Roger Livesey and Wendy Hiller in a scene from ‘I Know Where I’m Going.’
There are times in every woman’s life when being a bit headstrong can be an excellent, and perhaps the only, way forward.
Think Scarlett O’Hara, Cleopatra, Mrs. Miniver, Joan of Arc, Norma Rae, Thelma and Louise. Q: Where would those first ladies of film be if they’d played by the rules and listened to the men in their lives who thought they knew best? A: On the cutting room floor. (more…)
Ray Milland and Ginger Rogers star in ‘The Major and the Minor,” playing at the library Tuesday, January 5 at 7 p.m.
Movies at the Library will return on Tuesday, January 5 at 7 p.m. with a memorable comedy of the 1940s.
It is “The Major and the Minor,” from the duo of Billy Wilder directing (his first) and Charles Brackett as co-author, suggested by the odd combination of an Edward Childs Carpenter play and a Saturday Evening Post story by Fannie Kilbourne. (more…)