Historical Museum Releases ‘Classic Movie Night’ Schedule

(From the Hancock Historical Museum)

The Hancock Historical Museum released its calendar of Classic Movie Nights for the year starting with the ultimate classic film Casablanca (1942) at 7 p.m. Friday, March 15.

Casablanca, winner of the Best Picture Oscar for 1944 stars Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman and Claude Raines.

Set in World War II French Morocco, the romantic drama follows Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, as he discovers his old flame Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid).

Laszlo is a famed rebel, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can help them get out of the country.

Classic Movie Night is free and open to the public.

Seating is limited and reservations are encouraged, but not required.

Historical information is provided before the movie and guests are welcome to stay for discussion afterward.

The 2024 Classic Movie Line Up includes:

May 17 – Laura (PG) 1944 Starring Gene Tierney and Dana Andrews

July 19 – Yankee Doodle Dandy (PG) 1942 Starring James Cagney and Jeanne Cagney

August 17 (Outdoor Movie) – Jurassic Park (PG-13) 1993 Starring Sam Neill, Laura Dern, and Jeff Goldblum

October 25 – Strangers on a Train (PG) 1951 Starring Robert Walker and Farley Granger, Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

December 20 – White Christmas (G) 1954 Starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen

For more information or to make a reservation, please call the museum at (419) 423-4433 or visit www.hancockhistoricalmuseum.org.