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True Grit Screening

September 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

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The Highlands Community Bank Film Series True Grit (G) Tues., Sept. 10 at 7pm In the John E. Hillert Auditorium at the Historic Masonic Theatre **All Films are Free** The Masonic was known for showing westerns on its movie screens back in the day. We continue that tradition this fall featuring one of the greatest western stars of all-time playing one of literature’s most fascinating characters. John Wayne’s might seem a little antiquated these days, but his substantial portfolio nevertheless persists as the stuff of legend. Wayne was credited in at least 177 movies over the course of his career. That’s not to mention his oft-overlooked (and frequently uncredited) credits as a producer and director. Suffice to say, the man kept a formidable work ethic from one decade to the next that resulted in not just some of Hollywood’s most classic Westerns, but some of its best films, period. After hired hand Tom Chaney (Jeff Corey) murders the father of 14-year-old Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), she seeks vengeance and hires U.S. Marshal “Rooster” Cogburn (John Wayne), a man of “true grit,” to track Chaney into Indian territory. As the two begin their pursuit, a Texas Ranger, La Boeuf (Glen Campbell), joins the manhunt in hopes of capturing Chaney for the murder of a Texas senator and collecting a substantial reward. The three clash on their quest of bringing to justice the same man. Visit our website for full movie schedule: historicmasonictheatre.com/historic-masonic-theatre/events/ Visit our website to become a film club member: https://historicmasonictheatre.secure.force.com/ticket • historicmasonictheatre.com/historic-masonic-theatre/events/



September 10, 2019
7:00 pm


Historic Masonic Theatre
510 Main St
Clifton Forge, VA 24422
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(540) 862-5655
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