Come enjoy a free movie and snack during Albright Memorial Library 's Wednesday Movie Matinee! On Wednesday, January 8th, Albright Memorial Library welcomes everyone of all ages to see the award-winning movie Downtown Abbey.
Downton Abby - a sprawling, lavish Edwardian mansion and park nestled in the lush North Yorkshire landscape - needs an heir. Dame Maggie Smith turns in a show-stopping performance as Violet, the charmingly stubborn Dowager Countess of Grantham, the matriarch of Downton and the irrefutable authority on everything. After a tragedy at sea claims the life of the presumed heir, Lord Grantham is faced with the possibility that the house he's lived his whole life might someday belong to a distant cousin he's never met.
But before he can worry about that he must deal with his scandalous daughter, Lady Mary - considered by many to be the rightful heir to Downton. Even the staff has opinions on the family's affairs. And while most are devoted to those they serve, there are others whose selfishness and scheming do more than simply disrupt the well-oiled inner workings of the estate. As the servants' mischief escalates, even the most faithful employees begin to imagine a different life.
Pitting hundreds of years of British aristocracy against the tides of social upheaval and technical progress, under the looming shadow of World War I, will the fate of Downton and its family - above and below the stairs - be resolved? Or will life be altered so dramatically that its master no longer matters?
Downtown Abbey is rated PG. The movie will run for approximately two hours and two minutes. For more information regarding Wednesday Movie Matinee, please contact Albright Memorial Library by calling (570) 348-3000.
If you feel like escaping B’nai B’rith Senior Apartments in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania for the day, this event is a perfect opportunity to do just that! Trust us when we say that there’s no harm in getting out and exploring the greater community.
Wednesday, January 8, 2020—2:00 PM
Event Venue Location:
Albright Memorial Library
500 Vine Street
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509