OLD PASADENA FILM FESTIVAL

Old Pasadena Film Festival (through July 30)

Category:
Film
When:
Saturday, July 30, 2011 12:00 pm
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Where:

Old Town Pasadena

1 Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91102
(626) 356-9725
How:
Official Website
Cost:
Free
What/Why:
Old Pasadena Film Festival is America's largest free outdoor film festival, brining more than 20 screenings to the unique urban settings of historic Old Pasadena.  This year's festival will take place every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening July 7-30, offering a wide selection of audience pleasing movie titles.  More information including complete schedule of films and locations at http://www.oldpasadena...

Thursday July 21 - Distant Lands, 20 South Raymond Ave., Pasadena, 91105
A Passage to India (1984)
The story revolves around an Indian doctor, an Englishwoman, a city magistrate, and an English educator, whose friendship is put to the test after a false accusation is made during a trip to British colonial India.

Friday July 22 - One Colorado Courtyard
National Velvet (1944)
The break-out role that catapulted Elizabeth Taylor to major stardom, this film also stars Mickey Rooney and was nominated for 5 Oscars.

Saturday July 23 - One Colorado Courtyard
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
One of the greatest "buddy" movies of all time, this starred Paul Newman and Robert Redford, and was nominated for 7 Oscars including Best Director and Best Picture. Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close.

Saturday July 23 - Central Park
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
This original version of the film stars Kevin McCarthy and Dana Wynter, and is an all-time horror classic. A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.

Thursday July 28 - One Colorado Courtyard
The Princess Bride (1984)
A classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing(as read by a kindly grandfather).

Thursday July 28 - Distant Lands, 20 South Raymond Ave., Pasadena, 91105
The Mosquito Coast (1986)
The Mosquito Coast was nominated for two golden globes. An eccentric inventor decides to take his family to Central America in order to build an ice factory and to find a simpler life in the jungle. However, as he becomes increasingly becomes erratic and aggressive, their happiness is threatened, and their paradise turns into a nightmare.

Friday July 29 - One Colorado Courtyard
A Place in the Sun (1951)
Starring Liz Taylor, Montgomery Clift amd Shelley Winters, A Place in the Sun was nominated for 9 Oscars and won 6, including Best Director for George Stevens.

Saturday July 30 - One Colorado Courtyard
An Affair to Remember (1957)
Starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr, this all-time favorite love story was nominated for 4 Oscars.

Saturday July 30 - Central Park
The Birds (1963)
This story by Daphne Du Maurier became one of Alfred Hitchcock's most famous screen gems, starring Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren and Suzanne Pleshette...as well as thousands of feathered villains

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