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 – Ruby Gentry (1952) Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hill

Free spirited, backwoods North Carolina girl Ruby Corey (Jennifer Jones) is more than her parents can handle. They send her to live in the household of wealthy businessman Jim Gentry (Karl Malden). Ruby blossoms into a knockout, leading to a tempestuous on and off again affair with Boake Tackman (Charlton Heston), handsome scion of the […] Read More

Film – Wings (1927)

Two men from the same town dream of becoming fighter pilots in World War I. The pair share a hometown but also share a common love interest, Mary Preston (Clara Bow). Lovable boy next door Jack Powell (Charles Rogers) fights the wealthy David Armstrong (Richard Arlen) for Mary’s affections. Thrills of war beckon the two […] Read More

Film – It Happened One Night (1934)

Spoiled socialite Ellie Andrews (Claudette Colbert) is a bride on the run from her overbearing father. After jumping overboard off the family yacht, Ellie plans to travel to New York to reunite with her lover. On the bus she meets cynical and unemployed reporter Peter Warne (Clark Gable) who blackmails her into traveling with him […] Read More

Film – Silverado (1985) Presented by Terry Meehan

This was another highly successful film which, along with Pale Rider, helped put an end to the decade’s Western drought. A loner named Emmett (Scott Glen) saves sweet-faced Paden (Kevin Kline) from death in the desert. The two of them then spring Paden’s brother, Jake (Kevin Costner) from jail. Joining up with the trio is […] Read More