Past Programming

  • The Rack (1956)

    Decorated Korean War hero inexplicably collaborates with the enemy while interred in prison camp and faces court-martial. Young Newman is convincing as a brain-washed POW...

  • Cloak and Dagger (1946)

    While not among either Fritz Lang’s or Gary Cooper’s best films, this is still a slick spy film that tracks the post WWII Allies as...

  • Cause for Alarm! (1951)

    A taut and effective thriller with an admirable performance from Young as the panic-stricken wife of psychotic invalid Sullivan. The tension builds to the breaking...

  • The Awful Truth (1937)

    Hilarious screwball comedy; Cary and Irene divorce, she to marry hayseed Bellamy, he to wed aristocratic Lamont. Each does his best to spoil the other's...

  • Our Miss Brooks (1952)

    Amusing feature based on beloved TV series has Arden's Brooks trying to snag Rockwell's Mr. Boynton and interest Adams in journalism.

  • He Did and He Didn’t (1916)

    Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle is at a high point in the exceptional silent farce, support by Arbuckle regulars Mabel Normand and Al St. John.

  • Midnight (1939)

    Penniless Colbert masquerades as Hungarian countess in chic Parisian marital mixup; near-classic comedy written by Billy Wilder and Charles Brackett.

  • The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)

    Acerbic radio commentator Woolley (recreating his Broadway role) is forced to stay with Burke's Midwestern family for the winter, driving them crazy with assorted wacky...

  • The Patsy (1928)

    Davies gives an inspired comedic performance as the ignored youngest child of bossy mom Dressler and henpecked father Henderson. One of Davies' best silents; her...

  • Ball of Fire (1941)

    Burlesque dancer moves in with eight prissy professors (led by Cooper) to explain "slang" for their new encyclopedia; delightful twist on Snow White and the...

  • Hips, Hips, Hooray! (1934)

    One of Wheeler & Woolsey's best vehicles is a lavish, risque musical comedy about their attempts to save Todd's ailing beauty business. Wild production numbers,...

  • You Can’t Take It with You (1938)

    Moss Hart play about eccentric but blissfully happy household becomes prime, highly entertaining Capracorn. Oscar winner for Best Picture and Director.

  • Tillie’s Punctured Romance (1914)

    A comic curio, the first full- length comedy feature film, with Dressler repeating stage role as farm girl fleeced by city- slicker Chaplin (appearing...

  • Unfaithfully Yours (1948)

    Brilliant Sturges comedy of symphony conductor Harrison, who suspects his wife of infidelity and considers three courses of action (including murder) during concert. Often side-splittingly...

  • Love Before Breakfast (1936)

    Fast-starting comedy slows down to obvious ending, but Lombard (as object of Foster's and Romero's attention) is always worth watching. Preston Sturges worked uncredited on...

  • This Is the Night (1932)

    Enjoyable romantic comedy in the Lubitsch mold, set in Paris and Venice, with Young hiring Damita to pose as his wife to help cover up...

  • The Ladykillers (1955)

    Droll black comedy of not-so-bright crooks involved with seemingly harmless old lady. Guinness scores again (even his teeth are funny) with top-notch supporting cast...

  • The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case (1930)

    Typical but hilarious Laurel and Hardy antics ensue when the boys find themselves mixed up in a murder case. Notable for being the first ...

  • Never Wave at a WAC (1953)

    Expanded from a TV play, this farce involves socialite Russell joining the WACs, forced to buckle down to hard work; Wilson as dumb comrade-at-arms is...

  • The Cure (1917)

    Chaplin plays a drunkard who checks into a health spa to dry out, but brings along a big suitcase full of alcohol. Physically adroit hilarity...