Nov. 16 at 9:00pm
The Battle of Russia (1943)
The Battle of China (1944)
Two propaganda films in the Frank Capra series “Why we Fight”.
Nov. 17 Double Feature starting at 11am
The North Star (1943)
Five friends from a small Ukrainian village decide to travel to Kiev but their trip is cut short when German aircraft attack and their town falls under Nazi occupation. The film stars Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews and Walter Huston.
Three Came Home (1950) CHARLIE’S PICK OF THE MONTH
This biographical film stars Claudette Colbert as Agnes Newton Keith, a writer whose life is disrupted when the Japanese invade her Borneo home in the early days of World War II.
TRIVIA NUGGET: Claudette Colbert, the film’s lead actress, considered this World War II drama as one of her best films. She had won an Academy Award for Best Actress 15 years earlier for It Happened One Night.