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Downtown movies feature Cary Grant

May 18, 2010

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Outdoor movies will make a return to Downtown Lawrence in early June.

The Downtown Lawrence Film Festival will feature six Cary Grant movies shown on the north wall of the city parking garage at Ninth and New Hampshire streets.

All showings will begin with live music at 8 p.m., with prize drawings at 9 p.m. and the movies beginning at 9:15 p.m. Dates and shows are:

June 3, “Holiday

June 10, “Bringing Up Baby

June 17, “His Girl Friday

June 24, “The Philadelphia Story

July 1, “Arsenic and Old Lace

July 8, “The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer

Free popcorn will be provided to the first 200 people, and several businesses will sponsor prize giveaways. Downtown Lawrence Inc. and the city’s Parks and Recreation Department are serving as organizers of the event.

Comments

galwaygal 4 years, 7 months ago

"Bringing Up Baby" is a real hoot! It's a 1938 comedy romance w/ Katharine Hepburn playing a ditzy young woman and Cary Grant at his geekiest screwball comedy best! Charles Ruggles as Maj. Horace Applegate is hilarious and May Robson as Aunt Elizabeth makes a great foil for his pompous but befuddled character. Don't miss it!

friendlyjhawk 4 years, 7 months ago

Oh, goody, vaccuous comments about Cary Grant movies! Who really cares about personal preference or which bit player was it a movie. What a group of Chatty Cathy's here in Lawrence.

true_patriot 4 years, 7 months ago

Yep, ditto on "Bringing Up Baby", arguably the first dark comedy out of that era of Hollywood. Fantastic flick for the period.

BigPrune 4 years, 7 months ago

Here's a recreation of a famous recreation of that famous Cary Grant line, "Judy, Judy, Judy." enjoy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXvI7x...

Linda Endicott 4 years, 7 months ago

"Arsenic and Old Lace" is hilarious, too...one of my favorites...

Oh, and by the way, not-so-friendlyjhawk...Cary Grant wasn't a bit player in any of these movies...

Unlike you apparently are now, in real life...

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