Press Release

‘The Magnificent Seven’ film on May 9 at Blue Hill

The Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library Film Series continues at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, with “The Magnificent Seven” (1960), directed by John Sturges and starring Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Robert Vaughn, Brad Dexter, and Horst Buchholz.

A western, the film is about a Mexican farming village that is periodically raided by bandits. The townspeople decide to hire gunmen to protect the village. The gunmen begin to bond with some of the townspeople and engage in a gun battle with the bandits that results in casualties on both sides.

All films are shown free of charge on the Library’s “pretty big” screen in the Howard Room. For more information, call the Library (374-5515) or Michael Donahue, 374-5248 or