Theatre Schedule

April 2014 • Regular Theatre Schedule


Daily screenings listed below – please note that Theatre showings before 11:00 am are on weekends only.
This film schedule is subject to change to accommodate special events. Please call the Museum at (707) 579-4452 to confirm a specific showing on a specific date if viewing one of these films is essential to your Schulz Museum visit.

View special schedule for April 12
View special schedule for April 13

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10:15 am • There’s No Time for Love, Charlie Brown

The Peanuts gang is under pressure with homework assignments and exams, but no one needs to bring up his grades more than Charlie Brown. His only chance to salvage his grades is by earning an “A” on his report detailing his field trip to the art museum. As if that’s not pressure enough, he must fight off distractions from Peppermint Patty and Marcie, both of whom have feelings for him. During the field trip, Peppermint Patty inadvertently distracts Charlie Brown from his group causing him, Sally, Marcie, and Snoopy to end up inside of a Supermarket instead of the museum!
(originally aired March 11, 1973 ● 30 minutes)

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10:45 am • It’s Spring Training, Charlie Brown

Spring training in the snow?! To improve his team’s moral, Charlie Brown has found a sponsor who will buy them new uniforms, but they must win their first game of the season. With their newest teammate, Leland, Charlie Brown has hope for his hapless group, but can they actually win?
(originally released on video in January 1996 ● 30 minutes)

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11:15 am • It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown

In this Emmy Award-nominated special, the whole Gang is preparing for Easter! Peppermint Patty and Marcie make several (failed) attempts to dye eggs and Lucy plans to have her own private Easter egg hunt, but Linus assures them that their efforts are a waste of time because the Easter Beagle will take care of everything. Just when everyone thought Easter wasn’t all that it’s cracked up to be, the Easter Beagle makes an appearance and joyfully hands out eggs to everyone. Everyone, that is, except for Charlie Brown!
(originally aired April 9, 1974 ● 30 minutes)

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11:45 pm • The Charlie Rose Show

In this interview with Charlie Rose, Charles Schulz discusses his personal history, the history of Peanuts, and the strip’s upcoming 50th anniversary (in 2000). Schulz also reveals that his own personality is the inspiration for Charlie Brown.
(originally aired May 9, 1997 • 40 minutes)

12:30 pm • Charles Schulz: A Charlie Brown Life

Overview of Schulz’s life and career—part of the A&E’s Biography series. With interviews with Schulz’s son and daughter, cartoonists Lynn Johnston (For Better or For Worse) and Cathy Guisewite (Cathy), coworkers, and even the woman who inspired the Little Red-Haired Girl.
(originally aired December 25, 1995 • 45 minutes)

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1:15 pm • This is America, Charlie Brown: The NASA Space Station

Linus dreams that he and the Gang are the first crew to live on the new NASA Space Station. But when the station is damaged by a meteorite, Charlie Brown and Snoopy must put on their suits and go on a space walk to save the day (part of the This is America, Charlie Brown series).
(originally aired November 11, 1988 ● 30 minutes)

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1:45 am • It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown

In this Emmy Award-nominated special, the whole Gang is preparing for Easter! Peppermint Patty and Marcie make several (failed) attempts to dye eggs and Lucy plans to have her own private Easter egg hunt, but Linus assures them that their efforts are a waste of time because the Easter Beagle will take care of everything. Just when everyone thought Easter wasn’t all that it’s cracked up to be, the Easter Beagle makes an appearance and joyfully hands out eggs to everyone. Everyone, that is, except for Charlie Brown!
(originally aired April 9, 1974 ● 30 minutes)

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2:15 pm • The Girl in the Red Truck

A blend of live-action and animation: Spike’s life in the desert takes an unexpected turn as he falls for a girl named Jenny. Jenny’s boy friend wants her to move to Los Angeles with him, and Spike and Jenny must decide if the city life is really for them.
(originally aired September 28, 1988 ● 46 minutes)

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3:15 pm • A Boy Named Charlie Brown

Produced and directed by Lee Mendelson, this 1963 documentary about Charles Schulz shows him working in his studio, talking about his creative process and the popularity of the newly-released book, Happiness is a Warm Puppy, and attending “Charlie Brown Day” at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.
(created in 1963 ● 30 minutes)

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3:45 am • It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown

In this Emmy Award-nominated special, the whole Gang is preparing for Easter! Peppermint Patty and Marcie make several (failed) attempts to dye eggs and Lucy plans to have her own private Easter egg hunt, but Linus assures them that their efforts are a waste of time because the Easter Beagle will take care of everything. Just when everyone thought Easter wasn’t all that it’s cracked up to be, the Easter Beagle makes an appearance and joyfully hands out eggs to everyone. Everyone, that is, except for Charlie Brown!
(originally aired April 9, 1974 ● 30 minutes)

4:15 pm • The Charlie Rose Show

In this interview with Charlie Rose, Charles Schulz discusses his personal history, the history of Peanuts, and the strip’s upcoming 50th anniversary (in 2000). Schulz also reveals that his own personality is the inspiration for Charlie Brown.
(originally aired May 9, 1997 • 40 minutes)