This July, beat the mid-day heat with Sippican Historical Society’s Mystery Matinees. First up, on July 10, is Alfred Hitchcock’s Dial M for Murder. This 1954 American crime thriller was chosen in 2008 as one of the American Film Institute’s top ten films in the mystery genre. The movie follows an ex-tennis pro, played by Ray Milland, who plots to murder his wealthy wife, played by Grace Kelly. When the plan goes awry, he improvises a clever alternative.
July’s other matinees include: Vertigo on July 17, North by Northwest on July 24, and Rear Window on July 31. Mystery Matinees will be held in the Front Room of the Marion Music Hall and will begin at 11:00 am. They are offered free to the public, with no registration required. Attendees are encouraged to bring a lunch and beverage to enjoy during the film.