Theatre Schedule

August 2015 • 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.

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10:15 am • It was a Short Summer, Charlie Brown

Returning to school in the fall, the Peanuts Gang recalls their activities in summer camp, including swimming, softball, and other competitive events between the girls and the boys. After losing several times, the boys bring out their secret weapon—champion arm-wrestler, the “Masked Marvel.”
(originally aired September 27,1969 ● 30 minutes)

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10:45 am • A Charlie Brown Christmas

In this Emmy and Peabody Award-winning Christmas classic, Charlie Brown finds himself depressed by the commercialism of Christmas and his lack of Christmas cards. He takes Lucy’s advice to become the director of the Peanuts Gang’s Christmas pageant, but they don’t take him seriously. Can Charlie Brown, with Linus’ help, find a good Christmas tree…and the true meaning of Christmas?
(originally aired December 9, 1965 ● 30 minutes)

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11:15 am • He’s a Bully, Charlie Brown

Charlie Brown and his friends go to summer camp for fun in the sun, but Rerun loses his grandfather’s marbles to the hustler Joe Agate. Charlie Brown finally gets his chance to be the neighborhood hero—can he beat the marble-playing bully and save the day?
(originally aired November 20, 2006 ● 30 minutes)

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11:45 am • It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

This Emmy Award-nominated special finds the Peanuts Gang outfitted in costumes, ready for trick or treating and Violet’s Halloween party. Charlie Brown is in a ghost costume (with more eyeholes cut out than needed), Lucy is dressed as a witch and Snoopy makes his television debut as the World War I Flying Ace. While the rest of the Gang goes Trick-or-Treating, Linus convinces Sally to wait with him in the most sincere pumpkin patch for the Great Pumpkin.
(originally aired October 27, 1966 ● 30 minutes)

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12:15 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)

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1:00 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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1:45 pm • A Charlie Brown Christmas

In this Emmy and Peabody Award-winning Christmas classic, Charlie Brown finds himself depressed by the commercialism of Christmas and his lack of Christmas cards. He takes Lucy’s advice to become the director of the Peanuts Gang’s Christmas pageant, but they don’t take him seriously. Can Charlie Brown, with Linus’ help, find a good Christmas tree…and the true meaning of Christmas?
(originally aired December 9, 1965 ● 30 minutes)

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2:15 pm • She’s a Good Skate, Charlie Brown

Peppermint Patty trains for a local skating competition: Snoopy is her coach and Marcie will sew her dress, but can Woodstock save the day when the music tape for her routine breaks?
(originally aired February 25, 1980 ● 30 minutes)

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2:45 pm • It was a Short Summer, Charlie Brown

Returning to school in the fall, the Peanuts Gang recalls their activities in summer camp, including swimming, softball, and other competitive events between the girls and the boys. After losing several times, the boys bring out their secret weapon—champion arm-wrestler, the “Masked Marvel.”
(originally aired September 27,1969 ● 30 minutes)

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3:15 am • Is This Goodbye, Charlie Brown?

Lucy and Linus move away from the neighborhood when their dad gets a new job, and each member of the Peanuts Gang has a hard time dealing with the loss of the Van Pelts (what will Sally do without her Sweet Baboo?). The neighborhood won’t be same!
(originally aired February 21, 1983 ● 30 minutes)

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3:45 pm • Play It Again, Charlie Brown

This Emmy Award-nominated special focuses on Lucy’s undying and unreciprocated love for Schroeder. In an effort to win his affection, Lucy, under Peppermint Patty’s advice, invites him to perform for an upcoming PTA meeting. Peppermint Patty forgets to mention, however, that only rock music will be featured in the program and that Schroeder won’t be able to play Beethoven. Lucy is left in anguish, knowing Schroeder will refuse to perform anything other than classical music and tries to find a way to break the news without having him drop out of the program.
(originally aired March 28, 1971 ● 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)