Tuesday, May 24, 2011


Mystery Movie Month begins in June as part of the Tuesday Night at the Movies Classic Film Series. All screenings begin at 6:45 pm and are free and open to the public. No registration is required and refreshments are served. Come out to the library and enjoy our great lineup of classic mysteries and thrillers!

JUNE 7, 2011
THE SPIRAL STAIRCASE (1946) (84 min.) Not Rated
Dorothy McGuire stars as a mute servant living in a Gothic mansion in a town where a murderer is on the loose. Considered one of the great Hollywood psychological thrillers. Also starring Ethel Barrymore and George Brent.

JUNE 14, 2011
MURDER MOST FOUL (1964) (91 min.) Not Rated
Margaret Rutherford is back as Miss Jane Marple in this engaging whodunit. Miss Marple joins a theatrical troupe to catch a murderer. Based on the Agatha Christie mystery Mrs. McGinty’s Dead and also starring Ron Moody.

JUNE 21, 2011
THE BIG CLOCK (1948) (95 min.) Not Rated
Ray Milland stars as a crime magazine editor who sets out to solve a murder in this powerful film noir classic. This smart and stylish thriller also stars Charles Laughton and is directed by John Farrow.

JUNE 28, 2011
THE KENNEL MURDER CASE (1933) (73 min.) Not Rated
Before the “Thin Man” series, William Powell starred as another debonair sleuth, Philo Vance. This film concerns a murder that takes place at a society dog show. Also starring Mary Astor and directed by Michael Curtiz.

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