Post-war ‘Paris’ for Friday Films

Apr 14, 2018
Who isn’t in this Technicolor romantic drama? From left are Eva Gabor, Van Johnson and Elizabeth Taylor.

Thomaston — Thomaston Public Library is celebrating Paris in April in this month’s Friday Night Film Series. Films are screened Fridays at 6:30 p.m. in Room 200 of the Thomaston Academy building, 60 Main St./Route 1. The series is presented by Friends of the Thomaston Library.

Up next on April 20 is “The Last Time I Saw Paris” (1954, USA), a nonrated movie that runs 116 minutes. This classic drama is based on a story by F. Scott Fitzgerald set in a post World War II Paris. A tale of ruined marriages and disillusioned people, “The Last Time I Saw Paris” features an all-star cast with great performances by Elizabeth Taylor, Donna Reed and Walter Pidgeon.

The series concludes April 27 with “Midnight in Paris” (2011, Spain/USA/France). Friday Night Films are open to the public and free of charge, but donations are gratefully accepted.

The Thomaston Academy Building is handicapped accessible from the rear entrance, where there is plenty of parking; and light refreshments will be served. For more information, call the library at 354-2453.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or

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