Pre-Code Film Series Continues Thursday, April 23rd at 7 PM with “I am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang”

b70-10931Albright Memorial Library continues its Pre-Code Classic Film Series on Thursday, April 23rd at 7 PM with 1932’s I am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang starring Paul Muni .

Paul Muni earned a well-deserved Best Actor Oscar nomination for his performance as a down-on-his-luck World War I veteran who faces inhumane conditions when he is sentenced to hard labor at a prison camp.

Early birds will be treated to classic Looney Tunes shorts starting at 6:30 PM.

As an extra bonus, the 15-minute short film Daydreams of a Scarface Addict, directed by Scranton’s own Morris Mertz, will screen at 6:45 PM.

The Classic Pre-Code film series is being sponsored by The Friends of Scranton Public Library, who are also generously providing refreshments.

All screenings in the Pre-Code Classic Film Series are free with your library card, but seating is limited and registration is strongly suggested.

For more information, or to register, please contact Bill at (570) 348-3000, x3008 or email; you may also click here to register online.

The Pre-Code Classic film series will continue throughout April on Thursdays at 7 PMĀ  in the Community Room (basement of Lackawanna County Children’s Library).

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