‘The Big Country’ in Barrington


C—Spotlight—PeckJoin librarian and cinema enthusiast Doug Swiszcz for his latest film lecture series, Gregory Peck: The Measure of a Man, on Wednesdays at the Barrington Library. In “The Big Country” (1958), Peck plays a gentle, pacifistic Baltimore sea captain who comes out West to rejoin his fiancée, whose family is mired in a long-standing feud with another family over access rights to a nearby watering hole. The color film is unrated, and runs for 165 minutes. It is preceded by commentary from Doug, and is free and open to all.

WHERE: Barrington Public Library, 281 County Road, Barrington
WHEN: Wednesday, June 4; 1 p.m.
COST: Free
MORE INFO: 401/247-1920