Friday through Sunday (October 5-7)
The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)
A radio celebrity is invited to dinner by a small-town hostess. He slips on the front doorstep and during his extended recovery disrupts the household from his wheelchair.
With Monty Woolley, Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, Jimmy Durante, Reginald Gardiner, Richard Travis, Billie Burke, Grant Mitchell.
Directed by William Keighley. Produced by Sam H. Harris. Screenplay by Julius J. Epstein and Philip G. Epstein, based on the play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. Photographed by Tony Gaudio. Music by Frederick Hollander. Warners. 112 minutes.
Plays Friday through Sunday (October 5-7) at 7:30, plus 3:55 Sat/Sun.
The Working Man (1933)
The owner of the Reeves Shoe Company (George Arliss) and the late owner of the Hartland Shoe Company were friendly rivals in business and in love. While on a fishing trip, Mr. Reeves happens to meet Hartland’s children (including Bette), who are more interested in partying than looking after their late father’s firm. Without revealing his identity, the sly old fox manages to become their trustee and guides them to a proper understanding of their responsibilities.
With George Arliss, Bette Davis, Theodore Newton, Hardie Albright, Gordon Westcott, J. Farrell MacDonald, Charles Evans, Frederick Burton, Pat Wing, Edward Van Sloan.
Directed by John G. Adolfi. Screenplay by Charles Kenyon, Maude T. Howell, based on the short story Adopted Father by Edgar Franklin. Photographed by Sol Polito. Warner Bros. 75 minutes.
Plays Friday through Sunday (October 5-7) at 6:00 and 9:35.