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CIFF Presents ‘Excessive Society’: What We Used To Love About Motion pictures | Coronado Island Information

Not that there’s something mistaken with well-made, highly effective movies that tackle the intense social problems with our time, movies that make us suppose, talk about, and possibly even open up our minds about issues; however this isn’t certainly one of them. This one is pure enjoyable leisure in each body, a reminder of why we fell in love with motion pictures within the first place.

Coronado Island Movie Competition will deliver “Excessive Society” (1956) to the large display screen as a part of its month-to-month Traditional Movie Collection on Wednesday, September 28 in Coronado’s Village Theatre, 820 Orange Ave. Tickets, which embrace complimentary grownup drinks and different refreshments, are $15 and could also be bought prematurely at (most popular), or on the CIFF desk on the door starting at 4:45 p.m. on the night time of the screening (money or bank card). Theatre doorways will open at 5 p.m. for a “Meet and Greet” within the auditorium, adopted by a classic basic cartoon and have presentation at 5:30 p.m.

A musical remake of the 1940 movie “The Philadelphia Story” with Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, and James Stewart, “Excessive Society” stars an impossibly lovely 26-year-old Grace Kelly as Newport socialite Tracy Lord, who’s getting ready for her upcoming society marriage ceremony whereas residing in a beautiful Newport mansion, sporting beautiful Helen Rose garments, and being concurrently wooed by her ex-husband (Bing Crosby), who needs her again, and a wise-cracking, quite-smitten journal reporter (Frank Sinatra), who has been despatched, together with a fellow reporter, performed by Celeste Holm, to cowl the marriage. John Lund is featured as George Kittredge, Tracy’s rigidly snobbish fiancé, as is Louis Armstrong, in a beautiful position as himself. The unique musical rating by Cole Porter, his first in eight years, was nominated for an Academy Award. Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly’s charming duet, “True Love,” written by Porter, was one million vendor and gained platinum data for each Crosby and Kelly.

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Subsequent month, as you gaze out your window on the alarming variety of large ugly black crows on the town, put together your self for some basic Alfred Hitchcock. CIFF will creep you out in time for Halloween with “The Birds” on Wednesday, Oct. 26. Tickets are already promoting.

And – earlier than you already know it – CIFF 2022 might be right here! Nov. 9-13! Wonderful issues are in retailer for you as plans are shaping up for our seventh, best-ever 12 months! Go to to buy your pageant passes, and for the newest information and updates on movies and pageant occasions.

VOL. 112, NO. 38 – Sept. 21, 2022

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