SCHENECTADY– “The History of the Movie Industry: Movie Series Detectives in the 1940s” will be Dennis Kipp’s topic at the Congregation Gates of Heaven Brotherhood’s Breakfast-and-A-Speaker Program event on Sunday, Oct 14. The breakfast, at the temple, 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady, begins at 10 a.m. and is free for brotherhood members, $4 for others. The presentation begins at 10:30 a.m. and is free. The program is open to the public.
Kipp, father of Temple Gates member Jonathan Kipp, will be making his fifth presentation to the speaker program on the history of the movie industry. He has been a life-long movie fan and self-taught movie buff. He reports that he spent his formative years going to movies while other children were playing Little League.He continues to educate himself and educates others, teaching about movies at the Academy for Life-Long Learning, affiliated with Empire State College.
“The Thin Man,” “Mr. Moto,”and “The Saint” are just a few of the movie detectives that were popular in pre-World War II films. Kipp’s program will focus on these and other detective series from that era. Kipp will show a complete movie during the program.