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SUNDAY SPECIAL: Brunch & Classic Film "The Shop Around The Corner" ($10)

Join us for a great Sunday event featuring a buffet-style brunch and a screening of The Shop Around the Corner, a 1940 film starring James Stewart and Margaret Sullavan.

The cost of the brunch and movie is only $10, including tax. Drinks and gratuities are extra.

This event is being hosted by Alex, our group's classic film buff who heads up Toronto Classic Films, one of Belinda's favourite meetup groups.


The Shop Around the Corner is a romantic comedy from 1940, produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch. Two clerks, played by James Stewart and Margaret Sullavan, working in the same gift shop in Hungary can hardly stand one another. Neither one of them realize that they’re falling in love with each other as anonymous pen pals.

The Shop Around the Corner has an outstanding 100 per cent rating from The movie, "You’ve Got Mail", starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan is the modern remake of this classic film. More information.



Enjoy brunch before the movie. The following items will be served: Scrambled eggs, toast, jam, bacon, sausage, home fries, breakfast wraps, yoghurt, French toast and syrup, fresh fruit. Bon appetite!


DATE: Sunday, July 21, 2013

TIME: Brunch begins at 12 noon. Film begins at about 1:30 p.m. Meet Alex at noon.

WHERE: The Central Bar, 603 Markham Street, Main Floor, Toronto, Ontario. (Located in Mirvish Village near Honest Ed's, about one block from the Bathurst station on the Bloor subway line.)

FILM LENGTH: 99 minutes

BRUNCH & MOVIE PRICE: $10, includes tax. Drinks and gratuities are extra.

MEETUP FEE: No meetup fee



RSVP on this event page and show up at 12 noon on the day of the event.



Meet Alex at 12 noon on the main floor of The Central. He looks like his photo (salt and pepper hair and a white moustache), or just ask for him.

ABOUT THE CENTRAL: The Central is a Toronto hot spot for musicians, artists and poets in the Bloor / Bathurst area of downtown Toronto. It's located beside Honest Ed's in the heart of Mirvish Village.

PARKING: Metered parking is available on Bloor, Bathurst and Markham Streets. A city parking lot is located just north of Bloor on Markham Street. A private lot is located on Lennox Street.




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  • Jenny H.

    Very enjoyable

    July 22, 2013

  • Margaret T.

    Great movie and great people/

    July 22, 2013

  • Sunny C.

    I love James Stewart!

    July 15, 2013

  • Dagmar

    unfortunately not this time but look forward to the next event

    July 13, 2013

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