"The First Monday in October" (1981)

In honor of the Library’s new series on landmark Supreme Court cases, here’s a lineup of movies about classic courtroom confrontations.
Order in the Court! Film Series
Saturday, June 1, 2013
1:30pm @ Central Library

In this comedy the first woman appointed to the Supreme Court (Jill Clayburgh) finds herself tangling with sexism and becomes a friendly rival to a liberal associate (Walter Matthau). This title is recommended for adult audiences only.

MPAA rating: R. 98 minutes

In honor of its new event series on the Supreme Court and former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor's appearance, the Kansas City Public Library is offering Order in the Court!, a series of courtroom movies. The films screen on Saturdays at 1:30 p.m. throughout June 2013 in the Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St. Admission is free.

June 1, 2013 The First Monday in October (1981: R)
June 8, 2013 The Verdict (1982: R)
June 15, 2013 Presumed Innocent (1990: R)
June 22, 2013 Witness for the Prosecution (1957: NR)
June 29, 2013 Primal Fear (1996: R)