Classic film series at the Majestic

posted by Michael Zoldessy on June 3, 2008 at 7:57 am

GETTYSBURG, PA — The Majestic Theater is showcasing a summer series of classic films, usually not on the big screen in the area.

With the advent of VHS tapes and DVDs, movie patrons can watch these classics at home, but the experience is not the same as seeing it in a theater.

“There’s a difference between watching movies on the big screen and watching them on your television at home,” said Gabel, who has been programming movies for more than 30 years.

“Seeing movies in the community is so much more exciting and so much more memorable,” Gabel said. “It can be more emotionally powerful to see a film (when you are) surrounded by others who are experiencing the same emotion.”

Get the full story in the Evening Sun.

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