Old Hollywood Comes to Long Island
Turner Classic Movies and DIRECTV are the presenting sponsors of the 2005 Summer Under the Stars Festival, featuring four classic movies from TCM's extensive library. At sunset each Thursday in July, a free outdoor showing of a classic film will be presented on a large movie screen at the Lakeside Theatre. The festival begins Thursday, July 7, with a screening of Billy Wilder's comedy classic "Some Like It Hot," featuring a live introduction by one of the movie's stars, Tony Curtis. Also featured at the festival will be the Oscar-winning wartime romance, "Casablanca," the perennial family favorite "The Wizard of Oz" and the Alfred Hitchcock thriller "North by Northwest."
The following is a complete schedule for the 2005 Summer Under the Stars Festival:
Thursday, July 7 || SOME LIKE IT HOT
Special Introduction by Tony Curtis
Starring Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, Marilyn Monroe, Joe E. Browne and George Raft.
Thursday, July 14 || CASABLANCA
Starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Berman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Sidney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre.
Thursday, July 21 || THE WIZARD OF OZ
Starring Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Jack Hale, Bert Lahr, Frank Morgan and Margaret Hamilton.
Thursday, July 28 || NORTH BY NORTHWEST
Starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Leo G. Carroll and Martin Landau.
As a consideration to others, Summer Under the Stars moviegoers are asked to leave pets at home and to put trash in proper receptacles throughout the park. Umbrellas and high-backed chairs are strongly discouraged to allow visibility for all viewers. Grills of any sort are strictly prohibited.
Admission and parking are free, and the event will be held rain or shine. More information about the festival can be obtained by calling 800.861.7525 or visiting www.turnerclassicmovies.com/sus.