Ambler Theater Unveils Hollywood Summer Nights

The film schedule for summer 2012 includes a healthy dose of Bond and Hitchcock, plus the ever-popular Python Fest.

The Ambler Theater has the recipe for hot summer nights - just add Hollywood.

Ambler's independent theater on Thursday unveiled its 2012 Hollywood Summer Nights schedule.

The program includes two types of films, Hollywood Classics and After Dark, the theater's special events manager, Chris Collier, said on the theater's blog.

"The Hollywood Classics are your Golden Age of Hollywood fare and are family friendly," Collier wrote, adding, "In fact, we encourage you to bring your family – all of our Hollywood Classics are free for ages 18 and under.

"The After Dark series is a bit more gritty and probably not for everyone, but we still wanted to see these films back up on the big screen."

As usual, dress in theme for the movie and the popcorn is free.

Take a look at the full film lineup here, and then head on over to the Ambler Theater blog to let them know which ones you're most excited about.

Here's the schedule for both the and the , both of which are owned and operated by Renew Theaters.

Hollywood Classics films - which are free for kids 18 and under - are denoted with an asterisk.

  • Forbidden Planet* - Tues, June 5 (County) & Thurs, June 7 (Ambler)
  • Brazil: The Director’s Cut – Mon, June 11 (Ambler) & Wed, June 13 (County)
  • Spellbound* – Tues, June 12 (County) & Thurs, June 14 (Ambler)
  • Goldfinger* – Mon, June 18 (Ambler) & Wed, June 20 (County)
  • Comedy Shorts from The DiCrescenzo Collection* – Tues, June 19 (County) & Thurs, June 21 (Ambler)
  • This is Spinal Tap – Mon, June 25 (Ambler) & Wed, June 27 (County)
  • Rebecca* – Tues, June 26 (County) & Thurs, June 28 (Ambler)
  • Casablanca* – Tues, July 3 (County) & Thurs, July 5 (Ambler)
  • The Killing – Thurs, July 12 (County) & Mon, July 23 (Ambler)
  • Blow Out – Mon, July 16 (Ambler) & Wed, July 18 (County)
  • Wings* – Tues, July 17 (County) & Thurs, July 19 (Ambler)
  • Breakfast at Tiffany’s* – Thurs, July 26 (Ambler) & Tues, Aug 7 (County)
  • The Godfather – Mon, July 30 (Ambler) & Wed, Aug 1 (County)
  • Notorious* – Tues, July 31 (County) & Thurs, Aug 2 (Ambler)
  • The Godfather: Part II – Mon, Aug 6 (Ambler) & Thurs, Aug 9 (County)
  • The Shining – Mon, Aug 13 (Ambler) & Wed, Aug 15 (County)
  • A Night to Remember* – Tues, Aug 14 (County) & Thurs, Aug 16 (Ambler)
  • The Ladykillers* – Mon, Aug 20 (Ambler) & Thurs, Aug 23 (County)
  • The Mark of Zorro – Tues, Aug 21 (Ambler) & Wed, Aug 22 (County)
  • North by Northwest* – Wed, Aug 29 (County) & Thurs, Aug 30 (Ambler)

Returning events at the Ambler Theater this summer include the sixth annual Little Lebowski Fest on Wednesday, July 11 and The Three Stooges: Classic Shorts – Wednesday, Aug. 8.

Also returning this summer will be the popular Python Fest at the County Theater. This year is the third annual festival paying homage to Monty Python. It is set for Wednesday, July 25.


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