Jerseyville Public Library

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Movies with Mert

  • When Oct 12, 2011 from 01:30 PM to 03:30 PM (US/Central / UTC-500)
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Will be showing a 50th anniversary movie voted on by those who attended the Sept. 14 movie.  Movie chosen:  West Side Story starring Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, and George Chakaris.  This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of the rivalry of two street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, in New York of the 1950s. A young woman who is sister to the Sharks leader has her first taste of love with the former head of the Jets.