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Film and Talk: Chimes at Midnight

  • Laundry King 65 Main Street Livingston Manor, NY 12758 (map)

Join CAS at the Laundry King at 65 Main Street, Livingston Manor, NY for a special screening of the classic film Chimes at Midnight (1965), featuring a talkback with programmer Bradley Diuguid. 

A Shakesperean wintry lament for the “death of Merrie England,” with Welles’ “plump Jack Falstaff” and the forces of life and love versus Keith Baxter’s icily ruthless Prince Hal, with John Gielgud’s King Henry the moral center. One of the last films Welles would direct, this was hailed as a critical triumph and a standout among adaptations of Shakespeare to film. 

For a preview of the film, click here to watch the trailer online

Runtime: 115 minutes. Black and white. This film is not rated. Recommended for ages 12 and up. 

Presented as part of our “Year of Shakespeare” at CAS, a festival celebrating the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s life with a year-long slate of live performances, films, and discussions. 

This event is free and open to the public, and donations will be accepted at the door. Presented as part of the "CAS Film Club" series.