This summer, venture on over to Tampa Theatre for their 2012 Summer Classic Series, running every Sunday until August 19th.
Featured Summer Classic Series movies:
“Gilda” (1946) – The sinister boss of a South American casino finds that his right-hand man Johnny and his sensuous wife Gilda already know each other. Starring Glenn Ford and Rita Hayworth. Showing Sunday, June 10.
“The 39 Steps” (1936) – A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent. But when the agent is killed and he stands accused, he must go on the run to both save himself and also stop a spy ring trying to steal top secret information. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock and staring Robert Donat and Madeleine Carroll. Showing Sunday, June 17.
“The Gang’s All Here” (1943) – A soldier falls for a chorus girl and then has trouble because he is posted to the Pacific. Starring Alice Faye, Carmen Miranda and Phil Baker. Showing Sunday, June 24.
“Planet of the Apes” (1968) – An astronaut crew crash lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved. Starring Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall and Kim Hunter. Showing Sunday, July 1.
“Shaft” (1971) – Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter. Starring Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn and Charles Cioffi. Showing Sunday, July 8.
“Edward Scissorhands” (1990) – An uncommonly gentle young man, who happens to have scissors for hands, falls in love with a beautiful teenage girl. Directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder and Dianne Wiest. Showing Sunday, July 15.
“Laura” (1944) – A police detective falls in love with the women whose murder he’s investigating. Starring Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews and Clifton Webb. Showing Sunday, July 22.
“Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” (1953) – Two singers and best friends travel to Paris pursued by a private detective hired by Lorelei’s fiance’s disapproving father to keep an eye on her, a rich enamored old man and many other doting admirers. Starring Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe. Showing Sunday, July 29.
“Gone with the Wind” (1939) – An american classic in which a manipulative woman and a roguish man carry on a turbulent love affair in the American south during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Starring Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh. Showing Sunday, August 5.
“The Lodger” (1927) – A landlady suspects her new lodger is the madman killing women in London. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring June and Ivor Novello. Showing Sunday, August 12.
“Casablanca” (1942) – Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II, an American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications. Starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman and Paul Henreid. Showing Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19.
Stay after the showing of “Gilda”, “The 39 Steps”, “The Gang’s All Here” and “Laura” to hear film expert, Harriet Deer share her insights into the different elements of each movie. There will be live musical accompaniment by Steven Ball at the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ during “The Lodger”.
All shows start at 3 p.m. and, with the exception of “The Lodger”, tickets are $9 for non-members and $7 for Tampa Theatre members. Tickets for “The Lodger” are $12 for non-members and $10 for members.