Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)

All Kansas City Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, and will remain closed all day Thursday, November 27, for Thanksgiving.

Director Robert Wise produced an astonishing range of films – from musicals to sci-fi and horror, historic epics, romance, and more.
Robert Wise: Hollywood Journeyman
Saturday, January 7, 2012
1:30pm @ Central Library

Robert Wise got his Hollywood start as a film editor on Citizen Kane, and then branched out into directing. Turns out he was good at just about everything he touched, from musicals to sci-fi and horror, so-called “problem” pictures, historic epics, romance, and much more.

All films are screened in the Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault. Admission is free.

MONDAYS at 6:30 p.m.

January 2 The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
January 9 Two for the Seesaw (1962)
January 23 I Want to Live! (1958)
January 30 The Andromeda Strain (1971)

 

SATURDAYS at 1:30 p.m.

January 7 Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)
January 14 Tribute to a Bad Man (1956)
January 21 Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)
January 28 The Sand Pebbles (1966)