Michael Caine Kicks off Wednesday Matinees

As always, the Montclair Public Library will continue their free Wednesday matinees by featuring Michael Caine titles this January.

Start the year right with the Michael Caine screenings at MPL.

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Photo courtesy of Montclair Public Library.

Although it may be a new year, some things are better unchanged. The Montclair Public Library will continue their Every Wednesday Matinee beginning Jan. 4 at 2 p.m. For those of who aren’t familiar with their weekly program, the library will feature classic films presented in their auditorium.

“A regular attendee of the screenings suggested we do a Michael Caine month. I love when people give suggestions. It makes my job easier,” said Chelsea Dodd, information specialist.

Below are the Michael Caine titles being screened this January:

  • The Italian Job (Jan. 4) – Starring Michael Caine, Noël Coward and Benny Hill. Comic caper movie about a plan to steal a gold shipment from the streets of Turin by creating a traffic jam. (1969, 99 minutes, color)
  • There will be no film shown on Jan. 11.
  • The Last Valley (Jan. 18– Starring Michael Caine, Omar Sharif and Florinda Bolkan. People in a small German village in the last valley to remain untouched by the devastating Thirty Years’ War try to exist in peace with a group of soldiers occupying the valley. (1971, 120 minutes, color)
  • Billion Dollar Brain (Jan. 25) – Starring Michael Caine, Karl Malden and Ed Begley. A former British spy stumbles into in a plot to overthrow Communism with the help of a supercomputer. But who is working for whom? (1967, 111 minutes, color)

The Montclair Public Library‘s Main Library Auditorium is located on 50 South Fullerton Ave. All films are free and open to the public, and the library is handicapped accessible. For more information and the library calendar, please visit montclairlibrary.org/calendar or call 973-744-0500 ext. 2235

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