FILM: Oscar Mania
In honor of the 84th Academy Awards, the Grandview Library presents a collection of outstanding Oscar winners, with more star power than you can aim a Hubble Telescope at. From Bogey to Brando, don’t miss these golden statue-worthy classics.
Mondays at 6:30 pm, January 16-March 19 (except February 20).
Shown in large-screen digital projection with free popcorn.
- 1/16: Grand Hotel (1932). Lives intertwine at a luxurious Berlin hotel. Greta Garbo, John Barrymore & Joan Crawford. Winner Best Picture.
- 1/23: It Happened One Night (1934). Frank Capra screwball comedy about mismatched romance. Clark Gable. 5 Oscars.
- 1/30: Casablanca (1942). An American expatriate in Africa must choose between love & virtue. Humphrey Bogart & Ingrid Bergman. 3 Oscars.
- 2/6: All the King’s Men (1949). The rise and fall of a dirty politician. 3 Oscars.
- 2/13: An American in Paris (1951). Gershwin musical about a complicated romance. Gene Kelly. 6 Oscars.
- 2/27: On the Waterfront (1954). An ex-fighter stands up to corrupt union bosses. Marlon Brando. 8 Oscars.
- 3/5: In the Heat of the Night (1967). A Northern black detective investigates a murder in a racist Southern town. Sidney Poitier & Rod Steiger. 5 Oscars.
- 3/12: Midnight Cowboy* (1969). A naive cowboy and his friend struggle in New York City. Dustin Hoffman & Jon Voight. 3 Oscars.
- 3/19: Annie Hall* (1977). A neurotic comedian falls in love with a ditzy girl. Woody Allen & Diane Keaton. 4 Oscars.
* for mature audiences only