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Film Series for Adults: The Country Girl (1954)

Our film series for adults will continue on Monday, May 20 at 2:00 p.m. in the Marshalltown Public Library’s community meeting rooms.

This film is a 1954 American drama directed by George Seaton and starring Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, and William Holden. Adapted by George Seaton from Clifford Odets’ 1950 play of the same name, the film is about an alcoholic has-been actor struggling with the one last chance he has been given to resurrect his career. Seaton won the Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay. It was entered in the 1955 Cannes Film Festival.

Join our film critic, Tom LaVille, for a great discussion after the movie, as well as free popcorn and lemonade. This event is free and open to the public, aged 18 and over.

This event is sponsored by Friends of the Marshalltown Public Library.

For more information, please call the library’s Information Desk at 641-754-5738 ext. 4.


  • Date:May 20, 2019
  • Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Event Categories: Adult