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Sat Nov 12 2016, 1:00 pm

TOBACCO ROAD’ — 75th ANNIVERSARY (1941)

Cinema @ GAHS in the G.A.H.S. Lecture Hall.

SATURDAY, November 12th @ 1:00 P.M.

A classic directed by John Ford.

In this 1941 classic film, Charley Grapewin stars as Jeeter Lester, shiftless patriarch of a large backwoods clan.

The Lesters are about to be thrown off their land for nonpayment of rent, but anyone who tries to help them is chased away by the poverty-stricken but intensely-proud Jeeter.

FREE

This program is supported by public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.

Additional support provided by the membership of the Greater Astoria Historical Society.