Film Series Classics: Route 66 in Ol St. Lou

| May 31, 2012
Webster University Film Series

"Route 66"

This weekend the Webster University Film Series presents “Route 66 in Ol St. Lou” — two classic episodes of the beloved 60s show set in St Louis, screened for free on Saturday, June 2, and Sunday, June 3 at 7:30 p.m.

ROUTE 66: HEY MOTH, COME EAT THE FLAME

(James Sheldon, November 30, 1962, USA, 60 min.)

Tod and Buz are in St. Louis, Missouri (Gaslight Square) working as laborers at a gravel quarry. They attempt to help a 13-year-old boy, Arnie Mullins (Mickey Sholdar) who is a neighbor in their apartment building. Tod and Buz try to help Arnie’s widowed, alcoholic father, Muddy Mullins (Harry Guardino) relate to his son and find purpose in his life.

ROUTE 66: WHERE IS CHICK LORIMER?  WHERE HAS SHE GONE?   

(George Sherman, December 14, 1962, USA, 60 min.)

A few years back, Tod Stiles (Martin Milner) was driving to a job in St. Louis and stopped to help a bail jumper, Ellen Barnes (Vera Miles), escape. Later, he decides to look for that mysterious woman and finds her in St. Charles, Missouri working as a stripper. Tod finds himself irresistibly drawn to her.

Winfred Moore Auditorium, Webster University, 470 E. Lockwood, Webster Groves, Mo. 63119.

The Webster University Film Series receives funding from the Regional Arts Commission and the Missouri Arts Council – a state agency.

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