The family film “A Dog’s Way Home,” which opened in theaters Friday, is but the
The family film “A Dog’s Way Home,” which opened in theaters Friday, is but the latest in a long line of movies about man’s best friend. Here are five other noteworthy dog flicks:
v “Isle of Dogs” (2018): There have been plenty of animated films about canines, but director Wes Anderson’s latest offbeat work, about a young boy’s search for his dog, is in stop-motion animation.
v “101 Dalmatians” (1961, 1996): Evil dog-napper Cruella de Ville is played by Glenn Close In the live-action 1996 film, a remake of the 1961 animated Disney classic.
v “White Fang” (1991): An adaptation of Jack London’s classic novel about a gold rush prospector in Alaska who befriends a wolf-dog.
v “Cujo” (1983): Dog films were about loveable and loyal four-legged pals until this horror film, based on the Stephen King novel, came along.
v “Old Yeller” (1957): A timeless tear-jerker set in the old West.
Victoria (9 p.m., PBS): Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes are back for the most dramatic season yet. It is 1848, and revolution is breaking out across Europe. In Britain, one woman stands between order and chaos: Queen Victoria.
Lake Erie Murders: ALLEY OF DEATH (10 P.M., INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY): Ominously named for its violent and unpredictable nature, Lake Erie borders four states and parts of Canada – and is home to some dark and deadly crimes. The fourth episode of this series brings a tale from Cleveland. When 14-year old Gloria Pointer is found raped and murdered, it is the start of a 30-year quest for answers by her mother who will not give up until she finds justice for her daughter.
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Restoring Corvettes is topic of seminar
A seminar on Corvette restoration presented by Carl Carbon will take place Saturday at noon at the National Packard Museum, 1899 Mahoning Ave. NW. Admission is free with a paid admission to the museum ($8, $5 for senior citizens and children).
Carbon restored the 1957 and 1963 Bloomington Gold Certified vehicles currently on display in the museum’s “Corvettes of the Valley” exhibit, which runs through April 14. In his seminar, he will describe the process and resources available for restoring a Corvette and offer practical advice for anyone considering restoration.
Violinist to give a free concert
Ecuadorian violinist Galo Arboleda Solzano. accompanied by pianist Patrick Wickliffe, will give a free concert at 7 p.m. Friday at Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Holy Apostles Parish, 421 Covington St., and again at 7 p.m. Saturday at First Congregational Church, 41 E. Jefferson St. in Jefferson.
The concerts will include works by Finnish composer Jean Sibelius, composer/violinist Fritz Kreisler, Mozart, Bach, Youngstown State University professor emeritus Robert Rollin and Ecuadorian folk music arranged by Solzano.