100 YEARS OF MOVIES Series: Showbiz Satires

Join us for 100 YEARS OF MOVIES, a series of films spanning the past century!

Successful movie director John L. Sullivan (Joel McCrea), convinced he won't be able to film his ambitious masterpiece until he has suffered, dons a hobo disguise and sets off on a journey, aiming to "know trouble" first-hand. When all he finds is a train ride back to Hollywood and a beautiful blonde companion (Veronica Lake), he redoubles his efforts, managing to land himself in more trouble than he bargained for when he loses his memory and ends up a prisoner on a chain gang.

Directed by Preston Sturges
Starring Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick
NR | USA | 1941 | 1h 30m

January's "Showbiz Satire" screenings will be introduced by our very own film historian, Liz McLeod.

Get your 100 Years of Movies BIG TICKET, for guaranteed access to all the films in this year-long series (two films each month)! Just $150. Get your ticket here, or at our box office when we're open for shows, or by calling the box office at 594-0070.

This series presents films from every decade the Strand has been in operation, chosen for how they represented the filmmaking style and perspectives of their time. In addition to well-known films, the titles will include lesser-known, high quality releases that have been overlooked, as well as underrepresented movies and directors. The films were curated by Alicia Malone, a host on Turner Classic Movies (TCM); and Strand House Manager Liz McLeod, also a film historian. Each film will be introduced by Malone or McLeod, or a special guest presenter.


Show Dates & Times:

1/28/23 - Saturday

2:00 pm,

$8/Matinee General Admission
$7/Strand Members

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