Monday, May 1 THE RETURN OF THE PINK PANTHER (1975) Peter Sellers, Christopher Plummer, Herbert Lom
The return of Inspector Clouseau. The bumbling cop dashes around Europe on the trail of a retired jewel thief who is suspected in a rash of robberies.
Monday, May 8 THE SOLID GOLD CADILLAC (1956) Judy Holliday, Paul Douglas, Arthur O'Connell
A satire on American corporate corruption defeated by a plucky small shareholder. When Holliday, owner of a tiny ten shares of stock in a huge corporation, challenges salaries and expenses of top executives at a meeting, they conspire to silence her by hiring her for a meaningless position.
Monday, May 15 SILVER STREAK (1976) Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Jill Clayburgh
A tired, mild-mannered executive rides a train from L.A. to Chicago, planning to enjoy a relaxing trip. Instead he becomes involved with intrigue, suspense, murder and a beautiful woman. This energetic Hitchcock parody features the first successful pairing of Wilder and Pryor.
Monday, May 29 MOVE OVER, DARLING (1963) Doris Day, James Garner, Polly Bergen
Immediately after Garner's nuptials, who should appear but his first wife, thought lost and dead five years ago? Rescued from a desert island, she intends to resume her old life, but how is that possible? Slick, amusing re-make of My Favorite Wife.
Monday, June 5 AIRPLANE! (1980) Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen
Stupid but uproarious lampoon of disaster flicks, with the plane crew laid low by food poisoning. Fast-paced parody mangles every Hollywood cliché in sight.
Monday, June 12 THE MAJOR AND THE MINOR (194) Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland
A New York career woman, near broke, decides to return home to Iowa, but can only afford the kid's rate on the train. She masquerades as a twelve-year-old. Director: Billy Wilder.
Monday, June 19 MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL (1975) John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam
A twisted version of the King Arthur legend, in which the knights forsake their can-can dancing at Camelot for a higher aim.
All shows begin at 8 p.m. Venue is the Royal Alberta Museum theatre, 102 Avenue and 128 Street (the museum is closed in preparation for its move to the new downtown location, but the theatre is open). Tickets at $6, $5 for seniors 65 and over. Children 12 and under are $3. Series membership for all eight films is $35.