Rhapsody in Blue (1945)

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

September is Classical Music Month, and with that in mind the Library is offering a lineup of free movies about those other long-haired musicians. Rhapsody in Blue (1945; NR)
Cinematic Intermezzo
Saturday, September 21, 2013
1:30pm @ Central Library

September is Classical Music Month, and with that in mind the Library is offering a lineup of free movies about those other long-haired musicians.

Robert Alda (Alan’s dad) plays the great American composer George Gershwin. Paul Whiteman, Al Jolson and Oscar Levant appear as themselves; Alexis Smith and Joan Leslie are the women in his life. “Rhapsody in Blue” and “An American in Paris” are performed almost in their entirety.

Saturdays at 1:30 p.m.

September 7 The Great Waltz  (1938; NR)
September 14 The Red Violin  (1998; R)
September 21 Rhapsody in Blue  (1945; NR)
September 28 The Great Caruso  (1951; NR)