Saluting Animal Lovers and Lovers of Classic Film at The Landmark Loew’s Jersey

posted by friendsoftheloews on January 26, 2006 at 8:56 am

JERSEY CITY, NJ — On February 10 and 11, Friends of the Loew’s begins its Spring season of classic film weekends at the Loew’s Jersey Theater.

In partnership with Greyhound Friends of New Jersey, The Loew’s Jersey is proud to present three films that depict the complex relationships between humans and animals:

Friday, February 10, 8 PM: BEST IN SHOW (2000/90 min) — A wickedly funny and intelligent character comedy that gently sends-up the peculiar world and characters of dog show competitions.

Saturday, February 11, 4 PM: OLD YELLER (1957/84 min) — One of the best loved live-action features ever made by the Walt Disney Company.

Saturday, February 11, 8 PM: THE MISFITS (1961/124 min) — The final film for both Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe, “The Misfits” also starred Montgomery Clift and Eli Wallach. It is a powerful tribute to the majesty and vulnerability of the Old West’s wild horses, symbols not just of the Old West but of independence and fundamental goodness — and of the fragility of the same.

Greyhound Friends of New Jersey, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing and finding homes and new lives as loving pets for greyhounds that have been “retired” from racing.

The Landmark Loew’s Jersey is an arts and entertainment center operated by Friends of the Loew’s, a non-profit organization.

For more info, please visit or, or call 201-798-6055.

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