Loew’s Jersey’s 75th Anniversary Film Festival

posted by FOLSue on September 17, 2004 at 3:01 pm

JERSEY CITY, NJ — The Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre will celebrate its 75th Anniversary with one of the most acclaimed movies of the Theatre’s first full decade:

Tuesday, Sept. 28 7:45 PM
Mr Smith Goes to Washington
Starring James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains
(1939 – 130 mins. – B&W)

The 1929 admission of 35 cents re-instated for this night only!

This show will be preceded at 7:15 with a public ceremony paying tribute to the spirit of civic activism that first saved the Landmark Loew’s from demolition and is now restoring it.

And the celebration of the Loew’s 75th Anniversary will continue on the weekend with a selection of films spanning the 1940s, ‘50s, 60’s and 70’s.

Friday, Oct. 1 8:00 PM
The Maltese Falcon
Starring Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet, Mary Astor
(1941. 101 mins. B&W.)

Saturday, Oct. 2 3:30 PM
High Noon
Starring Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly
(1952. 85 mins. B&W.)

Saturday, Oct. 2 7:30 PM
Spartacus
Starring Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Peter Ustinov, Charles Laughton, Jean Simmons, Tony Curtis. Directed by Stanley Kubrick
(1960. 196 mins. Color.)

Sunday, Oct. 3 2:00 PM
Superman: The Movie
Starring Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder, Marlon Brando (1978. 150 mins. Color.)

Admission for each film is $6 for adults, $4 for seniors and children 12 years old and younger.

Discount off-street parking is now available in the adjoining Square Ramp Garage. Patrons present a coupon as they exit the garage. Coupon provided at our box office.

For more information, and to gain general knowledge about the Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre and the Friends of the Loew’s, visit our website: http://www.loewsjersey.org.

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