Garden Theatre Kicks Off 2014 Summer Movie Series Today

Garden Theatre Kicks Off 2014 Summer Movie Series Today

The Garden Theatre is pleased to announce the 2014 Summer Movie Series, running from today, June 12 through August 22 at the Garden Theatre (160 West Plant Street). This summer's line-up includes 20 feature-length films: Thursday Vintage Favorites and Friday Cult Classics.

The highly popular Summer Movie Pass, which has sold out for the past two years, is also available for sale. For just $60, the passholder and two others may attend any and all of the 20 movies in the 2014 Summer Movie Series at the Garden Theatre. A limited number of passes are sold.

All movies begin at 7pm and tickets are $5 General Admission. Tickets are sold online at or beginning 2 hours prior to show times at the Garden Theatre Box Office.

The Garden Theatre is offering audience talkbacks with three of the Thursday Vintage Favorite films:

June 12: It Happened One Night, directed by Frank Capra - Talkback with Matthew C. Gunter, author of The Capra Touch: A Study of the Director's Hollywood Classics and War Documentaries, 1934-1945.

July 17: Paradise, Hawaiian Style - Talkback with Suzanna Leigh. Leigh will share priceless experiences alongside co-star and the "King of Rock 'n Roll," Elvis Presley.

August 14: The Great Escape - Introduction by Lorraine Wood, wife of the late Allen K. Wood who served as the production supervisor on the film. Lorraine will share memories of life on the set of this classic film.

Along with the lineup of vintage movies, the Garden Theatre is offering audience participation opportunities for three of the Friday Cult Classic movies.

Guests can come in their favorite outfit for Toga Night on June 13 for Animal House to kick off Friday Cult Classics.

Monty Python Trivia Night begins at 6:30 pm on July 11, prior to the showing of Monty Python's The Meaning of Life. Fans can test their knowledge against others and compete for prizes.

The full lineup of movies included in the 2014 Summer Movies Series follows:

Thursday Vintage Favorites

June 12: It Happened One Night 1934 NR
June 19: Rebel Without a Cause 1955 PG-13
June 26: The Philadelphia Story 1940 NR
July 3: Casablanca 1942 PG
July 10: Cool Hand Luke 1967 PG
July 17 Paradise, Hawaiian Style 1966 G
July 24 Roman Holiday 1953 NR
July 31 Strangers on a Train 1951 PG
August 7 Bride of Frankenstein 1935 NR
August 14 The Great Escape 1963 NR
August 21 High Noon 1952 PG

Friday Cult Classics

June 13 Animal House 1978 R
June 20 Best in Show 2000 PG-13
June 27 Back to the Future II 1989 PG
July 11 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life 1983 R
July 25 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom 1984 PG
August 1 Jaws 1975 PG
August 8 Wayne's World 1992 PG-13
August 15 Clue 1985 PG
August 22 Batman 1989 PG-13

Located in the heart of historic downtown Winter Garden on Plant Street, the Garden Theatre is a not-for-profit community organization committed to enriching, engaging, and entertaining through creative experiences. The theatre, which reopened 2008, showcases an atmospheric theatre in a Mediterranean Revival style venue. The Garden Theatre hosts live plays, concerts, movies, and more to the residents of and visitors to the city of Winter Garden. For tickets or additional information, contact the Garden Theatre Box Office at 407-877-GRDN (4736) or

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