Home For The Holidays


Directed by Richard Quine

USA, 1958, 1h 46min, DCP

Home For The Holidays

AFS Cinema

6406 N I-35 Suite 3100 Austin, TX 78752


$13.50 evening / $11 matinee (available M-F for shows before 6 PM)

$4 discounts for AFS MAKE & WATCH members. Free for LOVE & Premiere members.

Discounts for AISD educators and local high school & college students are available at the box office with a valid school ID.

“An erratic, light comedy with a spellbinding wild streak, centered on occult rites, New York City at Christmastime, and a magical cat named Pyewacket … The fun quotient is high, and there’s an undeniable frisson to the way the movie’s magic subculture echoes the closeted gay world of the fifties: it’s easy to view the Zodiac Club as a gay bar.”
The New Yorker

“For me, Christmas is witches and warlocks, bongos, and beatniks, a classic golden age Hollywood pairing and, hands down, one of the finest and most criminally underrated festive movies of all time. I am, of course, talking about BELL, BOOK, AND CANDLE.”
The Independent

Kim Novak stars as a beatnik witch with a Siamese cat named Pyewacket and a warlock brother played by Jack Lemmon in this freaked-out and very funny Christmas season romance. Jimmy Stewart plays the object of her love potions. With Ernie Kovacs and Elsa Lanchester.

Bell Book and Candle