Wednesday through Sunday

The Mark of Zorro (1940)

This is a sound remake of the Douglas Fairbanks classic 1920 silent film. Despite being a remake, it is very good, perhaps because it uses different means to achieve its effect.

Tyrone Power makes a perfect Diego de Vega, cowardly fop by day, but dashing sword-fighting avenger by night.

With Tyrone Power, Basil Rathbone, J. Edward Bromberg, Linda Darnell, Eugene Pallette, Montagu Love, Janet Beecher, Robert Lowery.

Directed by Rouben Mamoulian. Written by John Taintor Foote, Garrett Fort and Bess Meredyth. Photographed by Arthur Miller. Music by Alfred Newman. Twentieth Century- Fox. 94 min.

Wednesday through Sunday (May 27-31) at 7:30, plus 3:45 Sat/Sun.


Ninotchka (1939)

Garbo plays a Russian agent sent to Paris to bring back three comrades seduced by Parisian life.

With Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, Sig Rumann, Alexander Grunach, Felix Bressart, Ina Claire, Bela Lugosi.

Directed and produced by Ernst Lubitsch. Screenplay by Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, Walter Reisch. Photographed by William Daniels. Music by Werner Heymann. MGM. 110 minutes.

Wednesday through Sunday (May 27-31) at 5:30 and 9:15.


Friday through Sunday, June 5-7

The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer (1947)

Bobby soxer Shirley Temple thinks Cary Grant is her knight in shining armor, but big sister Myrna Loy (a judge) is more his type.

With Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple, Rudy Vallee, Ray Collins, Harry Davenport, Johnny Sands.

Directed by Irving Reis. Written by Sidney Sheldon. Photographed by Robert de Grasse, Nicholas Musuraca. Music by Leigh Harline. RKO. 95 min.

Friday through Sunday (June 5-7) at 7:30, plus Sat/Sun matinee at 4:10.


Mr. Belvedere Goes to College (1949)

Mr. Belvedere (from Sitting Pretty) tries to maintain a low profile while getting an accelerated college degree, but a persistent journalism student (Shirley Temple) makes it difficult.

With Clifton Webb, Shirley Temple, Alan Young, Tom Drake, Jessie Royce Landis, Kathleen Hughes.

Directed by Elliott Nugent. Produced by Samuel G. Engel. Screenplay by Richard Sale, Mary Loos, Mary McCall Jr. Photographed by Lloyd Ahern. Music by Alfred Newman. 88 minutes.

Friday through Sunday (June 5-7) at 5:55 and 9:15.