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Are you a fan of great movies? Then head to Culpeper, at the Library of Congress' Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation (long name, but worth it!), 19053 Mount Pony Road.
You can catch some brilliant films in a beautiful setting in September. Not only will you see great movies on the big screen, but it's free.
Please reserve your seat in advance, because they can fill up. Info: 540/827-1079, ext. 79994; loc.gov/avcon
THURSDAY, SEPT. 20,
"Midnight" (1939): A penniless chorus girl stranded in Paris masquerades as a Hungarian countess to help a millionaire break up his wife's affair with another man. With Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, John Barrymore and Mary Astor. Romantic comedy. Black-and-white.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 21, 7:30 P.M.
"Thief" (1981): An expert jewel thief and hard-boiled ex-convict agrees to take one last job before he goes straight--with dire consequences. With James Caan, Tuesday Weld and Willie Nelson. Crime thriller. Color. Rated R.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 22,
"Grand Prix" (1966): Outstanding racing cinematography is the star of this story that follows four Formula One drivers throughout a racing season. With James Garner, Yves Montand, Antonia Sabato, Brian Bedford and Eva Marie Saint. Sports drama. Technicolor.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 27,
"Holiday" (1938): A rebellious young heiress finds a kindred spirit in her stodgy sister's freethinking fiance. With Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn. Romantic comedy. Black-and-white.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 28, 7:30 P.M.
"Last Year at Marienbad" (1961): A wealthy man tries to convince a bored socialite that they had an affair a year earlier. With Giorgio Albertazzi and Delphine Seyrig. Surrealist psychological drama. Black-and-white. In French with English subtitles.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 29, 10 A.M.
"Saturday Morning Cartoons" (1933-1956): Join Bugs Bunny Yosemite Sam, Porky Pig, Pepe Le Pew, Tweety & Sylvester, Mighty Mouse, Popeye and more in a Saturday morning fun-fest. The program will include three titles from the National Film Registry: "Gerald McBoing Boing," "Porky in Wackyland," and "One Froggy Evening." Color and black-and-white.