Just in time for the holidays, the Edison Film Society presents another fantastic event sure to get you in the spirit of the season. The screening features FOUR of filmdom's greatest movie musicals on two separate Fridays in Fort Myers. Admission is free, popcorn is free, and you can attend one movie or more!
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8
7 p.m. - "42nd Street"
1933 - A backstage look into the world of Broadway during the 1930s, featuring spectacular cinematic music sequences by the one and only Busby Berkeley. Starring Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell, and Ginger Rogers!
9 p.m. - "Singin' In The Rain"
1952 - Hailed by critics and fans alike as the greatest screen musical of all time, this film certainly lives up to it's reputation! Starring Gene Kelly, Donald O'Conner, and Debbie Reynolds!
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15th
7 p.m. - "For Me and My Gal"
1942 - A wonderful, nostalgic look at Vaudeville during World War I, featuring a large selection of hit songs from the era. Gene Kelly's film debut and an often overlooked Judy Garland classic. Starring Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, and George Murphy!
9 p.m. - "A Hard Day's Night"
1964 - The film that turned a generation upside down! The Beatles star in their first cinematic adventure, an outrageous, innovative comedy masterpiece featuring many musical performances. Starring The Beatles and Wilfrid Brambell!
This event is free and open to everyone - friends and family are welcome! The screening will be held in the Corbin Auditorium, which is located in Building J, the Learning Resources Hall on Edison's Fort Myers campus, 8099 College Pkwy. Parking is available in Lots 6 and 8, and a printable map of the campus is available on the Internet at http://www.edison.edu/lee/map.pdf.
For more information, call Dr. Wendy Chase at 239-489-9470.