Montclair, N.J. – On Wednesdays at 2 p.m., Montclair Public Library hosts The Every Wednesday Matinee, a classic film series presented in its auditorium. In January 2018, Bette Davis movies will be shown. The movies are as follows:

Marked woman (January 3) - Starring Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Lola Lane.

A crusading DA persuades a clip joint "party girl" to testify against her mobster boss after her innocent sister is accidentally murdered during one of his unsavory "parties". (1937, 96 minutes, black & white).

Sign Up for E-News

 

In this our life (January 10) - Starring Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, George Brent.

The day before her wedding, a pampered young woman absconds with her sister's husband; in retaliation, her sister begins seeing the woman's former fiancé. (1942, 97 minutes, black & white).

 

All this, and Heaven too (January 17) - Starring Bette Davis, Charles Boyer, Jeffrey Lynn.

A duchess' irrational behavior toward the governess of her children triggers tragic events that will change her family's lives forever. (1940, 143 minutes, black & white).

 

Dark Victory (January 24) - Starring Bette Davis, George Brent, Humphrey Bogart.

A young socialite is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, and must decide whether or not she'll meet her final days with dignity. (1939, 104 minutes, black & white).

 

Jezebel (January 31) – Starring Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, George Brent.

In 1850s Louisiana, a free-spirited Southern belle loses her fiancé due to her stubborn vanity and pride, and vows to win him back. (1938, 103 minutes, black & white).

 

All films are free and open to the public, and the library is handicapped accessible. For more information and the library calendar, visit montclairlibrary.org/calendar or call 973-744-0500 ext. 2280.

About Montclair Public Library

Founded in 1893, Montclair Public Library serves the citizens of Montclair, New Jersey through two facilities: the Main Library at 50 S. Fullerton Avenue and the Bellevue Branch at 185 Bellevue Avenue. Montclair Public Library relies on municipal and private funding to offer a host of free educational programs, family events and services seven days a week, changing lives every day through words, ideas and community connections.