Monday, March 6, 2017

First Monday Film with Irv Slifkin: Cold Turkey

Join film expert and author, Irv Slifkin, for this month's feature:  Cold Turkey (1971)

Director: Norman Lear; With Dick Van Dyke, Bob Newhart, Pippa Scott, Tom Poston, jean Stapleton.  99 min. (PG-13)

The impoverished city of Eagle Rock, Iowa could get a $25 million shot in the arm if the citizens agree not to smoke any tobacco for for a month there.  Dick Van Dyke is the local reverend leading his flock, Bob Newhart the Madison Avenue flack who came up with the contest and Norman Lear snags his only movie directing credit with this stinging satire.

When:  Monday, March 6 at 7 PM

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room A

All are welcome!

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