December Film Screenings: Films of Christmas Past

filmsDecember 2, Friday
Film Screening: Christmas in Connecticut (NR, 1945)
A food writer who has lied about being the perfect housewife must try to cover her deception when her boss and a returning war hero invite themselves to her home for a traditional family Christmas.

December 5, Monday
Film Screening: It Happened on 5th Avenue (NR, 1945)
A homeless New Yorker moves into a mansion vacated while its owners are on their Christmas holiday. Along the way he gathers friends to live in the house with him, but before he knows it, he is living with the actual home owners.

December 9, Friday
Film Screening: Love Finds Andy Hardy (NR, 1938)
Andy’s girlfriend Polly is planning to spend Christmas at her grandmother’s, which puts a kink in his plans to take her to the Christmas party. Meanwhile, Andy’s next door neighbor Betsy begins to fall in love with Andy.

December 12, Monday
Film Screening: Holiday Affair (NR, 1949)
Robert Mitchum and Janet Leigh star in the Christmas season romance of a young widow and a sales clerk who (thanks to her) is unemployed.

December 16, Friday
Film Screening: The Lemon Drop Kid (NR, 1951)
When Bob Hope accidentally steers Moose Moran’s girl away from a winning bet, he is forced to come up with $10,000 to repay the angry gangster. Fortunately it’s Christmas, a time when people can be persuaded to part with money for the right cause.

December 19, Monday
Film Screening: Remember the Night (NR, 1940)
A kind prosecutor doesn’t have the heart to keep a woman facing her third shoplifting charge in jail over the Christmas holiday. Instead he brings her home with him to spend it with his family, which leads to complicated convictions.

December 23, Friday – December 26, Monday – Closed for Christmas Holiday

December 30, Friday
Film Screening: Holiday Inn (NR, 1942)
At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer in this Irving Berlin musical classic starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire.

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