Theatre Schedule

January 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.

View special schedule for Saturday, January 24
View special schedule for Sunday, January 25
View special schedule for Saturday, January 31

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10:15 am • 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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10:45 am • Happy New Year, Charlie Brown

Charlie Brown is assigned to read War and Peace over the Christmas holidays, but keeps getting distractedfirst by dance lessons, then by Peppermint Patty’s New Year’s party. Things get worse for him when he finds out that the guest list includes the Little Red-Haired Girl. Feeling guilty about his upcoming book report, Charlie Brown leaves the party and sits on the front porch to read his book, but soon falls asleep. Can Charlie Brown ever finish his book report in time for the first day back to school?
(originally aired January 1, 1986 ● 30 minutes)

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11:15 am • 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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11:45 am • 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 • Happy New Year, Charlie Brown

Charlie Brown is assigned to read War and Peace over the Christmas holidays, but keeps getting distractedfirst by dance lessons, then by Peppermint Patty’s New Year’s party. Things get worse for him when he finds out that the guest list includes the Little Red-Haired Girl. Feeling guilty about his upcoming book report, Charlie Brown leaves the party and sits on the front porch to read his book, but soon falls asleep. Can Charlie Brown ever finish his book report in time for the first day back to school?
(originally aired January 1, 1986 ● 30 minutes)

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1:45 pm • TV Land Legends: 60 Minutes Interview

Extended version of Schulz’s 60 Minutes interview with Steve Kroft from October 31, 1999, in which he celebrates the 50th anniversary of his comic strip, Peanuts. Among the topics they discuss is why Charlie Brown has never kicked the football and Snoopy’s evolution into a beagle who can do anything from being a flying ace to playing baseball. Also, Schulz recalls proposing marriage to a red-haired girl named Donna Johnson.
(originally aired October 19, 2003 ● 30 minutes)

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2:15 pm • It’s an Adventure, Charlie Brown

This collection of vignettes includes stories adapted directly from newspaper comic strips: Charlie Brown bites the kite-eating tree, goes on the run from the EPA, and ends up teaching a pee-wee baseball team; Charlie Brown gets a rash that makes his head look like a baseball, goes to camp with a bag over his head, and is elected president as “Mr. Sack”; Peppermint Patty believes a butterfly is an angel; Peppermint Patty and Marcie become golf caddies; and others.
(originally aired May 16, 1983 ● 45 minutes)

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3:00 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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3:30 pm • Happy New Year, Charlie Brown

Charlie Brown is assigned to read War and Peace over the Christmas holidays, but keeps getting distractedfirst by dance lessons, then by Peppermint Patty’s New Year’s party. Things get worse for him when he finds out that the guest list includes the Little Red-Haired Girl. Feeling guilty about his upcoming book report, Charlie Brown leaves the party and sits on the front porch to read his book, but soon falls asleep. Can Charlie Brown ever finish his book report in time for the first day back to school?
(originally aired January 1, 1986 ● 30 minutes)

4:00 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)