Past Nostalgia Night Series


2019 Nostalgia Night Film Series: Picture Perfect

January 13 - Murder on the Orient Express 
All aboard! Join an all-star cast travelling through an Agatha Christie mystery. This 1974 delight stars Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Sean Connery and many, many more.

January 20 - Gaslight
Splendid performances by Charles Boyer and Ingrid Bergman will keep you on the edge of your seat!  This 1944 thriller never grows old.

January 27 - Network
Nominated for ten Academy Awards. The 1976 blockbuster stars Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch, and Robert Duvall. This brilliant satire is a must see!

February 3 - The Talk of the Town
Cary Grant and Jean Arthur star in this witty 1942 romantic love triangle. Seven Oscar nominations make this a sure winner.

February 10 - King Solomon’s Mines
Don’t miss this majestic film. Superb performances by Deborah Kerr and Stewart Granger make this 1950 classic one of the most masterful adventures ever filmed.

February 17 - E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
The beloved extra-terrestrial visits the silver screen once more. Let this heart-warming 1982 blockbuster enchant you again.

February 24 - Sahara
Humphrey Bogart commands an Army patrol lost in the desert. Bogie and his buddies face off with an entire Nazi battalion in this exciting 1943 World War II film.

March 3 - The Poseidon Adventure
Award winning special effects - nine Oscar nominations! Ocean liner vs tidal wave in this 1972 extravaganza. Will Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine and fellow travelers survive? 

March 10 - Lilies of the Field
Sidney Poitier won his only Academy Award for this 1963 gem. This moving film is sure to touch you.

March 17 - Meet Me in St. Louis
Judy Garland and Margaret O’Brien star in this 1944 musical that will leave you with a song in your heart and a smile on your face. 


2018: From the Request Line

2017: To Serve and Entertain

2016: Snubbed

2015: Reel Characters

2014: Play It Again

  • Casablanca   -- starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman; director Michael Curtiz
  • What's New, Pussycat? -- starring Peter Sellers and Peter O'Toole; director:  Clive Donner
  • Shenandoah -- starring James Stewart, Doug McClure; director: Andrew V. McLaglen
  • Top Hat -- starring Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire; director: Mark Sandrich
  • Chariots of Fire -- starring Ben Cross, Ian Charleson; director: Hugh Hudson
  • The Tender Trap -- starring Frank Sinatra, Debbie Reynolds; director: Charles Walters
  • Blazing Saddles -- starring Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder; Director: Mel Brooks
  • The Story of G.I. Joe -- starring Burgess Meredith, Robert Mitchum; director: William A. Wellman
  • Ghostbusters -- staring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd; director: Ivan Reitman
  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes -- Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe; director: Howard Hawks

2013: British Invasion

  • Dr. No -- starring Sean Connery; director: Terence Young
  • Arsenic and Old Lace -- starring Cary Grant; director: Frank Capra 
  • The Eagle Has Landed -- starring Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland, Robert Duvall, and Donald Pleasence; director: John Sturges
  • Royal Wedding -- starring Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, and Peter Lawford; director: Stanley Donen
  • Night Train to Munich, starring Rex Harrison, Paul Henreid, and Margaret Lockwood; director: Carol Reed
  • Airport -- starring Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, Jean Seberg, and Jacqueline Bisset; director: George Seaton
  • Road to Bali --starring Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, and Dorothy Lamour; director: Hal Walker
  • Will Penny -- starring Charlton Heston, Joan Hackett, and Donald Pleasance; director: Tom Gries
  • Vertigo -- starring James Stewart and Kim Novak; director: Alfred Hitchcock
  • Murder by Death -- starring Peter Falk, Alec Guinness, Eileen Brennan; director: Robert Moore

2012: Casting Capers

2011: Living Legends

  • The African Queen, starring Humphrey Bogart, and Katharine Hepburn; director: John Huston
  • Paint Your Wagon, starring Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood, and Jean Seberg; director: Joshua Logan
  • Life with Father, starring William Powell, Irene Dunne, Elizabeth Taylor, Martin Milner, and Edward Gwenn; director: Michael Curtiz
  • Sands of Iwo Jima, starring John Wayne, and Martin Milner; director: Allen Dwan
  • Houseboat, starring Sophia Loren, and Cary Grant; director: Melville Shavelson
  • Ride the High Country, starring Randolph Scott, Joel McCrea, Mariette Hartley; director: Sam Peckinpah
  • The Lion in Winter, starring Katharine Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Anthony Hopkins, Timothy Dalton; director: Anthony Harvey
  • The Spiral Staircase, starring Dorothy McGuire, George Brent, Ethel Barrymore; director: Robert Siodmak
  • The China Syndrome, starring Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, Michael Douglas; director: James Bridges
  • Bus Stop, starring Marilyn Monroe; director: Joshua Logan

2010: Birthday Bash

  • Robin and the Seven Hoods, starring Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra; director: Gordon Douglas
  • Separate Tables, starring Deborah Kerr, Rita Hayworth; director: Delbert Mann
  • Topper, starring Cary Grant, Constance Bennett; director: Norman Z. McLeod
  • Command Decision, starring Clark Gable, Walter Pidgeon; director: Sam Wood
  • The Odd Couple, starring Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau; director: Gene Saks
  • Grease, starring John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John; director: Randal Kleiser
  • In the Heat of the Night , starring Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger; director: Norman Jewison
  • The Postman Always Rings Twice, starring Lana Turner, John Garfield; director: Tay Garnett
  • Blithe Spirit , starring Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings; director:  David Lean
  • 39 Steps, starring Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, director: Alfred Hitchcock

2009:  Cover Story

2008: Favorite Son

  • True Grit -- starring John Wayne, Kim Darby; director: Henry Hathaway
  • A Letter to Three Wives -- starring Jeanne Crain, Linda Darrell, Ann Southern; director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
  • A Streetcar Named Desire -- starring Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando; director: Elia Kazan
  • Teacher's Pet -- starring Clark Gable, Doris Day; director: George Seton
  • The Dirty Dozen -- starring Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine; director: Robert Aldrich
  • On Golden Pond -- starring Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda; director: Mark Rydell
  • Cheaper by the Dozen -- starring Clifton Webb, Myrna Loy; director: Walter Lang
  • High Noon -- starring Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly; director: Fred Zinnemann
  • The Trouble with Harry -- starring John Forsythe, Shirley MacLaine; director: Alfred Hitchcock
  • Easter Parade -- starring Judy Garland, Fred Astaire; director: Charles Walters

2007: The Start of Something Big

  • Brief Encounter -- starring Trevor Howard, and Celia Johnson; director: David Lean
  • Double Indemnity -- starring Fred MacMurray, and Barbara Stanwyck director: Billy Wilder
  • East of Eden -- starring Julie Harris, James Dean, Raymond Massey; director: Elia Kazan
  • Funny Girl -- starring Barbra Streisand and Omar Sharif; director: William Wyler
  • Harvey -- starring James Stewart; director: Henry Koster
  • Notorious -- starring Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman; director: Alfred Hitchcock
  • Stagecoach -- starring John Wayne; director: John Ford
  • Support Your Local Sheriff -- starring James Garner; director: Burt Kennedy
  • To Sir, With Love -- starring Sidney Poitier; director: James Clavell
  • Twelve O'Clock High -- starring Gregory Peck; director: Henry King

2006: Catch a Rising Star

  • 12 Angry Men -- starring Jack Klugman, Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, EG Marshall, and Martin Balsam; director: Sidney Lumet
  • All About Eve -- starring Bette Davis, Marilyn Monroe, and Anne Baxter; director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
  • American Graffiti -- starring Harrison Ford, Richard Dreyfus, Charles Martin Smith, Cindy Williams, and Ronnie Howard; director: George Lucas
  • Annie Get Your Gun -- starring Howard Keel and Betty Hutton; director: George Sidney
  • The Big Sleep -- starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall and Dorothy Malone; director: Howard Hawks
  • On the Waterfront -- starring Martin Balsam, Fred Gwynn, Eva Marie Saint, Marlon Brando, Karl Malden and Rod Steiger; director: Elia Kazan
  • Pillow Talk -- starring Tony Randall, Doris Day and Rock Hudson; director: Michael Gordon
  • Rio Bravo -- starring Angie Dickinson, John Wayne, Dean Martin and Ricky Nelson; director: Howard Hawks
  • Sabrina -- starring William Holden, Humphrey Bogart, and Audrey Hepburn; director: Billy Wilder
  • Von Ryan's Express -- starring James Brolin, Frank Sinatra and Trevor Howard; director: Mark Robson

2005: Behind the Scenes

  • The Apartment -- starring Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine and Fred Mac Murray; director: Billy Wilder
  • Bad Day at Black Rock -- starring Spencer Tracy and Robert Ryan; director: John Sturges
  • Blackboard Jungle -- starring Glenn Ford and Anne Francis; director: Richard Brooks
  • The French Connection -- starring Gene Hackman and Fernando Rey; director: William Friedkin
  • How to Marry a Millionaire -- starring Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable and Lauren Bacall: director: Jean Negulesco
  • The Hustler -- starring Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason; director: Robert Rossen
  • Leave Her to Heaven -- starring Gene Tierney and Cornel Wilde; director: John Stahl
  • Psycho -- starring Anthony Perkins and Janet Liegh; director: Alfred Hitchcock
  • Red River -- starring John Wayne and Montgomery Clift; director: Howard Hawks
  • The Unsinkable Molly Brown -- starring Debbie Reynolds and Harve Presnell; director: Charles Walters

2004: Salute to Radio City Music Hall

  • The Adventures of Robin Hood -- starring Errol Flynn and Olivia de Haviland; director: Michael Curtiz, William Keighley
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof -- starring Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman; director: Richard Brooks
  • Charade -- starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn; director: Stanley Donen
  • Dark Victory -- starring Bette Davis, George Brent; director:  Edmund Goulding
  • The Pink Panther -- starring David Niven and Peter Sellers; director: Blake Edwards
  • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers -- starring Jane Powell and Howard Keel; director: Stanley Donen
  • The Sting -- starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford; director: George Roy Hill
  • Suspicion -- starring Cary Grant and Joan Fontaine; director: Alfred Hitchcock
  • To Kill a Mockingbird -- starring Gregory Peck and John Menga; director: Robert Mulligan
  • Woman of the Year -- starring Spencer Tray and Katharine Hepburn, director: George Stevens

2003: The Midas Touch

  • An Affair to Remember -- starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr; director: Leo McCarey
  • Father of the Bride -- starring Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett and Elizabeth Taylor; director: Vincente Minnelli
  • The Good,  the Bad and the Ugly -- starring Clint Eastwood and Eli Wallach; director: Sergio Leone
  • Meet Me in St. Louis -- starring Judy Garland and Margaret O'Brien; director: Vincente Minnelli
  • Mister Roberts -- starring Henry Fonda and James Cagney; directors: John Ford, Mervyn LeRoy
  • The Quiet Man -- starring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara; director: John Ford
  • Rear Window -- starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly; director: Alfred Hitchcock
  • Sergeant York -- starring Gary Cooper and Walter Brennan; director: Howard Hawks
  • Sunset Blvd. -- starring William Holden and Gloria Swanson; director: Billy Wilder
  • Too Hot to Handle -- starring Clark Gable and Myrna Loy; director: Jack Conway

2002: See the World Upon the Silver Screen

  • Above Suspicion -- starring Joan Crawford and Fred MacMurray; director: Richard Thorpe
  • Blue Hawaii -- starring Elvis Presley and Joan Blackman; director: Norman Taurog
  • Donovan's Reef -- starring John Wayne and Lee Marvin; director: John Ford
  • Goodbye, Mr. Chips -- starring Robert Donat and Greer Garson; director: Sam Wood
  • The Great Race -- starring Tony Curtis and Natalie Wood; director: Blake Edwards
  • Lost Horizon -- starring Ronald Colman and Jane Wyatt; director: Frank Capra
  • The Sundowners -- starring Deborah Kerr and Robert Mitchum; director: Fred Zinnemann
  • To Catch a Thief -- starring Cary Grant and Grace Kelly; director: Alfred Hitchcock
  • The White Cliffs of Dover -- starring Irene Dunne and Alan Marshal; director:  Clarence Brown
  • You Only Live Twice -- starring Sean Connery; director: Lewis Gilbert

2001: Gone but Not Forgotten

  • Bullitt -- starring Steve McQueen and Robert Vaughn; director: Peter Yates
  • The Ghost and Mrs. Muir -- starring Gene Tierney and Rex Harrison;  director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
  • Guys and Dolls -- starring Frank Sinatra, Marlon Brando and Jean Simmons; director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
  • Key Largo -- starring Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall; director: John Huston
  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance -- starring James Stewart and John Wayne; director: John Ford
  • The Night of the Iguana -- starring Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, and Deborah Kerr; director: John Huston
  • North by Northwest -- starring Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint; director: Alfred Hitchcock
  • The Snows of Kilimanjaro -- starring Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward and Ava Gardner; director: Henry King
  • Some Like It Hot -- starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon; director: Billy Wilder
  • The Thin Man -- starring William Powell and Myrna Loy; director: W. S. Van Dyke

2000: Memory Makers

  • Adam's Rib -- starring Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn; director: George Cukor
  • Ben-Hur -- starring Charlton Heston; director: William Wyler
  • Dial M for Murder -- starring Ray Milland and Grace Kelly; director: Alfred Hitchcock
  • Dirty Harry -- starring Clint Eastwood; director: Don Siegel
  • Grapes of Wrath -- starring Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell and John Carradine; director: John Ford
  • It Happened One Night -- starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert; director: Frank Capra
  • Rebel Without a Cause -- starring James Dean and Natalie Wood; director: Nicholas Ray
  • Singin' in the Rain -- starring Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds; directors: Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly
  • Sorry Wrong Number -- starring Barbara Stanwyck and Burt Lancaster; director: Anatole Litvak
  • Stalag 17 -- starring William Holden and Don Taylor; director: Billy Wilder

1999: Lights! Camera! Action!

  • American in Paris -- starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron; director: Vincente Minnelli
  • Finian's Rainbow -- starring Fred Astaire and Petula Clark; director: Francis Ford Coppola
  • Gaslight -- starring Charles Boyer and Ingrid Bergman; director: George Cukor
  • Giant -- starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson and James Dean; director: George Stevens
  • How the West Was Won -- starring James Steward, John Wayne and Gregory Peck; directors: John Ford, Henry Hathaway
  • Laura -- starring Gene Tierney and Dana Andrews; director: Otto Preminger
  • The Man Who Would Be King -- starring Sean Connery and Michael Caine; director: John Huston
  • The Mouse that Roared -- starring Peter Sellers and Jean Seberg;  director: Jack Arnold
  • My Favorite Wife -- starring Irene Dunne and Cary Grant; director: Garson Kanin
  • Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo -- starring Spencer Tracy and Van Johnson; director: Mervyn LeRoy

1998: Box Office Bonanzas

  • Breakfast at Tiffany's -- starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard; director: Blake Edwards
  • The Caine Mutiny -- starring Humphrey Bogart, Jose Ferrar, Van Johnson, Fred MacMurray; director: Edward Dmytryk
  • Deliverance -- starring Jon Voight and Burt Reynolds; director: John Boorman
  • The Graduate -- starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft; director: Mike Nichols
  • The King and I -- starring Yul Brenner and Deborah Kerr; director: Walter Lang
  • M*A*S*H -- starring Donald Sutherland and Elliott Gould; director: Robert Altman
  • A Man for All Seasons -- starring Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller and Robert Shaw; director: Fred Zimmerman
  • The Philadelphia Story -- starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn and James Stewart; director: George Cukor
  • Shane -- starring Alan Ladd and Jean Arthur; director: George Stevens
  • West Side Story -- starring Natalie Wood and George Chakiris; directors: Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise

1997: And the Winner Wasn't

1996: From the Bookshelves to the Big Screen

1995: World War II

  • The Best Years of Our Lives -- starring Frederic March, Dana Andrews and Myrna Loy; director: William Wyler
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai -- starring William Holden and Alec Guinness; director: David Lean
  • Casablanca -- starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman; director: Michael Curtiz
  • The Great Escape -- starring Steve McQueen, James Garner and Richard Attenborough; director: John
  • The Guns of the Navarone -- starring David Niven, Gregory Peck and Anthony Quinn; director: J. Lee Thompson
  • Judgment at Nuremberg -- starring Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster and Richard Widmark; director: Stanley Kramer
  • The Longest Day -- starring John Wayne, Robert Ryan and Richard Burton; directors: Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton and Bernhard Wicki
  • Mrs. Miniver -- starring Greer Garson and Walter Pigeon; director: William Wyler
  • Patton -- starring George C. Scott and Karl Malden; director: Franklin J. Schaffner
  • Schindler's List -- starring Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes and Ben Kingsley; director: Steven Spielberg