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Waldo Branch, The Kansas City Library

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201 E. 75th St.
Kansas City, 64114 United States
816-701-3486 https://www.kclibrary.org/library-locations/waldo-branch

February 2020

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951, Rated PG)

February 7 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST
Waldo Branch, The Kansas City Library, 201 E. 75th St.
Kansas City, 64114 United States
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Starring Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh, the film was nominated for 12 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and was winner of 4. Tennessee Williams' great Pulitzer Prize winning play was adapted to the big screen by Tennessee Williams himself. Also costarring Karl Malden and Kim Hunter. 1951 B&W Free Admission

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Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)

February 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CST
Waldo Branch, The Kansas City Library, 201 E. 75th St.
Kansas City, 64114 United States
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A sophisticated supernatural comedy. Robert Montgomery stars as a working class boxer whose plane crashes leaving him at Heaven's gates. Claude Rains is the angel who tells him there has been a mistakes and his soul is return to inhabit the body of a corrupt and soon to be murdered wealthy man. This of course makes for comedic situations! Nominated for 7 Oscars, it won 2.  1941 B&W

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The Night of the Hunter (1955)

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CST
Waldo Branch, The Kansas City Library, 201 E. 75th St.
Kansas City, 64114 United States
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The only film directed by Charles Laughton, is an intense,  sinister Grimm like story of a man whose nefarious motives for marrying a widow are discovered by her children. A classic good versus evil. Starring Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, and contributions from Lillian Gish and James Agee.  1955 B&W

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From Here to Eternity (1953)

February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST
Waldo Branch, The Kansas City Library, 201 E. 75th St.
Kansas City, 64114 United States
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Tragedy and passion meet up at a military base on the eve of December 7, 1941. Montgomery Clift stars as a private and former boxer who is being manipulated. His friend, Frank Sinatra, tries to help, but has troubles of his own. Also starring Burt Lancaster, Deborah Kerr and Donna Reed. Their lives will be forever altered by the attack on Pearl Harbor. Winner of 8 Academy Awards, including Best Picture.  1953 B&W Free Admission

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