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Saturday Movie Matinee – SECRETARIAT

Event Type: Film
Age Group(s): Adults, Seniors, Family
Date: 5/4/2013
Start Time: 1:30 PM
End Time: 3:30 PM
Description:
 Based on the remarkable true story, this film chronicles the spectacular journey of the 1973 Tripe Crown winner. Housewife and mother Penney Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father’s Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery – with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin – manages to navigate the male-dominated business, ultimately fostering the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years and what may be the greatest racehorse of all time.

Diane Lane, John Malkovich, Scott Glenn
Walt Disney Pictures; Directed by Randall Wallace
Rated PG; 116 minutes; 2010

Free Refreshments will be served – but feel free to bring a nonperishable food item for donation to the Black Rock Food Pantry.

Library: Bridgeport Public Library-Black Rock Branch
Location: Program Room #2
Contact: John Soltis
Contact Number: 203 337-9676
Link: View Trailer