The Cat and the Canary (1939)

All Library locations are closed today, Monday, September 1, in observance of Labor Day.

Take a trip in time back to 1939, regarded by many critics as the greatest year in the history of American film. The Cat and the Canary (NR)
Hollywood’s Greatest Year: Comedy
Saturday, June 14, 2014
1:30pm @ Central Library

Film critics regard 1939 as the greatest year in Hollywood history, when more memorable movies were released than at any other time. Throughout 2014, the Kansas City Public Library recreates the movie going experience enjoyed by audiences 75 years earlier. Each week, the free series Hollywood’s Greatest Year will present a movie from 1939.

June's film lineup focuses on Comedy.

In the Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault, Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

Saturdays at 1:30 p.m.
 
You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man (NR; W. C. Fields)
June 7, 2014

The Cat and the Canary (NR; Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard)
June 14, 2014

In Name Only (NR; Carol Lombard, Cary Grant)
June 21, 2014

Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever (NR; Mickey Rooney)
June 28, 2014