.  (more…)