Captains Courageous classic film
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Soper Reese Theatre, 275 S. Main St., Lakeport
The 1937 sea going adventure, “Captains Courageous,” starring Spencer Tracy and Freddie Bartholomew, screens at the Soper Reese Theatre on Tuesday, September 12, at 1:00 and 6:00 pm. Entry to the film is by donation.
Based on Rudyard Kipling’s book about a humble Portuguese fisherman who patiently and kindly transforms a spoiled little rich kid into an honorable young man, this film honored Tracy with his first Best Actor Academy Award. The movie is also notable for its great sailing footage shot off the coast of Gloucester, Newfoundland, especially the race scenes of two majestic ships under full sail.
The movie is sponsored by Nancy Rhoades, Grant Jordan and the Konocti Bay Sailing Club. Rated PG, in black and white, with run time of 1 hour 51 minutes. The Soper Reese Theatre is located at 275 S. Main St., Lakeport, 707-263-0577, soperreesetheatre.com