Screwball Romantic Comedy Before the War

Join us for a comprehensive exploration of screwball comedies made during the 1930s and early 40s.

Title of Film Event:  Screwball!  Romantic Comedy before the War

Where:  Main Library, 915 Monroe Street,  2nd Floor Events Room

Dates: February 6, 13, 27, March 5, 12, 19

Time: 6:00PM

Join us for a comprehensive exploration of screwball comedies made during the 1930s and early 40s.  David Lilly, Dr. Jennifer Garlen and UNA instructor,  Anissa Graham, will discuss these innovative and popular comedies that remain some of the most respected films in Hollywood history.

Free admission!

 

Schedule of Films

  • February 6: It Happened One Night (1934) starring Clark Gable & Claudette Colbert
  • February 13: Ninotchka (1939) starring Greta Garbo & Melvyn Douglas
  • February 27: His Girl Friday (1940) starring Cary Grant & Rosalind Russell
  • March 5: To Be or not To Be (1941) starring Carole Lombard & Jack Benny
  • March 12: The Philadelphia Story (1941) Katharine Hepburn , Cary Grant & Jimmy Stewart
  • March 19: Palm Beach Story (1942) starring Claudette Colbert & Joel McCrea
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