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). 

Howard Hawks was born in Goshen, Indiana on May 30, 1896 the child of Frank Winchester Hawks and Helen Howard. Howard's connection to Neenah was through his mother who was born in Neenah. Her father was Neenah Industrialist Charles W. Howard. Howard Hawks also lived in Neenah with his family from about 1899 to 1906. The Hawks family then moved to Pasadena, California, but continued to spend summers in Neenah until Howard was 14. 

Please join us in celebration of celebration of Howard Hawks contribution to the film industry. There will be a special introduction before each film. 

Wednesday, October 5, 6:30pm - Come and Get It starring Edward Arnold & Frances Farmer
Introduction by UW-Oshkosh Archivist Joshua Ranger

Wednesday, October 12, 6:30pm - His Girl Friday starring Cary Grant & Rosalind Russell
Introduction by writer/director Michael Sajbel

Tuesday, October 25, 6:30pm - Red River starring John Wayne & Montgomery Clift
Introduction by UW-Oshkosh Professor Stephen Kercher

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