Theatre Schedule

September 2016 • 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 • You’re Not Elected, Charlie Brown

In this Emmy Award-nominated special, Linus runs for student body president with Lucy and Charlie Brown as campaign managers. He takes an early lead in the polls but suffers a set back when he mentions the Great Pumpkin. Will he blow his chances with voters? This special features the first time Snoopy makes an appearance as his “Joe Cool” alter ego.
(originally aired October 29, 1972 ● 30 minutes)

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10:45 am • This is America, Charlie Brown: The Birth of the Constitution

Linus organizes the Gang to keep Independence Hall clean and functioning during the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1787. They are able to watch some of the debates as they go about their duties, and they even loan Ben Franklin a kite for his famous experiment with lightning. During breaks in their work, Charlie Brown invents baseball, stickball, and basketball (part of the This is America, Charlie Brown series).
(originally aired October 28, 1988 ● 30 minutes)

Why Charlie Brown, Why?

11:15 am • Why, Charlie Brown, Why?

Charlie Brown and Linus become concerned when their friend, Janice, develops leukemia and has to go to the hospital. This very poignant special discusses the treatment of leukemia and how other children might feel when a friend becomes seriously ill.
(originally aired March 16, 1990 ● 30 minutes)

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11:45 am • This is America, Charlie Brown: The Smithsonian and the Presidency

The Peanuts Gang visits the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. and discusses the achievements of three of our most notable presidents: Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, and Franklin Roosevelt (part of the This is America, Charlie Brown series).
(originally aired April 19, 1989 ● 30 minutes)

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12:15 pm • The Charlie Rose Show followed by Charlie Brown Clears the Air

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)
Charlie Brown Clears the Airs
is a short animated cartoon about the dangers of air pollution. (originally aired in 1979 • 10 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 • You’re Not Elected, Charlie Brown

In this Emmy Award-nominated special, Linus runs for student body president with Lucy and Charlie Brown as campaign managers. He takes an early lead in the polls but suffers a set back when he mentions the Great Pumpkin. Will he blow his chances with voters? This special features the first time Snoopy makes an appearance as his “Joe Cool” alter ego.
(originally aired October 29, 1972 ● 30 minutes)

Why Charlie Brown, Why?

2:15 pm • Why, Charlie Brown, Why?

Charlie Brown and Linus become concerned when their friend, Janice, develops leukemia and has to go to the hospital. This very poignant special discusses the treatment of leukemia and how other children might feel when a friend becomes seriously ill.
(originally aired March 16, 1990 ● 30 minutes)

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2:45 pm • This is America, Charlie Brown: The Smithsonian and the Presidency

The Peanuts Gang visits the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. and discusses the achievements of three of our most notable presidents: Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, and Franklin Roosevelt (part of the This is America, Charlie Brown series).
(originally aired April 19, 1989 ● 30 minutes)

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3:15 pm • 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)

3:45 pm • The Charlie Rose Show followed by Charlie Brown Clears the Air

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)
Charlie Brown Clears the Airs
is a short animated cartoon about the dangers of air pollution. (originally aired in 1979 • 10 minutes)