The Next Film Night – Born Yesterday

So, our next film night is already upon us – yes, it’s September already!

Our next Classic Movie Night at the Old Saw Mill will be on Friday 23rd September- showing the fabulous 1950’s romantic comedy Born Yesterday (see below).


Please book early if you’d like to come. All 3 of these evenings to date have been sell-outs and there were a few of you who missed out last time. Please ring the Old Saw Mill on 01260 277658 if you’d like to come. Doors will open at 5.30 pm. The food is served at 6.00 pm followed by a brief introduction to the film and then the showing of the movie. Cost is £10 for non-members of the OSM and £8 for members.


Below find a brief description of the film.


Born Yesterday (1950)

Whether we’re talking Easter Parade, My Fair Lady, Pretty Woman or others, George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion theme has been interpreted many times but never so brilliantly as in this dynamite romantic comedy. Starring ‘Golden Boy’, William Holden and the dazzling Judy Holliday, this movie of double-dealing, chicanery and shady political machinations is as searingly relevant today as it was then. First released on 25th December 1950, Born Yesterday proved to be the best Christmas present any lover of great movies could wish for. A comedic tour-de-force by Judy Holliday (who was to tragically die from cancer just 2 weeks short of her 44th birthday) landed her the best actress Oscar.



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