- Wednesday, December 17, 2014
On Sunday, December 28, Edmond Town Hall Theatre will host the final screenings of the films in 1939: The Greatest Year in Film — A 75th Anniversary Celebration Sunday Cinema Series.
At the Circus will be offered at 1 pm, featuring the willful mayhem of Groucho, Chico and Harpo Marx; and at 4 and 7 pm, Babes in Arms, starring the beloved child stars Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland, will be screened.
- Monday, December 8, 2014
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- Thursday, November 13, 2014
In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Gone with the Wind, the Newtown Cultural Arts Commission will present a Red Carpet Event and Film Screening on Sunday, November 30, at Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street.
Patrons are encouraged to wear their Oscar best to strut the red carpet beginning at 1 pm. Professional photos will be taken by Marleen Cafarelli of Photo Art Works. The movie screening will begin by 1:30, and will include a free popcorn, as well as special refreshments offered at intermission.
- Wednesday, October 15, 2014
As the Sunday Cinema Series continues into autumn, a collection of classic horror films will be offered on Sunday, October 19, at Edmond Town Hall Theatre.
- Tuesday, October 7, 2014
1939 Best Picture nominee The Hunchback of Notre Dame will continue the Sunday Cinema Series with a pair of screenings on October 19.
- Thursday, September 18, 2014
This month’s Sunday Cinema Series will feature two screenings of a James Stewart favorite and one offering of a Bette Davis drama.
- Friday, August 29, 2014
On Sunday, August 31, the Edmond Town Hall Theatre will screen Goodbye, Mr Chips as part of the 2014 Sunday Cinema Series, presented by Newtown Cultural Arts Commission. Tickets for all shows are $2. Screenings are planned for 1, 4 and 7 pm.
- Monday, August 11, 2014
English actor Robert Donat played the title role in the 1939 feature Goodbye, Mr Chips, alongside Irish actress Greer Garson in her first MGM film. This was the role for which Donat would always be remembered, aging on screen from 25 to 83. Many expected Clark Gable to win the Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role, especially since Gone with the Wind was sweeping up, but instead Robert Donat was the surprise winner that year.
- Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Cary Grant, so dashing and debonair, was one of Hollywood’s consummate leading men. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Cary Grant the second “Greatest Male Screen Legend.”
On Sunday, July 27, Edmond Town Hall Theatre will screen his 1939 feature film, Gunga Din, as part of the 2014 Sunday Cinema Series presented by the Newtown Cultural Arts Commission. Screenings are planned for 1, 4 and 7 pm. Tickets for all shows are $2.
- Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Keep an eye out for “Laurel and Hardy” in front of the Edmond Town Hall on Sunday, June 29, when the theater will host screenings of two Hollywood classics. The screenings will be the next installment of the 2014 Sunday Cinema Series celebrating the 75th anniversary of “The Greatest Year in Film — 1939,” presented by Newtown Cultural Arts Commission.