Gordon Center’s Night at the Opera House to screen ‘Little Women’

STEPHENVILLE (April 21, 2015) — Looking for some family fun this weekend? The W.K. Gordon Center for Industrial History of Texas in Thurber will feature Little Women,the 1933 film starring Katharine Hepburn, on Saturday at 6:30 p.m.

The free screening at Tarleton State University’s Gordon Center is the next installment of its “Night at the Opera House” series.  Refreshments will be served during the intermission.

Little Women, directed by George Cukor, is a film adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel. The film, suitable for children and adults alike, focuses on the travails of the novel’s characters—the March sisters—as they await the return of their father, who is fighting as a Union soldier in the U.S. Civil War. In addition to Hepburn as the irrepressible Jo March, Little Womenfeatures a young Joan Bennett as Amy March.

Seating for the upcoming Night at the Opera House is limited and visitors are encouraged to RSVP by contacting Shae Adams at 254-968-1886 or sadams@tarleton.edu.

The W.K. Gordon Center for Industrial History of Texas, a Tarleton museum and research facility, is located at Exit 367 on Interstate 20 between Fort Worth and Abilene.

The center is open to the public Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.tarleton.edu/gordoncenter or the museum’s Facebook page.

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