A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN: PENNY MARSHALL AND TOM HANKS
January 15-19 at the Trylon
Though they only have these two films together, Marshall’s direction of Hanks is a complete joy. We can only wish there were more.
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(1992, DCP, 128m) dir Penny Marshall w/Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Lori Petty. With a shortage of Major League Baseball players, caused by World War II, a new league of women’s teams emerges. Former ballplayer Jimmy Dugan (Hanks) is called in to coach a team led by the talented Dottie (Davis). FRI 7:00 SAT 9:15 SUN 3:00 5:30 MON/TUE 7:00
(1988, DCP, 104m) dir Penny Marshall w/Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, John Heard. When the girl he likes chooses an older boy, Josh (Hanks), 13, wishes he were "big." When his wish is granted, Josh must find his way in the world of adults, changing their world as he does. FRI 9:30 SAT 7:00 SUN 8:00