Family Film Club
Enjoy a classic family film. (Daily except Monday)
Saturday 9 February Howl’s Moving Castle
(2004, 119 mins, cert U)
When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard.
This epic animation is based on the book by Welsh author Diana Wynne Jones.
Sunday 10 February Princess and the Goblin
(2007, cert U)
In this animated version of George MacDonald’s classic fairy tale, Princess Irene becomes friends with Curdie, a minor’s son, when they discover that the goblins who live beneath the mountain plan to flood the mines. This version is written and produced by Robin Lyons.
Tuesday 12 February Cats & Dogs
(2001, 87 mins, cert PG)
A look at the top-secret, high-tech espionage war going on between cats and dogs, which their human owners are blissfully unaware of.
Wednesday 13 February The Lady and the Tramp
(1955, cert U)
Walt Disney’s beloved 1955 classic, filled with memorable music and purebred fun. Embark on a thrilling adventure with the most unforgettable characters, Lady, a lovingly pampered cocker spaniel and Tramp, a mutt from across the tracks with a heart of gold.
Thursday 14 February The Wizard of Oz
(1939, cert U)
Dorothy and Toto enter a Technicolor world named Oz and meet Munchkins, Witches, a Scarecrow, a Tin man, a Cowardly Lion and a Wizard all along the Yellow Brick Road!
Based on the 1900 novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, the film stars Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr, Frank Morgan, Billie Burke and Margaret Hamilton.
Friday 15 February Lassie Come Home
(1943, 89 mins, cert U)
After her destitute family is forced to sell her, a collie named Lassie escapes from her new owner and begins the long trek from Scotland to her Yorkshire home.
Saturday 16 February Old Yeller
(1957, 83 mins, cert U)
Young Travis Coates is left to take care of the family ranch with his mother and younger brother while his father goes off on a cattle drive in the 1860's. When a yellow mongrel comes for an uninvited stay with the family, Travis reluctantly adopts the dog. After a series of scrapes involving raccoons, snakes, bears and all manner of animals, Travis grows to love and respect Old Yeller, who comes to have a profound effect on the boy's life.
Sunday 17 February 101 Dalmatians
(1961, 79 mins, cert U)
When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.