Films on Friday: Moby Dick (1956)

SRP Auditorium at the Morris Museum

Directed by John Huston and adapted by Ray Bradbury and Huston from Herman Melville’s iconic novel, the film boasts an all-star cast that includes Gregory Peck as the obsessed Captain Ahab and Richard Basehart as Ishmael, around whom the story revolves, as well as Leo Genn, Harry Andrews, James Robertson Justice, and Noel Purcell. FREE. 

Films on Friday: Wuthering Heights (1939)

SRP Auditorium at the Morris Museum

A plushly upholstered Samuel Goldwyn production, this film was adapted by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur from Emily Brontë’s classic novel and stars Merle Oberon and Laurence Olivier as the doomed lovers Cathy and Heathcliff, David Niven, Flora Robson, and Leo G. Carroll, among others, round out the cast. FREE. 

Films on Friday: Little Women (1933)

Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street, Augusta, GA, United States

The third screen adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s enduring tale of the March family. (It was filmed again in 1949, 1994, and 2019.) This adaptation of Alcott’s novel was written by Sarah Y. Mason and her husband, Victor Heerman, and stars Katharine Hepburn, Joan Bennett, Spring Byington, Douglass Montgomery, Paul Lukas, and Edna May Oliver. FREE.