During the 1950s, émigré filmmaker Douglas Sirk directed four well-made Hollywood melodramas starring the sturdy icon Rock Hudson. See why these films are often considered classics by connoisseurs the world over.
Mondays in July at 6:30 pm:
- 7/7: Magnificent Obsession (1954)
Hudson goes from shallow playboy to master surgeon in just under two hours. Costarring Jane Wyman.
- 7/14: All That Heaven Allows (1955)
Jane Wyman costars in the story of a woman who falls for her chiseled handyman. Hint: Hudson plays the handyman.
- 7/21: Written on the Wind (1956)
Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Dorothy Malone and Robert Stack offer a quartet of supercharged performances.
- 7/28: The Tarnished Angels (1957)
William Faulkner adaptation reunites Hudson with Stack and Malone.
All movies are shown in large-screen digital projection.