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PARAMOUNT MOVIE CLASSICS
Return to Hollywood's Golden Era in America's finest Art Deco movie palace. Paramount Movie Classics Night features 35mm film prints, a newsreel, cartoon, previews, and fabulous prizes in the Paramount's own game of chance "Dec-O-Win".

Live Mighty Wurlitzer organ serenade begins at 7:30PM. Curtain rises at 8:00PM. Feature film begins at 8:30PM.
THE BEST SHOW IN TOWN IS THE BEST DEAL IN TOWN!
ALL MOVIE CLASSICS TICKETS: $5.00 (includes $2.00 Restoration Fee)

PLEASE NOTE: All ages require a ticket.
Classic Movies at the Paramount
PLEASE NOTE: No outside food or drink is permitted into the Paramount Theatre. The full service bar offering beverages, popcorn, and other movie snacks typically closes during the first half of the main feature. Only snacks and drinks from the Paramount service bar are permitted in the seating area.

Paramount Movie Classics Schedule: Spring/Summer, 2017
Box Office opens at 6:00 pm | Doors open at 7:00 pm | Curtain at 8:00 pm

DR. STRANGELOVE
Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

FRIDAY, APRIL 14 @ 8:00 PM
DR. STRANGELOVE (1964) - A U.S. Air Force commander, believing that there is a Communist conspiracy underway to poison the water supply, launches an attack by nuclear bombers against the Soviet Union. Director Stanley Kubrick mocks the Cold War, the U.S. military-industrial complex, and American politics in what is arguably the greatest satire in American cinema. With a script co-written by Kubrick, Terry Southern, and Peter George, there is perhaps no other movie that contains so many memorable scenes and so much quotable - even legendary - dialogue. Likewise, Kubrick's casting selection is impeccable - it's difficult to single out a favorite performance or actor. Everyone in this stellar cast is at the absolute top of his game: Peter Sellers playing three roles (American President, British liaison officer, and "ex" Nazi scientist), George C. Scott as the bellicose General "Buck" Turgidson, Sterling Hayden as the delusional General Jack D. Ripper, Keenan Wynn as the aggressive Colonel "Bat" Guano, Slim Pickens as the insanely cheerful bomber pilot, James Earl Jones as the unflappable bomber navigator... Every actor delivers. Every performance is superb. This is a masterpiece of black comedy with frightening implications still relevant to this day.
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THE BIG LEBOWSKI
FRIDAY, JUNE 30 @ 8:00 PM
THE BIG LEBOWSKI (1998) - One of the most subversively hilarious films of the late 20th century, this Coen Brothers production is a comedy of errors, a case of mistaken identity and a riot from start to finish. Jeffrey “The Dude” Lebowski (Jeff Bridges), an infinitely loveable aging Los Angeles hipster, is plunged into a horrendous set of ever-escalating circumstances, testing his laid-back calm at every turn. Allowing himself to be guided by his conspiracy theorizing Vietnam veteran bowling partner, Walter Sobchak (John Goodman), "The Dude" (aka the "Little Lebowski") seeks restitution for a soiled rug from another Jeffrey Lebowski (aka the "Big Lebowski"), a reclusive millionaire who enlists "The Dude" in solving the kidnapping of his errant wife. Absolute bedlam and chaos ensue. This is one of those rare classic films that demand repeated viewings. No matter how many times you may have seen it before, you’ll still be catching dramatic ironies, character arcs, subtle quirks, and ingenious wordplay that you missed previously.
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ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN
FRIDAY, JULY 14 @ 8:00 PM
ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN (1976) - Washington Post journalists Bob Woodward (Robert Redford) and Carl Bernstein (Dustin Hoffman) discover a connection between the 1972 Watergate burglary of the National Democratic headquarters and staffers at the Republican White House. With the support of executive editor Ben Bradlee (Jason Robards) and inside information from their ultra-secret source, "Deep Throat" (Hal Holbrook), Woodward and Bernstein doggedly connect the dots and follow the money all the way to the top. Faithfully adapted by William Goldman from the Pulitzer Prize-winning book authored by these same reporters, this is a thrilling - and true - account of the scandal that rocked a nation and brought down a President. Redford, Hoffman, and Robards merge seamlessly with their real-life counterparts in this tale of everyday heroism and truth versus corruption.
Oscars for Best Supporting Actor (Jason Robards), Best Screenplay, Best Art Direction, and Best Sound
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PLEASE REMEMBER:
No outside food or drink is permitted into the Paramount Theatre.
The full service bar offering beverages, popcorn, and other movie
snacks typically closes during the first half of the main feature.
Only snacks and drinks from the Paramount service bar are permitted in the seating area.


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Sunday through Thursday: CLOSED
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Friday: 11:00am – 5:30pm
Saturday: 11:00am – 3:00pm



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