The Original Breakfast & a Movie - Rear Window @ Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall, Pittsburgh [27 May]

The Original Breakfast & a Movie - Rear Window

10:00 - 13:00

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Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall
300 Beechwood Ave, Carnegie, Pennsylvania 15106
Sunday, May 27th — The Original Breakfast & a Movie presented at ANDREW CARNEGIE FREE LIBRARY & MUSIC HALL in CARNEGIE, PA. Located at 300 Beechwood Ave, the hall is a true regional treasure, with a wonderful historic auditorium.

Join us for a light brunch and a classic movie. Breakfast and a Movie is $15 ($13 for Members) catered by Food by Lyndsey Catering!

The Menu:
~ Hitchcock’s Hash (Sausage, Potatoes, Bell Peppers, & Onions w/Fresh Herbs)
~ Lisa Fremont’s Fruit Skewers
~ Detective Doyle’s Donut French Toast Bake
~ Stella’s Scrambled Eggs

*You must order your brunch ticket by 11pm, Thursday, May 24th ONLINE ONLY.
Doors open for the brunch at 10:00am, and the film starts at 11am. MOVIE-ONLY TICKETS are $2.


THE FILM: Laid up with a broken leg, photojournalist L.B. Jeffries (James Stewart) is confined to his tiny, sweltering courtyard apartment. To pass the time between visits from his nurse (Thelma Ritter) and his fashion model girlfriend Lisa (Grace Kelly), the binocular-wielding Jeffries stares through the rear window of his apartment at the goings-on in the other apartments around his courtyard. As he watches his neighbors, he assigns them such roles and character names as "Miss Torso" (Georgine Darcy), a professional dancer with a healthy social life or "Miss Lonelyhearts" (Judith Evelyn), a middle-aged woman who entertains nonexistent gentlemen callers. Of particular interest is seemingly mild-mannered travelling salesman Lars Thorwald (Raymond Burr), who is saddled with a nagging, invalid wife. One afternoon, Thorwald pulls down his window shade, and his wife's incessant bray comes to a sudden halt. Out of boredom, Jeffries casually concocts a scenario in which Thorwald has murdered his wife and disposed of the body in gruesome fashion. Trouble is, Jeffries' musings just might happen to be the truth. One of Alfred Hitchcock's very best efforts, Rear Window is a crackling suspense film that also ranks with Michael Powell's Peeping Tom (1960) as one of the movies' most trenchant dissections of voyeurism. As in most Hitchcock films, the protagonist is a seemingly ordinary man who gets himself in trouble for his secret desires. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Rear Window is certified 100% on Rotten Tomatoes!

Sunday May 27th, 2018
(Classic/Drama/Mystery/Suspense/1954/PG/115 min)
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