• By Rob Norwood
  • Posted Monday, December 14, 2015

Film Series at Reynolda Manor Library

Please join us in the Reynolda Manor Library Auditorium for this series of movie musicals. We begin with a classic Fred Astaire musical from 1953 that includes the familiar song "That's Entertainment!" Next is the multiple Oscar winner starring Liza Minnelli depicting Berlin, Germany in the early 1930's. The last film is also an Oscar winner, from 2002, that comments on the meaning of fame and celebrity. As always, the movies at the library are free and open to the public.

The Band Wagon
January 12 at 6:30 pm.

A washed-up Hollywood dancing star tries to make a comeback on Broadway, but he must struggle against his pompous director and his intimidating co-star. Starring Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, and Nanette Fabray. 1953, NR.
"A treasure." - USA Today.
"One of the most enjoyable Hollywood musicals ever made." - Video Librarian.
For more information about this film click here.

Cabaret
January 19 at 6:15 pm.

The performers in a Berlin night club in 1931 revel in the relaxed morals of the time but are in denial about the political environment that surrounds them. Starring Liza Minnelli and Michael York. 1972, Rated PG.
"Entertaining and stylish." - Chicago Reader.
Oscar winner for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor
For more information about this film click here.

Chicago
January 26 at 6:15 pm.

An aspiring singer/dancer kills her boyfriend and is put on trial for her life. With the help of the prison matron and her savvy lawyer she learns that publicity - whether it's good or bad - is the best way to sway a jury. Starring Rene Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere and Queen Latifah. 2002, Rated PG-13.
"Dazzling and electric." - Roger Ebert.
"Stirring, intelligent and exciting." - Washington Post.
Oscar winner for Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress.
For more information about this film click here.

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