Classic movies at The Palace 2010-2011

NorthByNorthwest posterThe Palace Theater in Albany has released the schedule for its 2010-2011 classic movie series.

It looks like a good slate: North By Northwest, Bonnie and Clyde, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and a bunch other favorites. The full schedule is after the jump.

The films run on Monday nights. They're $5 for adults and $3 for kids. You can buy a season pass for all 18 films for $45 (that's half price).

September 20: Viva Las Vegas (Viewers Choice)
Elvis, Ann-Margaret, a lot of songs.

October 4: North By Northwest
Cary Grant flees a crop duster, at the direction of Alfred Hitchcock.

October 25: The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Apparently there will be onstage performers, too.

November 22: A Streetcar Named Desire
Marlon Brando, Viviene Lee. Stella!

November 29: Bonnie and Clyde
Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway as the eponymous pair.

December 13: 3 Stooges Film Festival
Six shorts from Moe, Larry and Curly (Shemp, too).

December 17: It's a Wonderful Life
It's holidays.

December 20: A Christmas Story
You'll shoot your eye out!

January 10: E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial
What if ET had a mobile phone?

January 24: Chinatown
Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, directed by Roman Polanski.

February 14: Dirty Dancing
Nobody puts Baby in a corner!

February 28: The Defiant Ones
A 1958 film starring Sidney Poitier and Tony Curtis, on the run from the police.

March 14: Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid
Paul Newman and Robert Redford.

March 21: Monty Python and the Holy Grail
It's just a flesh wound!

April 11: The Bridge on the River Kwai
It won seven Oscars.

April 18: The Ten Commandments
Charlton Heston parts the Red Sea.

May 2: It Happened One Night
Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert

May 16: The Godfather: Part II
Coppola should have stopped here.


This is a great use of the Palace Theater on an "off night"---and a greatly expanded program of films. It's a nice complement to the long-time film series (classic, arty, foreign, or silent films) sponsored by the Writers Institute at Page Hall Friday nights.

this is one of my favorite things about albany! especially during the cold months when it's hard(er) to find things to do. unfortunately, my old-movie-film-buff pal moved across the country over the summer, so i'll have to find someone else willing to go with me

I've already marked my calendar for "The Ten Commandments"

Some of these will be spectacular on the big screen. I've always wanted to see Bridge Over the River Kwai in all its glory.

This is a GREAT way to spend a sunday evening :)

You bet your sweet ass there's onstage performers during Rocky Horror- And we're called the Whip-It Outskirts. We're bringing it back baby.

Just saw that the price per ticket is only $4 per person if you use your SEFCU Visa Check Card.

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