SESSION: Sunday 4th February at 7pm


Mildred Pierce

(1945, dir. Michael Curtiz, w/ Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott, Eve Arden)

When Mildred Pierce's wealthy husband leaves her for another woman, Mildred decides to raise her two daughters on her own. Despite Mildred's financial successes in the restaurant business, her oldest daughter, Veda, resents her mother for degrading their social status. In the midst of a police investigation after the death of her second husband, Mildred must evaluate her own freedom and her complicated relationship with her daughter. (IMDB)

FILM INFO 4444(IMDB rating)


The Women

(1939, dir. George Cukor, w/ Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell, Mary Boland)

The Women will start at approximately 9:17pm, and finish at approximately 11:36pm.

Wealthy Mary Haines is unaware her husband is having an affair with shopgirl Crystal Allen. Sylvia Fowler and Edith Potter discover this from a manicurist and arrange for Mary to hear the gossip. On the train taking her to a Reno divorce Mary meets the Countess and Miriam (in an affair with Fowler's husband). While they are at Lucy's dude ranch, Fowler arrives for her own divorce and the Countess meets fifth husband-to-be Buck. Back in New York, Mary's ex is now unhappily married to Crystal who is already in an affair with Buck. When Sylvia lets this story slip at an exclusive nightclub, Crystal brags of her plans for a still wealthier marriage, only to find the Countess is the source of all Buck's money. Crystal must return to the perfume counter and Mary runs back to her husband. (IMDB)

FILM INFO 4444(IMDB rating)