Dec 30 - 12:00 PM
Jan 12 - 11:59 PM
Oct 24 - 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Sorry, Wrong Number
Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster, Ann Richards, Wendell Corey.
The suspense runs high in this nail-biting story told in real time of a bedridden woman who answers the phone only to hear two men planning a murder—hers. Her husband is delayed at work, and the servants have the night off. Repeated phone calls only compound her mounting terror. Stanwyck received a well-deserved Academy Award nomination for her frantic portrayal.
Paramount. 1948. 1 hr. 29 mins.
Director: Anatole Litvak.
Nov 7 - 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Starring Jane Wyman, Kirk Douglas, Gertrude Lawrence, Arthur Kennedy.
Playwright Tennessee Williams wrote the screenplay (with Peter Berneis) for this first filmed version of his hit Broadway play about a shy, disabled girl’s awareness of the world around her in St. Louis and her efforts to free herself from her mother’s sad life. The film, according to Newsweek, “has a soundness that is not very often achieved in film rewrites of such delicate stage material.” Not on video.
Warner Bros. 1950. 1 hr. 47 mins.
Director: Irving Rapper.
Nov 21 - 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Starring Fredric March, Alexis Smith, Donald Crisp, Alan Hale.
America’s most celebrated humorist and satirist is given top treatment in this biographical saga. One New York City critic wrote, “This is a picture not to be missed. Irving Rapper, one of Hollywood’s most sensitive directors, made the film, and Jesse L. Lasky, of Sergeant York note, produced it. This is screen biography at its best.”
Special Guests: Composers John Morgan and William Stromberg, who restored Max Steiner’s music score.
Warner Bros. 1944. 2 hrs. 10 mins.
Director: Irving Rapper.
Dec 5 - 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Christmas in Connecticut
Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, Sydney Greenstreet, Reginald Gardner.
A popular New York City food columnist—who can’t cook—must host a war hero and her unknowing publisher at her mythical Connecticut country home for Christmas. The single writer must also have a husband and a baby. Having written herself into this career-threatening corner, she must think fast. The top-flight cast provides masterful comedic timing in whatThe Hollywood Reporter judged to be “an audience winner from way back in the balcony. What can you lose?”
Warner Bros. 1945. 1 hr. 42 mins.
Director: Peter Godfrey.
Dec 11 - 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Miracle on 34th Street
Edmund Gwenn is Kris Kringle, and the motion picture industry agreed when it awarded him the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his winning portrayal of Christmas’s kindly benefactor. This contemporary tale is set around Macy’s department store in Manhattan, its annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and a “modern” mother and daughter jaded to the notion of Santa Claus. The film also won an Oscar for its writer, Valentine Davies, for Best Story.
20th Century-Fox. 1947. 1 hr. 36 mins.
Director: George Seaton.
Oct 18 - 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Enjoy free blue pancakes before the Saturday homecoming parade. Four different stations will be set up along the parade route:
- Bottom of the Maeser stairs
- The Botany Pond (on 800 North)
- Cougar Dental parking lot (on 700 East)
- J. Reuban Clark law building parking lot (on 900 East)
Oct 18 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Oct 18 - 8:15 PM - 11:00 PM
Televised live on ESPN2
Oct 20 - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
ADHD is not just a child’s problem. As many as 8 million adults struggle with Attention–Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD. Since some attention problems can be normal and others can be related to a disorder such as ADHD, testing can help to provide clarity. To participate in a free and confidential ADHD screening, stop in at the University Accessibility Center today. The screenings are drop-in and can usually be completed within 15 minutes.
Oct 20 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The following speakers will lecture at the Wheatley Institution's Family is Crucial: Views from Law and Social Science Conference:
- Mark Regnerus
- Ryan Anderson
- Sherif Girgis
- Jason Carroll
- Janet Erickson
Oct 21 - 11:05 AM
Dr. Vali Nasr, Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C., will deliver the forum address on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 11:05 am in the Marriott Center.
One of the leading American experts on Islamic world and Middle East policies, Vali Nasr is a best-selling author, Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C., Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy at Brookings Institution and contributor to Bloomberg View He is the author of the book The Dispensable Nation (2013), which takes a hard look at strategic risk of a shrinking American role on the global stage.