Silver Screeners Free Movie Matinee: "You Cant Take it With You"

Date: Sunday, April 30, 2017 1:30 pm

The classic comedy film, “You Can't Take It with You” will be featured at the Silver Screeners Free Classic Movie Matinee on Sunday, April 30, 1:30 p.m. at the Public Library of the Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon.

The 1938 American romantic comedy film directed by Frank Capra and starring Jean Arthur, Lionel Barrymore, James Stewart, and Edward Arnold. Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, the fun film is about a man from a family of rich snobs who becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured, but decidedly eccentric, family.

The film received two Academy Awards from seven nominations: Best Picture and Best Director for Frank Capra. This was Capra's third Oscar for Best Director in just five years, following “It Happened One Night” (1934) and “Mr. Deeds Goes to Town.” It was also the highest-grossing picture of the year.

The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call the main library at 740-392-2665, visit www.knox.net or email [email protected]

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