6/6 First Wed. Movies 6:30p

1st Wednesday Movies Sept -June @ 6:30pm

The Great War

“This year our film series will take a look at the various “treatments” Hollywood has given the topic of World War One over the course of the past 100 years.  Join Crystal and guest programmer Erik Jones for a selection of films ranging from the 1920s to the 2010s, from silent films to musicals, from romance to drama, all of which examine some aspect of the World War One period and its aftermath.  Designed to dovetail with other library programs and events being offered to commemorate the 100th anniversary of United States involvement in “The Great War”, this series is sure to have something for everyone.  Don’t forget, free popcorn!  We’ll see you at the movies . . .

9/6/17 –  (1927) Directed by William A. Wellman. Starring Clara Bow, Charles ‘Buddy’ Rogers, and Richard Arlen. Rated PG-13. 2h 24m

10/4/17 – (1930) Directed by Lewis Milestone. Starring Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, and John Wray. Not Rated. 2h 32m

11/1/17 – (1941) Directed by Howard Hawks. Starring Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, and Joan Leslie. Not Rated. 2h 14m


1/3/18 –  (1957) Directed by Stanley Kubrick. Starring Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, and Adolphe Menjou. Not Rated. 1h 28m

2/7/18 –  (1970) Directed by Blake Edwards. Starring Julie Andrews, Rock Hudson, and Jeremy Kemp. Rated G. 2h 16m

3/7/18 –  (1981) Directed by Peter Weir. Starring Mel Gibson, Mark Lee, and Bill Kerr. Rated PG. 1h 50m

4/4/18 –  (1996) Directed by Richard Attenborough. Starring Sandra Bullock, Chris O’Donnell, and Mackenzie Astin. Rated PG-13. 1h 56m

5/2/18 –  (2004) Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Starring Audrey Tautou, Gaspard Ulliel, and Jodie Foster. Rated R. 2h 14m

6/6/18 –  (2011) Directed by Steven Spielberg. Starring Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, and David Thewlis. Rated PG-13. 2h 26m

First Wednesday Movies at the Effingham Public Library is a monthly (Sept. – June) series of films, frequently from books.  The films chosen are both eclectic and not the usual TV offerings.  The screening time is 6:30 p.m. and is viewed on the library’s 70 inch flat screen TV.  After a brief  introduction, each film is about two hours in duration. Free Popcorn!

For more information, such as the titles to these films, please call the library @ 539-1537