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WRL’s Throwback Thursday Film Series

June 23, 2022 @ 2:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 30, 2022


Now in its 19th year, the Throwback Thursday Film Series screens a variety of classic movies for an adult audience.

June Theme: Adventures at Sea

June 2: The Sea-Wolf (1941), 2:00-3:45 p.m.
Three castaways are in for a rough voyage when they are rescued by a ship captained by a brutal skipper (Edward G. Robinson). Michael Curtiz directed this seaborne drama based on the novel by Jack London, with Ida Lupino, John Garfield, and Barry Fitzgerald costarring. NR 1hr 40m

June 9: Krakatoa: East of Java (1968), 2:00-4:15 p.m.
In 1883, a motley shipload of adventurers in search of sunken treasure in the Dutch East Indies end up near the island of Krakatoa just as its huge volcano begins to ominously rumble. This colorful adventure film stars Maximilian Schell, Diane Baker, and Brian Keith. G 2hr 11m

June 16: The Deep (1977), 2:00-4:10 p.m.
Nick Nolte and Jacqueline Bisset play a couple vacationing in Bermuda whose discovery of a valuable cargo on a sunken ship draws the attention of local criminals. Robert Shaw and Lou Gossett costar, and Peter Yates directed based on a novel by Peter Benchley. PG 2hr 3m

June 23: The Bounty (1984), 2:00-4:15 p.m.
Sir Anthony Hopkins and Mel Gibson star in this lavish retelling of the mutiny on the HMS Bounty in 1789. Daniel Day Lewis, Liam Neeson, and Laurence Olivier costar under the direction of Roger Donaldson. PG 2hr 12m

June 30: The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959), 2:00-3:50 p.m.
A sailor (Charlton Heston) comes across a foundering ship with the crew and captain missing and the First Officer (Gary Cooper) strangely evasive. What happened on board the Mary Deare? Eric Ambler wrote the screenplay for the film, which costars Michael Redgrave and Richard Harris. NR 1hr 45m

Free admission. Doors open 1 hour prior to showtime.


June 23, 2022
2:00 pm


Williamsburg Library Theatre
515 Scotland St
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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