Kimball Theatre: When the Movies Come to Town!

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February 15, 2008

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**Friday, February 15**

John Wayne in Williamsburg
2:30 p.m. — 3:00 p.m. Presentations on John Wayne’s film career, local popularity and visits to town.
3:00 p.m. “The Shootist” — 1976 (Paramount Pictures)

King Kong Takes Merchant’s Square!
5:00 p.m. — 6:30 p.m. Reception followed by welcoming remarks by Arthur Knight, director of film studies, College of William and Mary.

p. 6:30 p.m. “King Kong” — 1933 (RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.)

Forget the Movie! Start the Show!
10:30 p.m. “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” — 1975 (20th Century Fox)

**Saturday, February 16**

Kids at the Movies and in the Movies
10:30 — 11:30 a.m. Short films from the Little Rascals, Looney Tunes, Three Stooges and excerpts from Shirley Temple, Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton films.

p. 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Reflections on Shirley Temple and American Kids’ Culture by Professor John Kasson, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, author of “The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression.”

Race Relations in and at the Movies
2:30 — 3:30 p.m. Presentations on black movie-going in Williamsburg led by Professor Arthur Knight, College of William and Mary, author of “Disintegrating the Musical: Black Performance and American Musical Film.”
3:30 p.m. “In the Heat of the Night” — 1967 (MGM)

**Sunday, February 17**

Immigrants, Gangsters and Art Film
1:30 p.m. “Godfather” — 1972 (Paramount Pictures)
7:00 p.m. “Blowup” — 1966 (MGM) (On William and Mary campus)

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