Lakewood Public Cinema

See a film at Lakewood Public Library every Saturday evening at 6:00 p.m. These free events take place in the cozy confines of the Main Library Basement Auditorium on a digitally-projected big screen. Be sure to pick up a Film Calendar on your next visit. As always, the programs at Lakewood Public Library are free and open to the public.

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) Directed by Robert Mulligan

In a dusty Depression-era Southern town, a white woman (Collin Wilcox) accuses Tom Robinson (Brock Peters), a black man, of rape. Atticus Finch (Gregory Peck) serves as the defense attorney for the case and finds his distinguished reputation at stake. His children Scout and Jem turn their attention from spying on their elusive neighbor Boo […] Read More

Film – Double Indemnity (1944) Directed by Billy Wilder

An ordinary house call to a client turns sinister as soon as Walter Neff ( Fred Mac Murray) meets the client’s conniving wife, Phyllis Dietrichson (Barbara Stanwyck). Phyllis intends to take out a life insurance policy on her husband, kill him, and collect the payout. Walterf falls under her spell and is roped into her […] Read More

Film – To Catch a Thief (Terry Meehan)

By the middle of the 1950s, Alfred Hitchcock had established himself as one of the world’s foremost filmmakers. As he began the second half of the decade, he decided to add the new medium of television to his list of accomplishments. Terry Meehan’s new series, Hitchcock in the Fifties, Part 2, follows the Master of […] Read More

Film – The Bribe (Barbara Steffek-Hill)

On the flight to a Central American island, Federal agent Rigby (Robert Taylor) and fellow passenger Carwood (Vincent Price) strike up a conversation. Rigby’s mission is to find American citizens “Tug” Hintten (John Hodiak) and wife Elizabeth (Ava Gardner), suspects in the theft of aircraft engines.It’s not long before J. J. Bealer (Charles Laughton) shadows […] Read More