CINEMA CLASSICS SERIES - SPRING 2014

March 4 - May 20, 2014
Tuesday morning movies on the big screen featuring your favorite films from past decades!
  • Times:
    March 4 - May 20, 2014
    Every Tuesday @ 10:00am
  • Prices:
    $2.00 per person (18 years and older only. No children, please)
    Tickets go on sale 30 minutes prior to each show.
  • Location:
    SCERA Center: XanGo Grand Theatre
    745 South State Street, Orem, UT 84058

Fall, Winter and Spring, SCERA is continuing our popular Cinema Classics Series featuring some of your favorite films spanning the decades!  The movies show on Tuesday mornings at 10:00am in the remodeled XanGo Grand Theatre at the SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 South State, Orem.  Doors open @ 9:30am.  No advance tickets or reservations are required.  Senior Center groups are always welcome! 



SPRING 2014

WHEN: Tuesdays at 10:00am   
WHERE:  SCERA Center for the Arts
AGE:  For Adults 18+ only (no children, please)   
COST:  $2.00 per person

 



March 4        
“Hellfighters”  Starring John Wayne, Jim Hutton (1968) Rated G, 121 min
Wayne stars as a thrill-seeker who accepts a job fighting oil well fires.

March 11        
“An American In Paris”  Starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron (1951), Not Rated, 113 min
Dazzling and brilliant choreography frame a lovely score by George & Ira Gershwin in this highly original musical. This movie won 1951 Academy Award for Best Picture and includes a ballet sequence choreographed by Gene Kelly.

March 18    
“Hachi – A Dog’s Tale”  Starring Richard Gere, Joan Allen (2008), Rated G, 93 min
Richard Gere stars as a college professor who finds an abandoned dog and takes the poor lost animal in.  The film follows the two as the man and dog soon form a strong and unexplainable bond.

March 25  
“Casablanca”   Starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, (1942), Not Rated,102 min
Wartime refugees gather in Morocco to obtain scarce exit visas to Lisbon. The final airport sequence is an event not to be forgotten.

April 1        
“McLintock!”  Starring John Wayne, Maureen O’Hara,  (1963) Not Rated, 122 min
Cattle baron, G. W. McLintock (Wayne) battle horns with his feisty estranged wife (O’Hara) who has returned home to get a divorce; their daughter visiting from college only complicates matters.

April 8      
“Auntie Mame”   Starring Rosalind Russell, Forrest Tucker (1958) Not Rated, 143 min
Russell plays an eccentric, devil-may-care aunt of young, impressionable Patrick Dennis, left in Mame’s care when his millionaire father drops dead, young Patrick is quickly indoctrinated into his aunt’s philosophy that “life is a banquet and most poor suckers are starving to death”.
        
April 15             
“Guns of Navarone”   Starring Gregory Peck, David Niven (1961), Not Rated, 157 min
The guns of Navarone are huge Nazi cannons, installed on an Aegean island behind enemy lines.  A  British officer is assigned to lead a task force to put the guns out of commission but is injured and  the mission winds up in the relatively experienced hands of Peck.    
 
April 22    
“Come September”   Starring Rock Hudson, Gina Lollobrigida (1961) Not Rated, 112 min
Robert Talbot (Hudson) is a filthy-rich American who owns an Italian villa, where he traditionally stays only one month out of the year (September), but when Talbot suddenly decides to show up in July, the care-taker, Maurice is shocked to see him – it seems that Maurice has turned Talbot’s villa into a hotel for the remaining eleven months of the year.      

April 29     
“Quigley Down Under”   Starring Tom Selleck, Alan Rickman (1990) Rated PG-13, 120 min
Selleck stars as an American cowboy, Matthew Quigley, who answers an advertisement placed by Australian cattleman to come to the rugged Australian countryside and shoot dingoes, but finds out he was really hired to wipe out the Aborigine population.

May 6         
“American Dreamer”   Starring JoBeth Williams, Tom Conti  (1984) Not Rated, 105 min
Williams, wins a romance novel writing contest and is awarded a trip to Paris, but after suffering a head injury on her first day in Paris, she believes she is the character, Rebecca Ryan,  who is the central character in the romantic novels.

May 13        
“The Big Sleep”    Starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall  (1946) Not Rated, 114 min
Bogart stars as Philip Marlowe, a tough, cynical, but charming private eye.  Marlow investigates the gambling
debts of the wealthy General Sternwood’s younger daughter (Bacall) and plunges into a world of blackmail, deception, and violence.

May 20  
“Kismet”  Starring Howard Keel, Ann Blyth (1955) Not Rated, 100 min
A colorful production of the imaginative works of Arabian Nights tale.