January 4, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. Jan. 4, 2015
The city’s free Second Saturday Film Series returns Jan. 10 with ‘Wait Until Dark.’
“Wait Until Dark,” a 1967 thriller, stars Audrey Hepburn as a blind housewife who is terrorized by a group of criminals, including one played by Alan Arkin, who believe she is in possession of a doll stuffed with heroin.
The woman’s photographer husband, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., unwittingly brought the doll home. Once she is alone in the apartment, the criminals try to take the doll from her.
The movie is at 7 p.m. in City Hall’s Eagle Room, 130 E. Sunset Way.
November 7, 2014
NEW — 6 a.m. Nov. 7, 2014
The Second Saturday Film Series continues Nov. 8 with the showing of the 1962 comedy, “If A Man Answers.”
The free movie starts at 7 p.m. in the Eagle Room at City Hall, 130 E. Sunset Way, although donations will be accepted for snacks.
“If A Man Answers” stars Bobby Darin, Sandra Dee, Stephanie Powers and Caesar Romero. Dee, a perky cleanup woman, pretends to own her employer’s plush penthouse to impress her boyfriend, Darin.
October 10, 2014
NEW — 4:51 p.m. Oct. 10, 2014
Second Saturday Film Series presents a free showing of “Little Shop of Horrors” at 7 p.m. Oct. 11 in the Eagle Room of City Hall, 130 E. Sunset Way.
The movie originally scheduled to be shown was “Impact!”
The 1960 classic Roger Corman “Little Shop of Horrors” stars Jonathan Haze as Seymour, a clumsy young man who nurtures a carnivorous plant by feeding it other people.
The film is notable for featuring the film debut of Jack Nicholson, a dental patient who loves pain.
October 8, 2014
NEW — 6 a.m. Oct. 8, 2014
The Second Saturday Film Series continues Oct. 11 with the showing of the 1949 drama, “Impact!”
The free movie starts at 7 p.m. in the Eagle Room at City Hall, 130 E. Sunset Way. Donations will be accepted for snacks.
“Impact!” stars Brian Donleavy and Ella Raines (who was born and grew up in the Snoqualmie/North Bend area). This fast-moving and offbeat drama is about a wife who tries to kill her husband but kills her lover instead, while her husband (presumed dead) hides out and watches her trial.
September 9, 2014
The Second Saturday Film Series returns for a fall season run through November.
All movies start at 7 p.m. in the Eagle Room at City Hall, 130 E. Sunset Way, and are free, although donations will be accepted for snacks.
Kicking off the series at 7 p.m. Sept. 13 is the 1963 comedy “The Wheeler Dealers,” starring the late James Garner and Lee Remick. Garner plays a loveable Wall Street millionaire who locks horns with astute and attractive stockbroker Lee Remick.
May 6, 2014
The city of Issaquah’s free Second Saturday Film Series returns May 10 with a showing of the 1963 movie “Charade,” starring Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant.
This star-filled international thriller tells the story of a young woman whose deceased husband hid millions of dollars that may have been stolen decades earlier. She is pursued by several sultry and sleazy characters, all of them intent on recovering the money, no matter what the cost.
April 8, 2014
The city of Issaquah’s free Second Saturday Film Series returns April 12 with a showing of the 1964 movie “Murder Most Foul.”
The film follows Miss Marple, the only jury member who believes that an accused is innocently charged with murder, as she joins a local acting troupe and tries to figure out who the real murderer is.
“Murder Most Foul” is based loosely on the Agatha Christie novel “Mrs. McGinty’s Dead.” It stars Margaret Rutherford and Bud Tingwell.
September 10, 2013
The Second Saturday Film Series will be back Sept. 14 with “They Made Me A Criminal!”
The movie will show at 7 p.m. at Issaquah City Hall, 130 E Sunset Way.
The 1939 Warner Bros. socially conscious crime classic stars a young John Garfield, The Dead End Kids (playing teenagers, though some of them may have been older than Garfield at the time), Claude Rains and Ann Sheridan. It was directed by musical spectacular choreographer/director Busby Berkeley.
July 9, 2013
Second Saturday Film Series continues July 13 with the presentation of the 1948 movie “He Walked By Night.”
The film noir classic tells the true case of the Los Angeles Police Department’s attempts to catch the most methodical and cunning criminal in its history. Starring Richard Basehart, Scott Brandy and Jack Webb, “He Walked By Night” is the inspiration for the long-running television series “Dragnet.” The movie has also inspired numerous other crime films.