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15 Cent Classic Movie

9 Sep 2021
14 Oct 2021
11 Nov 2021
9 Dec 2021

On the second Tuesday of each month the Lakewood Theater presents a classic film from the golden age of cinema, at the same price as it cost to get into the movies when the Lakewood first opened in 1938, just 15 CENTS, that's right, 15 CENTS FOR ADMISSION! What’s more, POPCORN IS ONLY 25 CENTS.

AS YOU READ ON, OR IF YOU HAVE ATTENDED EVEN ONE OF THESE FILMS, IT'S EASY TO SEE WHY THIS FILM SERIES WAS VOTED ONE OF D MAGAZINE'S, 2003 BEST OF DALLAS!!!

TIMES:
DOORS OPEN, for all films in this series, at 6:30PM ALL FILMS BEGIN at 7:30PM.

PRESHOW ENTERTAINMENT:
Be sure and arrive early, for the Lakewood’s one of a kind preshow entertainment, featuring the musical stylings of the BLUE DIAMOND TRIO. Their wonderful medley of vintage music will set the mood for this evening of “Classic” entertainment. Where else can you get all this for 15cents? And as if that isn't enough, just before the start of each feature, there will be a silent short film accompanied live by Mr. Bill Flynt of the Blue Diamond Trio on the synthesized organ!

TICKETS :
Tickets for all shows are again only 15 Cents and are sold at the door only with the exception of December’s sceening of “WHITE CHRISTMAS.” (See Below).

RESERVATIONS:
GROUPS OF 20 OR MORE ONLY may make an advance reservation and have their seating reserved for them by sending an email to Keith@lakewoodtheater.com. Reserved seats will be held to within 10 minutes of showtime at which time any untaken seats must be given up to any general admission patron.

15 CLASSIC FILM 2003 SCHEDULE:
IMPORTANT: All Dates, Times and Titles listed below are subject to change with little to no notice. It is suggested that customers check this calendar again, closer to the show date(s) you plan to attend. Also note SPECIAL RESERVATION REQUIREMENTS for December’s screening of “White Christmas.”

SEPTEMBER 9TH – “STAGE DOOR CANTEEN”
1943, 132 Minutes, Black and White
Judith Anderson, Kenny Baker II, Tallulah Bankhead, Roger Bellamy
Plot Outline: Dakota," a young soldier on a pass in New York City, visits the famed Stage Door Canteen, where famous stars of the theatre and films appear and host a recreational center for servicemen during the war. Dakota meets a pretty young hostess, Eileen, and they enjoy the many entertainers and a growing romance. Summary written by Jim Beaver {jumblejim@prodigy.net}

OCTOBER 14TH– “HUSH, HUSH SWEET CHARLOTTE”
1964, 133 Minutes, Black and White
Plot Outline: Charlotte Hollis, wealthy southern spinster, is shunned by her community for the grizzly murder some 40 years prior of her intended, John Mayhew. Even though her guilt in the matter was never proven, the townspeople liken her to a modern-day Lizzie Borden. The murders are similar in nature and the children even taunt her with cruel rhymes. For this reason she lives a life secluded from the mainstream of society. Her needs are cared for by her faithful servant, Velma. Summary written by {mfleetwo@mail.coin.missouri.edu}

NOVEMBER 11TH – “IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE” 1946, 130 Minutes, Black and White
James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore
Plot Outline: George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all - and it's Christmas ! As the angels discuss George, we see his life in flashback. As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence. Clarence then shows George what his town would have looked like if it hadn't been for all his good deeds over the years. Will Clarence be able to convince George to return to his family and forget about suicide ? Summary written by Colin Tinto {cst@imdb.com}

DECEMBER 9TH - “WHITE CHRISTMAS” (See special ticketing proceedure for this film)
1954, 120 Minutes, Technicolor
Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera Ellen
Plot Outline: After leaving the Army after W.W.II, Bob Wallace and Phil Davis team up to become a top song-and-dance act. Davis plays matchmaker and introduces Wallace to a pair of beautiful sisters (Betty and Judy) who also have a song-and-dance act. When Betty and Judy travel to a Vermont lodge to perform a Christmas show, Wallace and Davis follow, only to find their former commander, General Waverly, is the lodge owner. A series of romantic mix-ups ensue as the performers try to help the General. Summary written by Norman Cook {cook@ssdgwy.mdc.com}

SPECIAL WHITE CHRISTMAS TICKETING PROCEEDURE:
”White Christmas" requires ADVANCE TICKETING. Tickets for this show will go on sale November 15th, via the Lakewood’s exclusive on line ticketing website: Log on to www.lakewoodtheater.com . Once there, click on “TICKET SALES" in the navigation bar along the left side of the page and follow the prompts from there. While tickets will still be 15cents, it does require a $7.00 per ticket deposit, which will be refunded at the door or via a credit voucher provided everyone for whom you have purchased tickets, is present at the show. No credit will be issued for any person or persons not attending the show.