Dec. 8

1:00pm  Rialto Revisited: Charles Dickens Shorts

Several short films exploring Charles Dickens and Christmas, including Vincent Price narrating “A Christmas Carol, and Dickens Great grandson enacting a reading.

3:00pm Rialto Revisited: A Christmas Memory (1966, Director Frank Perry)

A TV movie narrated and based on the Truman Capote autobiographical short story, starring Geraldine Page. “It’s fruitcake weather!”

Dec. 15

1:00pm   Rialto Revisited: Angel on my Shoulder (1946, Director Archie Mayo) 1h 20m
Claude Rains is the devil who makes a deal with a gangster to create havoc in an honest judge’s life.

3:00pm Quicksand (1950, director Irving Pichel) 1h 19m

Film noir movie, starring Mickey Rooney, Peter Lorre. Mickey Rooney is a young mechanic that slips into a quicksand of crime.

Dec. 22
1:00pm Rialto Revisited: The Bishop’s Wife (1947, Director Henry Koster)

Stars Cary Grant, David Niven as the Bishop, and Loretta Young as the wife. A holiday classic.
3:00pm Rialto Revisited: Meet John Doe (1941, Director Frank Capra) 122 minutes

A man threatens to jump off a building on Christmas eve to protest society’s problems. Is John Doe real? Does he help us find our best selves? Stars Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck.

Rialto Revisited is a collaboration between the Little Theatre and New London Roaming Cinema. We’re revisiting our shared pop culture history by showing classic movies. Free showing; suggested donation of $5/person. Sponsored by Southwest Minnesota Arts Council.

Dec. 29 – 1:00pm It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947, directed by Roy Del Ruth) 1 h 20 m
A unique holiday classic featuring Victor Moore, Charles Ruggles, Gale Storm, and Ann Harding. A hobo makes his home in a boarded up New York City mansion. Hi-jinks ensue when the owner’s daughter comes home early and falls in love with one of the squatters. What will happen when her parents meet the interlopers?

Dec. 29 – 3:00pm  Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982, director/writer Jack Haley Jr.) 2 h 15 m  Documentary showcasing comedy history, featuring American comedy clips from the 1920s to 1970s, narrated by Walter Matthau, Carol Burnett, Burt Reynolds, and Richard Pryor.

For all showings:
Where: New London Little T; 24 Central Av E; New London, MN

There will be short films played between the double features!

Rialto Revisited is a collaboration between the Little Theatre and New London Roaming Cinema. We’re revisiting our shared pop culture history by showing classic movies.

Free showing; suggested donation of $5/person. Concessions will be available for sale. Sponsored by Southwest Minnesota Arts Council. Please visit our Facebook page or website for more details.

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