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Film Screening: Sergeant York
June 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us at the Archives on Friday, June 8 at 6:00 for a screening of the 1941 classic “Sergeant York.” Admission is free!
The award-winning film is based on the life of Alvin York, one of the most decorated American soldiers of World War I. Based on York’s memoirs, the classic film stars Gary Cooper as the prize-winning Tennessee marksman who finds himself torn between his non-violent beliefs and his desire to serve his country when recruited to fight in the Great War. The highest grossing film of 1941, “Sergeant York” was nominated for eleven Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Cooper won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the film.