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April 17, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Time Details:
(1933 / b&w / 97 min.) This month's Based on the Book Film Series is 'Sin in Soft Focus - Pre-Code Hollywood.' Between 1939 and 1934, movies revealed a world of crime, sex, and shocking behavior that would swiftly be forbidden by hastily organized censorship bodies. Many films ventured into risky topics that, after the code clamped down on filmmakers, weren't revisited until the 1960's. After tonight's showing, you are invited to stay and discuss this movie under the auspices of the evening's host, Charity Grella.
Eureka Main Library, Large Meeting Room
1313 3rd Street
Eureka, CA 95501
Free. This film series is sponsored by the Friends of the Redwood Libraries.
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6:30 p.m., Eureka Library Film Series, Gold Diggers of 1933

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Based on the play The Gold Diggers by Avery Hopwood, and hosted by Charity Grella. Three out-of-work showgirls are hoping for a job on a new musical about the Depression but soon find out that the supposed producer is himself broke. When young singer-composer Brad Roberts offers to foot the bill, his upper-crust family sends a henchman to reel Brad home. But the man will have to deal with the showgirls first…

Based on the Book Classic Film Series, Sin in Soft Focus, Pre-Code Hollywood

Thirties showgirls in scanty costumes show off their legs on the film poster.
The Biggest Show on Earth!
Gold Diggers of 1933

Warren William 
Joan Blondell 
Ruby Keeler 
Dick Powell 
Ginger Rogers 
Directed by Mervyn LeRoy

Coming Attraction

Tuesday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. - hosted by Jennifer Fumiko Cahill
SHANGHAI EXPRESS (based on a story by Harry Hervey)

Note:  This film poster is copyright Warner Brothers and is used legally in accordance with the contract that allows the library to host a public showing of the film.