LONG BEACH - The Neptune Twin Cinemas offers family and classic movies with no charge for admission. All ages will be admitted free of charge, subject to capacity. All family and classic shows begin at 1 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 17 - "It's a Wonderful Life" stars James Stewart and Donna Reed. The film takes place in the fictional town of Bedford Falls shortly after World War II. James Stewart as George Bailey, a man whose imminent suicide on Christmas Eve gains the attention of his guardian angel, Clarence Odbody (Henry Travers) who is sent to help him in his hour of need. Much of the film is told through flashbacks. Through these flashbacks we see all the people whose lives have been touched by George and the difference he has made to the community in which he lives. The film is regarded as a classic and is a staple of Christmas television around the world. 132 min.

Wednesday, Dec. 24 - "White Christmas" is a classic Christmas film. This 1954 jukebox musical movie stars Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye and features songs by Irving Berlin, including the title song "White Christmas." The film co-stars Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen. This is a wonderful show for the family. 120 min.

Wednesday, Dec. 31 - "The Trouble with Angels" is a 1966 comedy film about the adventures of two girls in an all girls school run by nuns. The movie was directed by Ida Lupino and stars Rosalind Russell and Hayley Mills. The featured players include Marge Redmond (who appeared as a nun in the television series The Flying Nun) as math teacher Sister Liguori, Mary Wickes (who also played a nun in Sister Act and its sequel Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit) as gym teacher Sister Clarissa, and Portia Nelson as art teacher Sister Elizabeth (who also played a nun in The Sound of Music). Russell plays the Mother Superior, who spends the movie at odds with Mary Clancy (Mills), a rebellious teenager, and her misery-loves-company friend Rachel Devery (June Harding).

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