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Favorite Films of the ’30’s and ’40’s: The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938)

Tuesday, April 4 @ 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm


Members & guests–free. To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before the event, a confirmation email will be sent to registered attendees with details to join via Zoom.
This month’s film is The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938). From Wikipedia: “The Big Broadcast of 1938 is a Paramount Pictures musical comedy film starring W. C. Fields and featuring Bob Hope. Directed by Mitchell Leisen, the film is the last in a series of Big Broadcast movies that were variety show anthologies. This film featured the debut of Hope’s signature song, ‘Thanks for the Memory’ by Ralph Rainger.” (Watch a clip featuring the song below!)
If you choose to watch the movie before the discussion, it is available to view for free on YouTube.


(04.04.23) Favorite Films - the Big Broadcast of 1938
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Tuesday, April 4
4:45 pm - 5:45 pm


Chicago, IL United States
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