CANTON, OH (WOIO) - The Canton Palace Theatre has announced its Fall/Winter 2014 special movie events. All movies will be featured in HD Digital Cinema with advance tickets sales starting Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 10am. Tickets can purchased at www.cantonpalacetheatre.org or by calling 330-454-8172 Monday thru Friday 10am to 4pm.
Special Movie Event Schedule includes:
September 6: West Side Story Doors Open: 7:00pm Movie Begins: 7:30pm Admission: $5
A love affair is fated for tragedy amidst the vicious rivalry of two street gangs the Jets and the Sharks. When Jets member Tony (Richard Beymer) falls for Maria (Natalie Wood), the sister of the Sharks leader, it's more than these two warring gangs can handle. And as mounting tensions rise, a battle to the death ensues, and innocent blood is shed in a heartbreaking finale.
September 20: The Godfather Doors Open: 7:00pm Movie Begins: 7:30pm Admission: $5
Director Francis Ford Coppola paints a chilling portrait of the Sicilian clan's rise and near fall from power in America, masterfully balancing the story between the Corleone's family life and the ugly crime business in which they are engaged.
September 28: The Sound of Music Doors Open: 1:30pm Movie Begins: 2:00pm Admission: $5
Rodgers & Hammerstein's cinematic treasure, "The Sound of Music" is the winner of five Academy Awards, including Best Picture. In this true-life story, Julie Andrews lights up the screen as Maria, a spirited young Austrian woman who leaves the convent to become a governess for Captain von Trapp's (Christopher Plummer) seven unruly children. Her charm and songs soon win the hearts of the children - and their father. But when Nazi Germany unites with Austria, Maria is forced to attempt a daring escape with her new family.
October 25: Silent Movie Special: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari Doors Open: 6:30pm Movie Begins: 7:30pm Admission: $10
The annual "Silent Screamfest" tradition continues with our featured, spooky silent film accompanied by Palace organist, Jay Spencer. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is about Francis and Alan, who visit a carnival where the amazing Dr. Caligari is displaying a somnambulist able to answer any question. When Alan asks him when he'll die, the man replies something no one wants to hear.
October 31: Rocky Horror Picture Show Doors Open: 6:30pm Costume Contest: 7:00pm
Movie Begins: 7:30pm Admission: $7 Prop Bags: $8
A Canton Palace Theatre Tradition! Complete with costume contest and prop bags for a fully interactive audience experience. Rocky Horror Picture Show is about a newly engaged couple that have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter.
November 8: Three Stooges Film Festival Doors Open: 6:30pm Movie Begins: 7:30pm Admission: $6
A collection of four original Three Stooges film shorts shown with the Curly Shuffle competition during intermission!
Ralphie has to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect gift for the 1940s.
December 5: Polar Express Doors Open: 6:30pm Movie Begins: 7:30pm Admission: FREE
This is the story of a young boy on Christmas Eve who boards a magical train that's headed to the North Pole. During this ride, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery which shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe. This presentation is presented by PNC Bank as part of the Canton Palace Theatre's First Friday Family Movie Series.
December 19: National Lampoon Christmas Vacation Doors Open: 7:00pm Movie Begins: 7:30pm
The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.
December 20: It's a Wonderful Life Doors Open: 7:00pm Movie Begins: 7:30pm Admission: $5
An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.
December 21: Elf Doors Open: 7:00pm Movie Begins: 7:30pm Admission: $5
After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity.
The Palace is located at 605 Market Avenue North in Canton, Ohio.
Business and box office hours are Monday through Friday 10:00a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Business offices can be reached at (330) 454-8172 and a 24-Hour Recorded Event Information line is (330) 454-8171.