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Movie Premier: “Kitty” Grit & Mirrors
June 2 at 7:30 pm
Premiering on June 2 at 7:30 PM in the Coolidge Theatre is Gale Largey’s brand new film about Wellsboro’s first movie star! “Kitty” Grit & Mirrors is the inspiring story of Kathryn Crawford. Born in Wellsboro to a glassmaker, she dealt with many setbacks during her life. Only through sheer grit and a belief in the American Dream was she able to become a Hollywood movie star. During the 20s and 30s, she as in 18 films with many notable film stars like: Marie Dressler, Bing Crosby, Jimmy Durante, The Three Stooges, Robert Young, Hoot Gibson and Buddy Rodgers. After her movie career, she became a nationally recognized interior decorator. Her work was featured three times in President Herbert Hoover, General Douglas MacArthur at the Waldorf Astoria, along with the homes of Barron Hilton and Mary Pickford. There will be 3 showings: Friday, June 2 & Friday June 9 at 7:30 PM and on Thursday, June 15 at 8 PM. Admission is donations to the Deane Center.