Saturday and Sunday

Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)

Vincente Minnelli’s marvelous domestic musical about a year in the life of the Smith family, leading up to the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis.

With Judy Garland, Margaret O’Brien, Tom Drake, Leon Ames, Mary Astor, Lucille Bremer, June Lockhart, Harry Davenport, Marjorie Main, Joan Carroll.

Directed by Vincente Minnelli. Produced by Arthur Freed. Screenplay by Irving Brecher, Fred F. Finklehoffe, from the novel by Sally Benson. Photographed by George Foley. Songs by Ralph Blaine and Hugh Martin. MGM. 112 minutes.

Saturday and Sunday (November 22-23) at 3:30 and 7:30.

Our Vines Have Tender Grapes (1945)

The story of a Norwegian family in rural Wisconsin, with the inspired casting of Edward G. Robinson as the strict but kind and understanding father.

Robinson made this picture just before Scarlet Street. What a contrast!

“Few films touch the heart so deeply as this one, and fewer still present such moving performances.” Baseline Movie Guide.

With Edward G. Robinson, Margaret O’Brien, James Craig, Agnes Moorhead, Jackie ‘Butch’ Jenkins, Morris Carnovsky, Frances Gifford, Sara Haden.

Directed by Roy Rowland. Produced by Robert Sisk. Screenplay by Dalton Trumbo. Photographed by Robert Surtees. Music by Bronislau Kaper. MGM. 105 min.

Saturday and Sunday at 5:35 and 9:35.