- 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.
- Thursday, June 12, 2014
Newtown Cultural Arts Commission will reintroduce the double feature with this month’s offering in its Sunday Cinema Series. Moviegoers will have the opportunity to take in a pair of classic comedies — The Flying Deuces and Ninotchka — on Sunday, June 29, at Edmond Town Hall.
- Thursday, May 29, 2014
Kirsten Liniger, dressed as Dorothy and carting “Toto” in her basket, waves to passersby before Sunday’s screening of The Wizard of Oz at the Edmond Town Hall Theatre.
- Friday, May 23, 2014
There have been many versions of The Little Princess filmed, and an equal number of films called or based on L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz, but only two were made in 1939. Those two films — one starring a 10-year-old Shirley Temple and the other a Best Picture nominee that features some of film history’s most well-known songs — will launch a new film series at Edmond Town Hall this weekend.
- Thursday, May 15, 2014
UPDATE (Saturday, May 18, 2014): The 7 pm screening of Ninotchka that was originally scheduled to be offered on May 25 has been postponed. Organizers will screen that at a later date, TBA. In its place, a second screening of The Wizard of Oz will be offered at 7 pm on Sunday, May 25.
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