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January 15, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Time Details:
(1942 / b&w / 88 min.) This series of films written and directed by Preston Sturges screens every Tuesday in January at 6:30 p.m., followed by a discussion led by your host. Tonight's host is Jennifer Fumiko Cahill. Should you bring the kids? While these comedies are racy by 1940's standards, today's teens may enjoy them if they have an interest in films of that era.
Eureka Main Library, Large Meeting Room (to your left as you enter the lobby)
1313 3rd Street
Eureka, CA 95501
Free, sponsored by the Friends of the Redwood Libraries.
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6:30 p.m. Eureka Library Classic Film Series, The Palm Beach Story

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Married couple Tom and Gerry Jeffers are in a strained relationship, largely due to financial difficulties. Gerry decides to leave Tom, a struggling architect, and head to Palm Beach in order to marry a wealthy man who could fund Tom’s projects. When Tom follows Gerry, they cross paths with a quirky millionaire and his chatty, husband-seeking sister. Starring Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea, Mary Astor and Rudy Vallee. Written and directed by Preston Sturges.

The Palm Beach Story
with Claudette Colbert
& Joel McCrea

Palm Beach Story
Written and Directed by Preston Sturges
Films written and directed by Preston Sturges.

Tues. Jan. 22, 6:30 p.m.   The Great McGinty
- hosted by Bob Doran

Tues. Jan. 29, 6:30 p.m.    Hail, the Conquering Hero
- hosted by Gabrielle Gopinath

Note: the film poster images for this series are all copyright Paramount Pictures, and are used here in accordance with the contract allowing the library to hold a public showing of the films.