Screwball Saturdays at the Library

During the Golden Age of Hollywood, a new type of romantic comedy was born—the screwball comedy. Join us at the Jefferson Market Library this winter for some madcap adventures when we screen some of the best of the genre.

Saturday, January 19 at 1:00 pm
Double Feature
Easy Living (1937), directed by Mitchell Leisen and starring Jean Arthur, Ray Milland, and Edward Arnold.
When a discarded fur coat lands on the head of stenographer, her life changes overnight but will her new fairytale lifestyle threaten her romance with an inept waiter?

Midnight (1939), directed by Mitchell Leisen and starring Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, and John Barrymore.
An American chorus girl stranded in Paris impersonates a Hungarian countess and, with the help of an aristocrat, quickly adapts to her new life but can she stop herself from falling in love with a cab drive

Writer and producer Michele Gouveia will introduce the films.

Presented in the first floor Willa Cather Community Room. All events are free and open to the public.

 

 

 

 











When: Sat., January 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Where: Jefferson Market Library
425 Ave. of the Americas
212-243-4334
Price: Free
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During the Golden Age of Hollywood, a new type of romantic comedy was born—the screwball comedy. Join us at the Jefferson Market Library this winter for some madcap adventures when we screen some of the best of the genre.

Saturday, January 19 at 1:00 pm
Double Feature
Easy Living (1937), directed by Mitchell Leisen and starring Jean Arthur, Ray Milland, and Edward Arnold.
When a discarded fur coat lands on the head of stenographer, her life changes overnight but will her new fairytale lifestyle threaten her romance with an inept waiter?

Midnight (1939), directed by Mitchell Leisen and starring Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, and John Barrymore.
An American chorus girl stranded in Paris impersonates a Hungarian countess and, with the help of an aristocrat, quickly adapts to her new life but can she stop herself from falling in love with a cab drive

Writer and producer Michele Gouveia will introduce the films.

Presented in the first floor Willa Cather Community Room. All events are free and open to the public.

 

 

 

 

Buy tickets/get more info now