Fall/Winter Monday Night Film Buffs Series

October, 2017 – April, 2018

The Toronto Film Society’s 69th Season of the Sunday Matinee Film Buffs Program is here.  Featuring another 14 classic films in 7 double-bill screenings from September to March.

All films in the Monday Evening Film Buffs Program will screen at the Carlton Cinema. Doors open at 6:30 pm and screenings begin at 7:00 pm sharp. There will be a 15 minute intermission between films.

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  • Shanghai Express (1932)

     Run Time: 80 min. | b/w Director: Josef von Sternberg Stars: w. Marlene Dietrich, Clive Brook, Anna May Wong, Warner Oland, Eugene Pallette  Genres: Adventure | Drama | Romance Storyline The keen eye...

    4

    The General Died at Dawn (1936)

     Run Time: 97 min. | b/w Director: Lewis Milestone Stars: w. Gary Cooper, Madeleine Carroll, Akim Tamiroff, Porter Hall  Genres: Adventure | Crime | Film Noir Storyline Clifford Odets scripted this exotic, well-directed...

    4

    The Medium (1951)

     Run Time: 95 min. | b/w Director: Gian Carlo Menotti Stars: w. Marie Powers, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Leopoldo Savona  Genres: Drama| Music Storyline Menotti’s strange, brooding opera is well-sung here....

    3

    The Queen of Spades (1949)

     Run Time: 95 min. | b/w Director: Thorold Dickinson Stars: w. Anton Walbrook, Edith Evans, Ronald Howard, Yvonne Mitchell  Genres: Drama| Horror Storyline Set in 1806, a bizarrely-mounted adaptation of...

    4

    If You Could Only Cook (1935)

     Run Time: 70 min. | b/w Director: William A. Seiter Stars: w. Jean Arthur, Herbert Marshall, Leo Carrillo, Lionel Stander  Genres: Comedy| Romance Storyline An Odd Couple indeed, Arthur and...

    4

    I Am a Camera (1955)

     Run Time: 98 min. | b/w Director: Henry Cornelius Stars: w. Julie Harris, Laurence Harvey, Shelley Winters, Ron Randell  Genres: Drama  Storyline The story of a young author and a...

    4

    Deluge (1933)

     Run Time: 70 min. | b/w Director: Felix E. Feist Stars: w. Peggy Shannon, Lois Wilson, Sidney Blackmer, Matt Moore  Genres: Drama | Sci-Fi   | Pre-Code Storyline When an earthquake in the Pacific...

    4

    Hot Dog (1930)

     Run Time: 15 min. | b/w Directors: Zion Myers, Jules White  Genres: Short | Comedy Storyline There’s a dangerous “dame” on trial in this hilarious “All Barkie” tale (or should we say...

    4

    Back Page (1934)

     Run Time: 65 min. | b/w Director: Anton Lorenze Stars: w. Peggy Shannon, Russell Hopton, Claude Gillingwater, Sterling Holloway  Genres: Drama | Crime Storyline Shannon is a young reporter fired from a...

    4

    Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1934)

     Run Time: 80 min. | b/w Director: Norman Taurog Stars: w. Pauline Lord, W.C. Fields, Zasu Pitts, Kent Taylor  Genres: Drama | Adventure | Thriller Storyline An optimistic fable about a never-say-die woman...

    4

    My Little Chickadee (1940)

     Run Time: 83 min. | b/w Director: Edward F. Cline Stars: Mae West, W.C. Fields, Joseph Calleia, Ruth Donnelly  Genres: Comedy | Western Storyline Fields’ and West’s only appearance together, in a...

    4

    The Naked Jungle (1954)

     Run Time: 95 min. | colour Director: Byron Haskin Stars: Eleanor Parker, Charlton Heston, Abraham Sofaer, William Conrad  Genres: Drama | Adventure | Thriller Storyline Heston and wife Parker are besieged in their...

    4

    Edge of Eternity (1959)

     Run Time: 80 min. | colour Director: Don Siegel Stars: Cornel Wilde, Victoria Shaw, Mickey Shaughnessy, Jack Elam  Genres: Drama | Crime | Mystery Storyline Suspenseful “cops and robbers” stuff with Wilde as...

    4

    Home at Seven (1952)

     Run Time: 85 min. | b/w Director: Ralph Richardson Stars: Ralph Richardson, Margaret Leighton, Jack Hawkins  Genres: Drama | Crime | Mystery Storyline In this clever mystery-melodrama, a bank clerk returns home to...

    The Sleeping Tiger (1954)

     Run Time: 89 min. | b/w Director: Joseph Losey (as Victor Hanbury) Stars: w. Alexis Smith, Dirk Bogarde, Alexander Knox, Hugh Griffith  Genres: Drama | Film Noir | Thriller Storyline Psychiatrist...

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