Classic Christmas Film Weekend
live at the ellis theater
December 15& 16, 2023
TWO DAYS OF YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY FILMS
Friday, December 15
SCROOGE (National General Pictures, 1970)
Charles Dickens’ classic tale of an old miser who finds the Christmas spirit is retold in this wonderful movie musical. Albert Finney and Sir Alec Guinness star, and the music is by Leslie Briscusse (“Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory” and many others). A great story of loss and redemption that will bring a smile and a tear. Color, 113 minutes.
Saturday, December 16 (matinee)
Bring the kids and enjoy a selection of old school Christmas cartoons, including the original RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER (Jam Handy, 1948). Sure to being back some happy memories for some, and will bring the sheer joy of Christmas for all.Color 90, minutes.
Saturday, December 16
WHITE CHRISTMAS (Paramount, 1954)
A couple of ex-GI hoofers put on a show to help out their old commanding officer. Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye are former soldiers, and Rosemary Clooney and Vera Ellen are the sisters they fall for. The greatest Christmas musical of all time with songs written by Irving Berlin. Another movie that will bring a smile and a tear, and the uncontrollable urge to sing-along. Color, 120 minutes.