On Wednesdays at 2 pm, Montclair Public Library hosts The Every Wednesday Matinee, a classic film series presented in its auditorium. In September 2018, silent films will be shown.
The movies are as follows:
September 5: Gold Rush – Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Tom Murray. A prospector goes to the Klondike in search of gold and finds it and more. (1925, 95 minutes, black & white).
September 12: Wings – Starring: Clara Bow, Charles ‘Buddy’ Rogers, Richard Arlen. Two young men, one rich, one middle class, who are in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I. (1927, 144 minutes, black & white).
September 19: The General — Starring: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender. When Union spies steal an engineer’s beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines. (1926, 67 minutes, black & white).
September 26: Safety last! – Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Bill Strother. A store clerk organizes a publicity stunt in which a friend climbs the outside of a tall building. (1923, 70 minutes, black & white).
All films are free and open to the public, and the library is handicapped accessible. For more information and the library calendar, visit montclairlibrary.org/calendar or contact 973-744-0500 ext. 2235.