SCF, Manatee-Sarasota to Present Films of the 50s

(Bradenton, Fla., Jan. 12, 2016) — Glamour, mystery and ultimate coolness, State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) offers it all during a spring series: Films of the 50s. The series, which begins in February and runs through April, is open to the public and features films from every year in the 1950s, starting with “Sunset Boulevard” and ending with “Some Like it Hot.”

Films will be shown on select Tuesdays at the SCF Film Screening Room, SCF Bradenton, Building 10, Room 115, 5840 26th St. W. Film professor Del Jacobs has curated the program and will introduce the films. Sessions, which include two features and newsreel, previews and shorts from the time period, begin at 9:30 a.m. and run until about 1:30 p.m. Students and community members who want to attend one or more of the sessions may register through SCF Corporate & Community Development. Each session has an $8 registration fee.

Films featured Feb. 14-28 include “Strangers on a Train,” “Showboat” and “The Greatest Show on Earth.” In March audience members can see “Rebel Without a Cause,” “Shane” and “Carmen Jones.” The series finishes in April with “High Society,” “Sweet Smell of Success,” Jailhouse Rock” and “Vertigo.”

The 50s were an exciting time to be a moviegoer. Each of the sessions recreates the movie-going experience of the 1950s. For more information or to register call 941-752-5203

 Some Like It Hot

Some Like it Hot will end the series.

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