Our Only May Amelia by Jennifer Holm

It isn′t easy being a pioneer in the state of Washington in 1899, but it′s particularly hard when you are the only girl ever born in the new settlement. With seven older brothers and a love of adventure, May Amelia Jackson just can′t seem to abide her family′s insistence that she behave like a Proper Young Lady. She′s sure she could do better if only there were at least one other girl living along the banks of the Nasel River.

Up next in the Howard Hawks Film Festival: Bringing Up Baby

Wednesday, November 9, 6:30pmBringing Up Baby starring Katharine Hepburn & Cary Grant
Introduction by screenwriter Phil Johnston (pre taped)

In partnership with the Neenah Historical Society the Neenah Public Library will be presenting a series of films directed by Howard Hawks. Howard Hawks was a famous director during the classic Hollywood era. His films include: Scarface (1932), Bringing Up Baby (1938), Only Angels Have Wings (1939), Sergeant York (1941), Red River (1948), and Rio Bravo (1959). 


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