at the Philadelphia Film Center
The screwball comedies of Hollywood’s Golden Age continue to cause shrieks with every double entendre and twisted wordplay.
$14 | $9 for PFS Members
Three Film Bundle
$33 | $24 for PFS Members
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PRESTON STURGES | USA | 1941 | 94 MIN
April 1 | 4:00 PM / April 22 | 3:30 PM | Film Center
The unforgettable Barbara Stanwyck sets her mark on good ol’ boy Henry Fonda in this endlessly entertaining tale of love at first con from Hollywood’s Golden-era genius, Preston Sturges.
FRANK CAPRA | USA | 1934 | 105 MIN
April 5 | 7:00 PM / April 27 | 7:00 PM | Film Center
Equally feverishly funny and romantic, Clark Gable’s reporter only seeks a coveted exclusive when he finds himself stranded at a bus station with spoiled heiress Claudette Colbert until his heart takes the lede.
HOWARD HAWKS | USA | 1940 | 92 MIN
April 8 | 2:30 PM / April 26 | 7:00 PM | Film Center
The definitive screwball comedy finds Cary Grant hilariously trying to stop journalist, and ex-wife, Rosalind Russell from remarrying in a legendary battle of wit and iconic one-liners.