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.

Film – The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

Fred C. Dobbs (Humphrey Bogart) and Bob Curtin (Tim Holt) are down-and-out Americans in Mexico looking for work. When they run into a grizzled old prospector named Howard (Walter Huston), he piques their interest with tales of his gold-hunting experiences. The three Americans buy the tools they need and set off in search of a […] Read More

Film – Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Idealistic Jefferson Smith (James Stewart) is thrust into the spotlight as a United States Senator despite a total lack of political clout. The country bumpkin is blind-sided by the fact that his appointment is not due to his own success, but to the manipulative workings of Washington. He is shocked by the corruption among the […] Read More

Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV) (1955) with Terry Meehan

By 1955, Alfred Hitchcock had completed dozens of films, dating back to the silent era; and in each one, he made his signature cameo appearance. For most people, however, the first time anyone ever heard his voice was on the evening of October 2, 1955 when he introduced the premier broadcast of his legendary TV […] Read More

Film – In a Lonely Place (Barbara Steffek-Hill)

At any given moment, screenwriter Dix Steele (Humphrey Bogart) can explode into a rage. So far he’s been given a pass, but when a woman last known to be in his apartment is murdered, suspicion falls upon him. Neighbor Laurel Gray (Gloria Grahame) saw her leave Dix’s place alone and tells police. After initial verbal […] Read More