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November 9, 2018 Events

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Friday, November 9, 2018
» 9 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
WWI Film Festival: The Fighting 69th


On November 9 at 6:30 p.m., for $5.00, the Knott House Museum will have an outdoor showing of the 1940 film The Fighting 69th starring James Cagney. Dr. Kurt Piehler from Florida State University’s Institute on World War II and the Human Experience, will discuss the history surrounding the film and the time between the two world wars. Free popcorn is provided and drinks are for sale. One hundred years ago on November 11, 1918, The Great War ended. To commemorate this historic event, the Knott House Museum and the Museum of Florida History partner with the Tallahassee Film Society to show and talk about award-winning World War I films on Veterans Day weekend.