Kiwanians present Susan Granger

The Wilton Kiwanis Club presents Breakfast with Kiwanis on Saturday, May 20, at 9 a.m., at The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road. Adults are welcome at this free event. RSVP to

The guest speaker will be journalist and film critic Susan Granger who will speak on Hollywood: Past, Present & Future. A product of Hollywood, Granger’s biological father was S. Sylvan Simon, who was a director and producer at MGM and Columbia Pictures. Her adoptive father was Armand Deutsch, who also produced movies at MGM.

As a child, she appeared in movies with Abbott & Costello, Red Skelton, Lucille Ball, Margaret O’Brien, and Lassie.

Following graduation from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in journalism, she worked in radio and television as a news anchor and movie critic. She has also appeared on American Movie Classics and Turner Classic Movies. Her new book is 150 Timeless Movies. Her website is