MOVIE: The Duke

August 11, 2022 @ 2:00 pm – 3:40 pm
MOVIE: The Duke

Jim Brodbent and Helen Mirren star in The Duke, showing at the Library on August 11th at 2pm on the big screen in the Betsy Kennedy Community Room.

In 1961, 60-year-old Kempton Bunton stole Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London. He sent ransom notes saying that he would return the painting on condition that the government invested more in care for the elderly. What happened next became the stuff of legend. An uplifting true story about a good man who set out to change the world and managed to save his marriage. (

This program is rated R for language and runs 95 minutes. It is free and open to the public; popcorn provided.

Programming is supported by the Friends of the Library.

Call 315.655.9322 with questions.