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Classic Film: Gilda (1946) at the El Cerrito Theater

Simply one of the best classic films - and early Noirs - made! Gilda in the black dress is an icon of 1940's Hollywood. Aside from its absorbing storyline, Gilda is an excellent character study of fascinating personalities played by Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, and George McCready. Not a classic film to be missed! There's some fun movie trivia that I'll share with you while we're waiting for the curtain to go up.

Synopsis
When wealthy Ballin Mundson (George Macready) rescues down at his heels gambler Johnny Farrell (Glenn Ford) and invites him to the Buenos Aires casino he owns, both men get more than they wagered on. Farrell convinces Mundson to hire him as casino manager, but is shocked when Mundson introduces his new bride, Gilda (Rita Hayworth). Later, Mundson reveals to Farrell that his primary business is control of an international tungsten cartel that he plans to use to further his fascist ends.
http://www.rialtocinemas.com/index.php?location=cerrito&film=2013_gilda

Start time is 7pm, I will meet you in the LOBBY at 6:30p so we can all sit together. Please purchase your ticket online or at the box office. I'll email my cell to everyone in case you need to reach me.

See you at the movies!

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  • Marilyn

    What a fun movie night! Thanks Ruby & Carissa for joining me. Gilda! Such a great film, for so many reasons. It was a treat for me to get to see it again with first time viewers - thanks for the thrill!

    1 · September 13, 2013

  • Carissa

    Fabulous! Thanks for organizing Marilyn! What a great film in a terrific theatre! Very intense, very sexy! Love Rita Hayworth!

    1 · September 12, 2013

  • Marilyn

    We are the 3rd row up from the screen in the center.

    September 12, 2013

  • Marilyn

    Is anyone here? I'm in line to purchase tix.

    September 12, 2013

  • Marilyn

    Hi All - looking forward to watching Gilda with you tonight. My cell is[masked] if you need to reach me.

    September 12, 2013

  • Marilyn

    Hi Carissa - So excited that you're coming! (Although I'm sure you're ready to get on with it already.)

    1 · September 11, 2013

  • Carissa

    Still no baby so I'm there unless something else comes up!

    1 · September 10, 2013

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  • Marilyn +1
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