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Monday Movie Classics: "Fahrenheit 451"

Monday Movie Classics: "Fahrenheit 451"

Monday Movie Classics Presents Banned Books Month

Experience viewing iconic books that raised more than a few eyebrows.

 October 2
Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
Truffaut's version of the Ray Bradbury story about a society where books are banned. Oskar Werner, Julie Christie, Cyril Cusack, Jeremy Spenser. (105 minutes/NR)
Director: François Truffaut

 October 16 
The Great Gatsby (1974)
A nouveau riche man buys his way into 1920s Long Island society in order to win back a lost love, a woman from his past who is now married to "old money." (144 minutes/PG)
Director: Jack Clayton

October 23
From Here to Eternity (1953)
A portrait of life on a Honolulu Army post just before the attack on Pearl Harbor focuses on two rebellious privates and a tough but fair-minded sergeant who's swept into a torrid affair with his CO's wife. (118 minutes/NR)
Director: Fred Zinnemann

October 30
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960)
The exploits of a rascally lad and a runaway slave on the Mississippi River in the 19th century. An adaptation of the Mark Twain classic. (107 minutes/G)
Director: Michael Curtiz

Admission is free. For more information, please call the Gold Hill Branch Library at 541-855-1994 or visit jcls.org.

11:30AM - 01:30PM
Gold Hill Library