Four Classic 1930’s Comedies
Just for Laughs! Four Classic 1930’s Comedies, curated and hosted by Marc Strauss and presented over Zoom
Our latest virtual film and discussion series brings four classic comedies into your living room each Friday this November. Dr. Strauss will introduce each film and lead a discussion following each screening. Click here to purchase tickets.
Friday, November 5, 7 pm: City Lights (1931)–Charlie Chaplin’s brilliantly poignant silent comedy made four years after the talkies started.
Friday, November 12, 7 pm: It Happened One Night (Feb. 1934)–Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert were never better in this Oscar-winning romantic comedy by Frank Capra.
Friday, November 19, 7 pm: The Thin Man (May 1934)–More than slightly tipsy Nick and Nora and Asta Charles, in the first and best of the six Thin Man series films, investigate the disappearance of an inventor in this classic Dashiell Hammett-scripted comedy mystery.
Friday, November 26, 7 pm: It’s a Gift (November 1934)–W. C. Fields is a grocery store owner who goes West with his family. Charles Sellon as a blind man, T. Roy Barnes as a salesman looking for a certain Carl LaFong…capital L, small a, capital F, small o, small n, small g.