Explore the rise and fall of the fabled MGM studios with four film musicals: Babes in Arms, Meet Me in St. Louis, Singin' in the Rain, and The Unsinkable Molly Brown.
The film for this program will be The Unsinkable Molly Brown is a 1964 film version of the 1960 musical of the same title, directed by Charles Walters. Molly is a poor, uneducated mountain girl who leaves her rural home in search of respect, a wealthy husband, and a better life. This film is a fictionalized account of the life of Margaret “Molly” Brown, who survived the 1912 sinking of the RMS Titanic. Debbie Reynolds was nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award for her portrayal of the title character.
Bob Coscarelli, professor emeritus at College of Lake County, introduces the film and leads the discussion after the showing.
Doors open at 1:45pm.