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January 12-18, 2018: “The Man Who Invented Christmas” and “Citizen Kane”

Published: January 10, 2018

Man Who Invented Christmas movie poster

FRIDAY, JANUARY 12-WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17

THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS

Rated PG * running time 1:44

Tickets $3

($2 for senior citizens at Tuesday matinee)

Screenings Friday through Saturday*, 7 & 9:10 pm;

Sunday through Wednesday, 7 pm;

matinees Saturday through Monday, 1 & 4 pm;

Tuesday, 1 pm

Starring Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer, Jonathan Pryce & Ian McNeice

The whimsical tale of how Charles Dickens (Stevens), suffering from writer’s block and hoping to revive his ailing fortune in 1843, crafts A Christmas Carol, a story that redefined the meaning of Christmases to be.

*The 7 pm Saturday screening is free of charge, courtesy Ingersoll Auto of Danbury.

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Citizen Kane movie poster

THURSDAY, JANUARY 18

CITIZEN KANE

Rated R * running time 2:15

Tickets $3

Screenings 2 and 7 pm

Starring Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore,

Everett Sloane, Ray Collins, George Coulouris & Agnes Moorehead

Following the death of a publishing tycoon (Welles, who also directed this Academy Award winning epic), news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

The special screening of this 1941 film continues Newtown Cultural Arts Commission’s Someday Cinema Series.

 

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