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Silver Screen classics continue

Silver Screen Classic Movie Series continues on Saturday, Jan. 2 with a silent comedy set in the Civil War South from 1926. Johnny Gray loves Annabell, the South and his locomotive. But he’s not in the army, so she thinks he’s a coward. He proves otherwise when the Yankees steal his cherished steam-puffing General  — […]

Silver Screen shows romatic comedy

Silver Screen Classic Movie Series continues on Saturday, Nov. 7 with a romantic comedy from 1940. In this story of love, money, snobbery and scandal, an arrogant heiress needs lessons in being human. Happily she gets them from two very handsome men. This movie is shown at 1, 4 and 7:30 p.m. in the Beecher […]

Silver Screen Classic Movies show in Auburn

Silver Screen Classic Movie Series continues on Saturday, Oct. 3 with an adventure-mystery from 1951. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock it is an unnerving tale of the fine line between innocence and guilt. Bruno hates his father; Guy hates his wife. When Bruno suggests that they trade murders, Guy thinks he’s joking. But no, he’s serious […]

Silver Screen Classics presents a comedy

Silver Screen Classic Movie Series continues on Saturday, Jan. 3 with a screwball comedy from 1934. Escaping her rich father on her mad flight to happiness, Ellie Andrews gets stuck with broke reporter Peter Warne. He knows a story when he sees one. She finds him a pest, he thinks she’s a brat. It’s true […]

Silver Screen presents silent film

Silver Screen Classic Movie Series continues on Saturday, Dec. 6 with a windswept drama from 1928, “The Wind.” In this film, innocent Letty battles the relentless wind in this tale of passion, jealousy and death. Trapped on the barren prairie, she kills one man and marries another she doesn’t love, as the wind batters her […]

Silver Screen goes film noir

Silver Screen Classic Movie Series continues on Saturday, Nov. 1, with a film noir thriller from 1947, “Gilda.” In this violent, dark tale set in post-WWII Venezuela, wealthy casino owner Mundson hires shady gunman Johnny to watch out for his interests. Both men have secrets from each other. Soon, Mundson adds a third party to […]

En garde at Silver Screen Classic

The Silver Screen Classic Movie Series continues on Saturday, Aug. 2 with an adventure that takes place during the French Revolution. Andre, a nobleman’s illegitimate son, vows revenge against the Marquis for murder. A wanted man, Andre hides out onstage, disguised as the masked character Scaramouche. He bides his time as he improves his sword […]

Blonde bombshell lights up the silver screen

Silver Screen Classic Movie Series continues on Saturday, July 5, with a sassy comedy from 1933. Yes, she’s gorgeous. Her movies make a ton of money. But sexy film star Lola Burns just wants to be left alone, to be the ordinary girl she insists she is. But her deadbeat relatives keep hanging around and […]

Classic movie series presents musical comedy

Silver Screen Classic Movie Series continues on Saturday, May 3, with a light-as-air musical comedy from 1937, “A Damsel in Distress.” When charming dancer Jerry Halliday falls in love with a titled maiden, her horrified relatives then confine her to the castle, because they’re convinced that this common dancer isn’t half good enough for her. […]

Classic movie is an unnerving character study

The Silver Screen Classic Movie Series continues on Saturday, March 1, with an eerie crime drama from 1931. In this classic, child murderer Hans Becker can’t stop himself from killing. His crimes result in a manhunt so intense that the local hoods get involved when the cops interfere with their livelihood. The criminals decide to […]

Comedy on screen

Silver Screen Classic Movie Series continues on Saturday, Feb. 1, with a screwball comedy from 1937. Basil and Joyce, two talented and hammy stage actors, love each other in spite of their epic battles. When Marcia, an infatuated, besotted fan, falls for Basil, he knows he must somehow discourage this interloper. But the ruder he […]

Silver Screen Classic is a swashbuckler

Silver Screen Classic Movie Series continues on Saturday, Dec. 7 with a silent swashbuckler from 1926. Oozing with charm and brandishing his sword with aplomb, the charming rascal and ladies’ man Don Juan challenges the menacing Borgias and rescues a young convent girl from the rack. With live piano music as accompaniment, this movie is […]

Classic movies screen in Auburn

Silver Screen Classic Movie Series continues on Saturday, July 6 with an early talkie Western from 1929. Good guys wear white hats and treat their women politely. Bad guys don’t. When the shy, laconic hero from Virginia finally confronts the oily bad guy, this saga can only end one way: in a deserted street, with […]

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