Movie Presentations

Films I have introduced and discussed at

The Great Movies Series

at the Severna Park Library

12 Angry Men (1957)

Ace in the Hole (1951)


The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)


Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)


The Bank Dick (1940)

Big Night (1996) Virtual


Casablanca (1942)

Charade (1963) Virtual


Double Indemnity (1944) 2016, and kicking off Noirvember 2019

Duck Soup (1933)


The Elephant Man (1980)

A Face in the Crowd (1957)

The Great Dictator (1940) Virtual

The Hitch-Hiker (1953)

Howards End (1992) Virtual

In a Lonely Place (1950)

King Kong (1933)

King of Hearts (1966) Virtual

The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019) Virtual

The Lavender Hill Mob (1951) Virtual

Léon Morin, Priest (1961) Virtual​

Local Hero (1983)


The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

Marty (1955)

Michael Clayton (2007)

The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944) Virtual

Murder on the Orient Express (1974) Virtual

Nebraska (2013) Virtual

Network (1976) kicking off the "What Were the '70s Trying to Tell Us?" series


The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Night of the Living Dead (1968) 

Notorious (1946)

The Old Dark House (1932) Virtual

Passion Fish (1992) Virtual


Phoenix (2014)

Playtime (1967)

Rear Window (1954)

Ride the High Country (1962)

Royal Wedding (1951) Virtual


The Searchers (1956)

Seconds (1966) Virtual

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)

Seven Samurai (1954) Virtual


Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

Sherlock Jr. (1924) with special guest Imogen Sara Smith (Virtual)


Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

Son of Rambow (2007) Virtual

Strangers on a Train (1951)

Top Hat (1935)

Transit (2019) Virtual

The Trip to Bountiful (1985) Virtual

The Wages of  Fear (1953) Virtual

The Wind Will Carry Us (1999) Virtual

Zodiac (2007) Virtual


Special Events

All the President’s Men (1976) Epic Saturday Movie

Apollo 11 (2019), celebrating the 50th anniversary of the mission, 2019


The Asphalt Jungle (1950) Film Noir Theatre


The Big Clock (1948) Forgotten Film Noir

Blue Collar (1978) What Were the '70s Trying to Tell Us?


Cat People (1942) Forgotten Horror

Cold Turkey (1971) What Were the '70s Trying to Tell Us?

The Conversation (1974) What Were the '70s Trying to Tell Us?

Cutter's Way (1981) What Were the '70s Trying to Tell Us?

Gaslight (1944) Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Here and There (Aquí y Allá, 2012)​ Hispanic Heritage Month with Eva Fernandez, 2020 (virtual)

I Am Not Your Negro (2016) Black History Month, 2019


Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)


Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)


I Walked with a Zombie (1943) Forgotten Horror

Killer of Sheep (1977) Black History Month, 2020

The Killers (1946) Noirvember 2019

Metropolis (1927) Epic Saturday Movie


The Narrow Margin (1952) Forgotten Film Noir

Out of the Past (1947) Film Noir Theatre 2015; Noirvember 2019


Paradise Now (2005) International Movie Month, 2017; World Cinema Series 2019

Purple Noon (1960) World Cinema Series, 2019

The Red Shoes (1948) Epic Saturday, with special guest presenter Ann Glenn


The Right Stuff (1983)  Epic Saturday Movie

Rio Bravo (1959) Epic Saturday Movie


Selma (2014) Black History Month, 2018

They Shall Not Grow Old (2018) Veterans Day Movie, 2019


They Were Expendable (1945) Veterans Day Movie, 2017

Other Presentations  and Series


Film Restoration and Preservation During a Pandemic, with special guest

Eddie Muller, 2020 (virtual)

Forgotten Film Noir, 2016


Forgotten Horror, 2016

The Future of Movies and Movie Theaters, with special guest Todd Hitchcock of the AFI Silver, 2020 (virtual) 

Noirvember Film Noir Festival, 2019


Today's Movie Choices: How Did We Get from Casablanca to Superheroes and Sequels?, 2018

What Were the '70s Trying to Tell Us?, 2019

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