The Magnificent Seven

(U.S., 1960; 126 min.)

Dir.: John Sturges
Stars: Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson

Mexicans hire gunmen to protect their village from bandits.

The Magnificent Seven

*Silent Double
Feature*

The Gold Rush

(U.S., 1925; 1942; 72 min.)

Dir.: Charlie Chaplin
Stars: Charlie Chaplin, Mack Swain, Georgie Hale

The Little Tramp searches for fortune and romance in the Klondike.

The Gold Rush

Steamboat Bill, Jr.

(U.S., 1928; 70 min.)
Dir.: Charles F. Reisner
Stars: Buster Keaton, Ernest Torrence, Marion Bryon

A college graduated man, an embarrassment to his steamboat-owning father, helps him ward off a rival owner.

Steamboat Bill, Jr.

Alexander Nevsky

(Soviet Union, 1938; 110 min.) 

Dir.: Sergei Eisenstein
Stars: Nikolai Cherkassov, Nikolai Okhlopkov

Prince Nevksy leads the Russian defense against the Teutonic invasion of 1241.

Alexander Nevsky

*Woody Allen Double
Feature*

Annie Hall

(U.S., 1977; 94 min.)

Stars: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts

A comedian reflects upon his love affair with a lovely young woman from a small town, his family, and life.

Annie Hall

The Purple Rose of Cairo

(U.S., 1985; 82 min.) 
  Stars: Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello

A frustrated Depression-era waitress loves the escape of the movies, and one day one movie star loves her back.

The Purple Rose of Cairo

*Halloween Double
Feature*

King Kong

(U.S., 1933; 105 min.)

Dir.: Ernest B. Shoedsack and Merian Cooper
Stars: Fay Wray, Bruce Cabot, Robert Armstrong

Filmmakers manage to subdue and capture a giant ape, bringing him to New York to exploit hi for money.

King Kong

Frankenstein

(U.S., 1931; 71 min.)
Dir.: James Whale
Stars: Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Mae Clark

A scientist manages to reanimate a corpse with disastrous results. Adapted from Mary Shelley's novel.

Frankenstein

Seven Days in May

(U.S., 1964; 117 min.)
Dir.: John Frankenheimer 
Stars: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Ava Gardner

A general plans a coup when the president signs a nuclear disarmament treaty during the Cold War.

Seven Days in May

On the Beach

(U.S., 1959; 135 min.)
Dir.: Stanley Kramer
Stars: Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire 

Survivors attempt to pick up the pieces in post-apocalyptic Australia. Based upon the novel by Nevil Shute.

On the Beach

Yojumbo

(Japan, 1961; 110 min.)
Dir.: Akira Kurosawa 
Stars: Toshiro Mifune, Eijero Tono, Isuzu Yamada

Two rival clans bid for the services of a mercenary samurai to gain power; he ends up working for both..

Yojumbo

The Thin Man

(U.S., 1934; 90 min.)
Dir.: Woodbridge S. Van Dyke
Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan

Married detectives attempt to find a missing inventor. Based upon the novel by Dashiell Hammett. Great fun.

The Thin Man

Field of Dreams

(U.S., 1989; 106 min.)
Dir.: Phil Alden Robinson 
Stars: Kevin Costner, Amy Madigan, James Earl Jones

Obeying a mysterious voice, an Iowa farmer builds a baseball diamond in the middle of his corn field.

Field of Dreams

Screening Times and Location

All films are DVD presentations, screened at 7:30 p.m. on Friday evenings in the CETES  Conference Center, Room B, and presented free.   NOTE, HOWEVER, THE 6:30 P.M. START TIME FOR THE 25 OCTOBER, 10 JANUARY, and 14 FEBRUARY PRESENTATIONS. NB: The 14 February will take place in Academic Commons 125. Each evening will begin with episodes from the 1948 Superman serial.  Donations will be Gratefully accepted.