Holiday Half-Dozen

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Tuesday, December 3
7:00PM-9:00PM
Thornton Wilder Hall

Christmas in Connecticut (1945) N/R
A food writer who has lied about being the perfect housewife must try to cover her deception when her boss and a returning war hero invite themselves to her home for a traditional family Christmas. Starring Barbara Stanwyck and Dennis Morgan. (1 hr 41 min)


Wednesday, December 4
2:00PM-4:00PM
Miller Library Friends Room

It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) N/R
An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed. Starring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed. (2 hr, 10 min)


Tuesday, December 10
7:00PM-9:00PM
Thornton Wilder Hall

Holiday Inn (1942) N/R
At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer. Stars Bing Crosby, Fred Astair and Marjorie Reynolds. This is the film that introduced the song White Christmas to the world. (1 hr, 41 minutes).


Wednesday, December 11
2:00PM-4:00PM
Miller Library Friends Room

White Christmas (1954) N/R
A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general. Starring Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney (George’s aunt) and Danny Kaye. ( 2 hrs)


Tuesday, December 17
7:00PM-9:00PM
Thornton Wilder Hall

A Christmas Story (1983) PG
In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun really is the perfect Christmas gift. Starring Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon and Darren McGavin. (1 hr, 38 min)


Wednesday, December 18
2:00PM-4:00PM
Miller Library Friends Room

The Bishop’s Wife (1947) N/R
An angel in human form enters the life of a bishop in order to help him build a new cathedral and repair his fractured marriage. Starring Cary Grant and Loretta Young. (1 hr, 49 min)