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John Wayne Film Festival

Friday, September 15, 2017, 7:30 PM
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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 2:00 PM

The Presque Isle District Library premieres the John Wayne Film Festival at the Rogers City Theater starting on Friday, September 15th at 7:30 pm through Sunday, September 17, 2017.  Friday evening features the classic, The Quiet Man co-starring Maureen O'Hara.

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Saturday, September 16 at 2:00 pm features True Grit, the 1969 film classic co-starring Kim Darby and Glen Campbell.  This film introduces the audience to the character, Marshal Rooster Cogburn.  Then at 4:30 pm, The Cowboys  co-starring Bruce Dern, Colleen Dewhurst, and Slim Pickens.  The evening concludes at 7:30 pm with the film, Rooster Cogburn.  One of John Wayne's most memorable roles co-starring with Katharine Hepburn in this 1975 film classic.

The film festival concludes on Sunday, September 17 at 2:00 pm with the World War II film, They Were Expendable. The film was inspired by actual events.  Directed by John Ford, the film co-stars Donna Reed, Robert Montgomery, Jack Holt, and Ward Bond.

Freewill donation at the door.  All proceeds benefit library programs at the Rogers City Theater. 

The historic Rogers City Theater in beautiful downtown Rogers City.

 
 
 

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