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JANUARY Mon., Jan. 4Early registration opens for Niles District cardholders who bring their completed 10-punch film card.  &WATCH TO WIN contest begins Mon., Jan.11Registration opens for all Niles District cardholders Mon., Jan. 25Registration opens for all NON-Niles District cardholders Tues., Jan. 26, 2pmRebecca, Not Rated, 130 min FEBRUARY Mon., Feb. 8PICK THE WINNERS contest begins […]

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Can Cary Grant be a murderer? That is the question director Alfred Hitchcock attempts to answer in this film. Grant plays wandering playboy Johnny Aysgarth who catches the eye of rich, dull Lena, played in her Oscar-winning role by Joan Fontaine. The question that continually plagues the audience, and eventually Lena, is why did Johnny […]

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Alfred Hitchcock’s first film made in America, with producer David O. Selznick of Gone with the Wind fame, sealed the director’s fate as an established and successful filmmaker. Rebecca won the Best Picture Oscar in 1940, even though Hitchcock was overlooked as Best Director. This is not to say the film is without flaws. Joan […]

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