• By Rob Norwood
  • Posted Monday, August 29, 2016

Classic Bette Davis movie matinees, on September 13, 20 and 27.

Bette Davis had a long and successful career as a movie actress. She received eleven Oscar nominations for Best Actress, and she won twice. Please join us in the Reynolda Manor Library Auditorium for this series of movie matinees starring the great Bette Davis.

The Letter
September 13 at 2:30 pm.

A woman shoots a man and claims it was self-defense. While her lawyer builds his case to defend her, he is presented with a letter that implies the woman is guilty of more than just murder. Based on the short story by Somerset Maugham. 1940. Starring Bette Davis. Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Director.
"A film filled with magic, wonder and awe." - LA Times.
"Recommended." - Video Librarian.
For more information about this film click here.

Now, Voyager
September 20 at 2:30 pm.

A repressed spinster blossoms under a doctor's care. She finds a forbidden romance, and then an unexpected purpose for her life that connects her with her soul-mate. 1942. Starring Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains and Gladys Cooper. Oscar nominations for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress.
"A film filled with magic, wonder and awe." - LA Times.
"Recommended." - Video Librarian.
For more information about this film click here.

Dead Ringer
September 27 at 2:30 pm.

A poor woman impulsively kills her rich twin sister out of jealousy and revenge, and then assumes her identity. Complications arise when she learns that her late sister was also a killer. 1964. Starring Bette Davis, Karl Malden and Peter Lawford..
"Great fun to watch." - New York Times.
" A guilty pleasure kind of movie." - Fantastica Daily.
"A Hitchcock-like noir thriller." - Ozus World Movie Reviews.
For more information about this film click here.

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