Rockland — The Strand Theater’s new film series, 100 Years of Movies, continues. Sullivan’s Journey (1941) Saturday, January 28, 2:00 PM The January film theme is ‘Showbiz Satires’, with film historian and Strand House manager Liz McLeod presenting the film.
of Sullivan’s JourneySuccessful filmmaker John L. Sullivan (Joel McCrea), convinced that he can’t go through the pain of shooting an ambitious masterpiece, dons the disguise of a hobo and decides to “know the problem” first-hand. I’m going on a journey to aim. When all he finds is a train back to Hollywood and a beautiful blonde companion (Veronica Lake), he doubles down on his efforts and ends up losing his memory and becoming a chained prisoner. He managed to throw himself into more issues than he bargained for. gang.
‘100 Years of Movies’ is part of The Strand Theater’s 100th anniversary celebrations in 2023. A film is shown every ten years since the theater has been operating, and a monthly theme is presented. The film was chosen because it represented the style and perspective of filmmaking at the time. In addition to well-known works, the titles include lesser-known but overlooked quality releases and films by underrated directors. The film was curated by Turner Classic Movies (TCM) host Alicia Malone and Strand House Manager Liz MacLeod. Each film is introduced by Malone or McLeod, or a special guest her presenter.
Tickets are $8 for general admission and $7 for Strand members and are available at the box office 30 minutes before showtime.
For more information, visit www.rocklandstrand.com or call (207) 594-0070 EX 3.
The Strand Theater is located at 345 Main Street in Rockland.