Tune in for a classic movie that the whole family can enjoy.
Passport to Pimlico - 1949 - (1:24:06)
– Starring Stanley Holloway and Margaret Rutherford. A shop owner (Stanley Holloway) discovers a treaty that makes his London district of Pimlico part of France and thus not subject to post World War II rationing. A comedy of conflicts ensues as they declare their independence. Directed by Henry Cornelius; Produced by Michael Balcon; Written by T. E. B. Clarke; Starring: Stanley Holloway, Hermione Baddeley, Margaret Rutherford, Paul Dupuis, Raymond Huntley, John Slater, Jane Hylton, Betty Warren, Barbara Murray, Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne; Music by Georges Auric; Cinematography Lionel Banes; Edited by Michael Truman; Production Company - Ealing Studios; Distributed by General Film Distributors (UK); Release dates: 26 April 1949 (UK) / October 26, 1949 (USA); Running time 84 minutes; Country United Kingdom; Language English.
Coming up December 17
Winterset - 1936 - (1:16:29)
– Starring Burgess Meredith. Based on Maxwell Anderson’s prize winning play about an innocent man being executed for a murder he didn’t commit. With a brief but riveting performance by John Carradine as Bartolomeo Romagna, on trial for a gangland murder and robbery of a paymaster. Burgess Meredith, in his film debut as Romagna’s son Mio, obsessed with clearing his father’s name, gives a wonderful performance.
Academy Award Nomination (1936): Perry Ferguson - Best Art Direction. Academy Award Nomination (1936): Nathaniel Shilkret - Best Score.