Library to screen ‘Sgt. York’

MARQUETTE – Afternoon Classic Films presents a screening of “Sergeant York” at 1:30 p.m. July 1 in the Peter White Public Library Community Room.

Based on a true story, Alvin York, played by Gary Cooper, single-handedly captures 132 German soldiers in 1918 during World War I. York was a man with deep religious convictions averse to killing, and forced to come to terms with these beliefs when sent into combat.

The film runs for 134 minutes and will be shown in the original black and white. Admission is free.

For information, visit or call 226-4318.