Explore the greatest year in American cinematic history!

Hollywood historian Sal St. George will revisit 1939 – the year that Gone with the Wind, The Wizard of Oz, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, and more memorable films were released. Discover why 1939 is regarded as Hollywood’s golden year.

St. George’s talk will be at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 5. It’s open to all and will be hosted online via Zoom. Click here to sign up!

Mentor Public Library is taking everyone to Hollywood this September. We’re celebrating the golden age of cinema all month long with programs about Hollywood history and special screenings of classic films! Browse our event calendar to learn more.