In memory of the itinerant cinema that used to be shown in the yard of CULTIVAMOS CULTURA when it was the Simões family’s farm house we fill the thursday’s nights of August with old movies again!
The General, 1926
The General is a 1926 American silent comedy film released by United Artists inspired by the Great Locomotive Chase, which happened in 1862. Buster Keaton starred in the film and co-directed it with Clyde Bruckman.
Monkey Business, 1931
Monkey Business is a 1931 comedy film.It is the third of the Marx Brothers’ released movies, and the first not to be an adaptation of one of their Broadway shows. The film stars the four brothers: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, and Zeppo Marx, and screen comedienne Thelma Todd. It is directed by Norman Z. McLeod with screenplay by S. J. Perelman and Will B. Johnstone. The story takes place in large part on an ocean liner crossing the Atlantic Ocean.
Modern Times, 1936
Modern Times is a 1936 comedy film by Charlie Chaplin that has his iconic Little Tramp character struggling to survive in the modern, industrialized world. The film is a comment on the desperate employment and fiscal conditions many people faced during the Great Depression, conditions created, in Chaplin’s view, by the efficiencies of modern industrialization. The movie stars Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Stanley Sandford and Chester Conklin, and was written and directed by Chaplin.
Sons of the Desert, 1933
Sons of the Desert is a 1933 American film starring Laurel and Hardy, and directed by William A. Seiter. It was first released in the United States on December 29, 1933 and is regarded as one of Laurel and Hardy’s greatest films. In the United Kingdom the film was originally released under the title Fraternally Yours.
Play Time, 1967
Play Time is French director Jacques Tati’s fourth major film, and generally considered to be his most daring film. It was shot in 1964 through 1967 and released in 1967. Synopsis: In Play Time, Tati again plays Monsieur Hulot, a character who had appeared in some of his earlier films, including Mon Oncle and Les Vacances de Monsieur Hulot.