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HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival 2008

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16 June 2008 – 18 August 2008

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival 2007

This series of free, outdoor, classic movie screenings is on Monday nights throughout the summer in Bryant Park, Manhattan and is a hugely popular event on the New York calendar. In the rare event that it rains, films are screened at sunset the following night.

The lawn opens at 5pm for blankets and picnicking and the films begin at dusk (typically 8pm-9pm). The weather, humidity and film all play a role in the number of people that attend, but typically you can expect to join around 10,000 people per screening. Get your seat early!

2008 Schedule

Monday, June 16 – Dr. No
It’s Connery as Bond in ultimate Bond girl Ursula Andress in her white bikini.

Monday, June 23 – Bride of Frankenstein
Boris Karloff’s Frankenstein takes a bride, the magnificently-coiffed Elsa Lancaster.

Monday, June 30 – Hud
See Paul Newman in his prime.

Monday, July 7 – The Man Who Came to Dinner
Bette Davis and Jimmy Durante costar in this 1942 comedy.

Monday, July 14 – Fail Safe
Sidney Lumet directs Henry Fonda in a cold war thriller.

Monday, July 21 – Arsenic and Old Lace
Cary Grant’s sweet old aunties have a very nasty secret.

Monday, July 28 – The Apartment
It doesn’t get much better than this — a young Jack Lemmon in a Billy Wilder classic featuring a young Shirley MacLaine.

Monday, August 4 – Lifeboat
In this Hitchcock flick, nine survivors (including Tallulah Bankhead) are trapped in a leaky lifeboat in the middle of the Atlantic.

Monday, August 11 – The Candidate
Robert Redford does political satire.

Monday, August 18 – Superman
Christopher Reeve is the Man of Steel, Marlon Brando is Jor-El, and Gene Hackman is the evil Lex Luthor.

Contact

Bryant Park Corporation
500 Fifth Avenue
Suite 1120
New York, NY 10110

Website : http://www.bryantpark.org/

Directions

Bryant Park is situated behind the New York Public Library in midtown Manhattan, between 40th and 42nd Streets & Fifth and Sixth Avenues.

Take the F, V, B, or D train to 42nd Street/Bryant Park

Take the 7 to 5th Avenue

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