City Lights
Sunday, September 10, 2017, 04:30pm

 

City Lights

 

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4pm Doors, 4:30pm Pre-show, 5pm Movie 

Experience City Lights on a 50-foot screen! Pre-show theatre organ presentation by the New York Theatre Organ Society + an update on the restoration of our Wonder Morton theatre organ. There will also be a photo opp with Charlie Chaplin and organ-ic surprises!

Learn more and donate to help restore our one-of-a-kind theatre organ here.


 
City Lights is a 1931 American pre-code silent romantic comedy film, in which a hapless but resilient tramp (Charlie Chaplin) falls in love with a blind flower girl (Virginia Cherrill) on the tough city streets.Upon learning that she and her grandmother are to be evicted from their home, the tramp undertakes a series of attempts to provide them with the money they need, all of which end in humiliating failure. But after a drunken millionaire (Harry Myers) lavishly rewards him for saving his life, the tramp can change the flower girl's life forever.
Written By Charlie Chaplin. 1 hour 27 minutes.
 

"Movies at the Palace" take place at the stunning United Palace, formerly the Loew's 175th Street Theatre that first opened as a deluxe movie theatre and vaudeville house in 1930. We honor that past while reinventing the movie-going experience by pairing classic titles with pre-show entertainment and expert Q&A’s. The year-long series of “Movies that Reawaken Wonder” celebrates both the Palace’s past as a Wonder Theatre and recent cinematic rebirth, including Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 2016 donation of a DCP projector. Learn more here.


Location United Palace, 4140 Broadway at 175th St, 10033
4pm Doors
4:30pm Pre-show
5pm Movie
Adults: $10 online/ $15 at the door
Children (12 and under) and Seniors (65 years and older): $5 online/ $10 at the door
 
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Contact 212-568-1157
 
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