Reel History: Double Feature Debut – All About Eve (1950) and To Catch a Thief (1955)March 24, 2019 11:01 am
All About Eve is a backstage story revolving around aspiring actress Eve Harrington. Tattered and forlorn, Eve shows up in the dressing room of Broadway mega-star Margo Channing, telling a melancholy life story to Margo and her friends. Margo takes Eve under her wing, and it appears that Eve is a conniver that uses Margo. Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
To Catch A Thief is the story of a notorious cat burglar John Robie (Cary Grant) that retired to tend vineyards on the French Riviera. When a series of robberies is committed in his style, John must clear his name. Armed with a list of people who own the most expensive jewels currently in the area, John begins following the first owner, young Francie (Grace Kelly). When her jewels are stolen, Francie suspects John, destroying their tentative romance. John goes on the lam to catch the thief and clear his own name. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Admission is free for CHS members and children and $3 for non-members. Refreshments will be available.
This post was written by Catherine McMahon