Theatre Schedule

May 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 • It’s Magic, Charlie Brown

When Snoopy puts on a magic show, most of his tricks are failures—except for one…he makes Charlie Brown invisible! While Snoopy tries to make him visible again, Charlie Brown realizes this may be his golden opportunity to kick Lucy’s football.
(originally aired April 28, 1981 ● 30 minutes)

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11:15 am • You’re a Good Sport, Charlie Brown

This Emmy Award-winning special showcases Charlie Brown’s introduction to the sport of motocross. . .and his surprising success! When Peppermint Patty invites Chuck to participate in a charity motocross race, Charlie Brown and Linus, as well as the mysterious Masked Marvel, become intrigued with dirt biking and enter the race. Slow and steady perseverance is the key to success for Charlie Brown, who at last finds a sport in which he can excel.
(originally aired October 28, 1975 ● 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 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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2:15 pm • 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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2:45 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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3:15 pm • What Have We Learned, Charlie Brown?

The Gang visits France as exchange students, visiting Omaha Beach in Normandy (where the Allies landed on D-Day in World War II) and Ypres (a World War I battle site). Linus pays tribute to the veterans who fought in both wars. Schulz described this special in his own words: “I kept thinking how interesting it would be if they should somehow get lost on this little trip and somehow end up at Omaha Beach and the scenes of the famous D-Day invasion of World War II. I even thought they might pass through Belgium and we could show some landscapes affected by World War I, and how emotional it could be if one of the characters somehow could be made to recite the immortal poem, John McCrae’s In Flanders Fields. (from Peanuts: A Golden Celebration, 1999).
(originally aired May 30, 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)