Summer Classics film series returns to Tampa theater

Come celebrate a century of extraordinary cinema by seeing some of your favorite classics on the big screen at the Tampa Theater during its Summer Classics film series, presented on Sundays from June 5th to August 28th.

The Tampa Theater will present its popular Summer Classics film series on Sundays at 3 p.m. from June 5 through August 28.

Jill Witecki of the Tampa Theater said, “Tampa movie fans know that when it comes to beloved classics, there’s no more authentic way to watch them than in a stately movie palace. ” Witecki added, “For over 30 years, the community has flocked to the Tampa Theater on warm Sunday afternoons to enjoy summer classics as they were meant to be seen.”

First, come listen to the hit 1961 musical West Side Story. It will air on June 5.

The Tampa Theater will present the 1977 sci-fi thriller Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope June 12.

Celebrate Father’s Day with a screening of In the Heat of the Night on June 19.

On June 26, come see the 1964 war thriller Fail-safe. This film was chosen by Tampa Theater donor Ed Golly, who won the “Pick a Classic” opportunity at the Tampa Theater’s WineFest fundraiser in March.

On July 3, plan to see support me.

pulp Fiction is considered a “modern” classic and regularly features on lists of the best movies ever made. You can see pulp Fiction July 10.

Another film that was selected during the March fundraiser, this one by Nick Buchanan, is The Wizard of Oz. This delightful film from 1939 will be screened on July 17.

Then you can see Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 mystery thriller, rear windowJuly 24.

Who doesn’t love the 1972 hit The Godfather? This is your chance to see Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan and Robert Duvall together on the big screen. Enjoy it on July 31.

western comedy Blazing Saddles will be presented on August 7.

After that, the musical drama And all that hits the big screen on August 14.

casablanca gets a special presentation with two screenings. The first is Saturday, August 20 at 7:30 p.m., then again on August 21.

Share a unique experience of seeing and hearing the olfactory films One week and The cameraman August 28. Both films will be accompanied live on the organ of the Mighty Wurlitzer theatre.

For ticket prices and to purchase tickets, please visit www.tampatheâtre.org.

Andrea G. Henderson