The Picture Show at Bay Street Theatre has announced announce that Peconic Landing is sponsoring its long-running, classic Picture Show Series for the 2013 Season.
"Peconic Landing is thrilled to be working again with Bay Street Theatre," says Laurelle Cassone, Sales Manager - Peconic Landing, "our partnership allows us to further our goal of bringing exceptional cultural opportunities to the residents of the East End."
The Picture Show has been an eight-year staple of Bay Street's winter programming, with low-cost classic films from the 30's, 40's & 50's. Producer Gary Hygom created the line-up and notes perennial favorites. "This series is a great asset to the community because it provides low-cost entertainment all winter long," says Tracy Mitchell, Bay Street's Executive Director. "And we couldn't be more thrilled to have Peconic Landing on board in support of this mission."
The 2013 winter/spring lineup begins with Elvis Weekend on January 11 and 12. All films start at 8 pm. Tickets are $7 at the door and include a small box of popcorn. For the $28 prix-fixe "Dinner and a Movie" package, call Page at 63 Main (631-725-1810), IL Capuccino (631-725-2747) or Sen (631-725-1774). Beginning February 15, the dinner package will be available at Dockside (631-725-7100). Cost does not include sales tax, beverage or gratuities.
Here is the lineup (source of descriptions from IMDB):
Friday, January 11 - Speedway (1968)
94 min - Comedy | Musical 12 June 1968 (USA)
Elvis Presley sings his way around the race circuit as successful speedway driver Steve Grayson. All is fine and dandy until the tax return submitted by a wise-cracking Bill Bixby (as Steve's manager) is scrutinized by the IRS. Will Elvis be able to raise the $145,000 to pay his tax bill? Will he succeed with his advances to IRS inspector Nancy Sinatra? Starring Elvis Presley, Nancy Sinatra, Bill Bixby and Gale Gordon.
Saturday, January 12 - Kid Galahad (1962)
95 min - Drama | Musical | Sport - 29 August 1962 (USA)
When he completes his military service Walter Gulick returns to his birthplace, Cream Valley, New York. He was orphaned as an infant and grew up elsewhere but always wanted to return to where he was from. He hopes to be a mechanic but soon after his arrival finds himself working as a sparring partner at a boxing camp. Having lost all of his money in a crap game, Walter is happy to take any kind of work but a devastating right hook sends him down a different path. Willy Grogan thinks he has a winner in Walter who, after helping a lady out, is dubbed Kid Galahad. Willy is a likable man but gambles too much and may have been a witness to a mobster's conversation that would best be forgotten. As Walter gains more success, and falls in love with Willy's sister Rose, Willy Grogan finds himself coming under pressure from mobsters to make Walter takes a dive at his next big fight. Starring Elvis Presley, Gig Young and Lola Albright.