Cinema GAHS - Tobacco Road
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.
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.