Directed by Robert Aldrich. US. 1967. NR. 2 hours 30 minutes minutes. Warner. 35mm.
As D-Day approaches, General Worden (Ernest Borgnine) and Colonel Breed (Robert Ryan) hand the roguish Major Reisman (Lee Marvin) an important assignment: He must train a team of soldiers to parachute across enemy lines and assassinate German personnel at a French chateau. The soldiers, recruited from murderers, rapists and criminals on death row, are promised commuted sentences. In spite of their history, the 12 men prove a spirited and . . .
Directed by Frank Capra. US. 1926. NR. 1 hour 15 minutes. DVD.
Presented by TOSDV
The 1926 silent film classic The Strong Man, directed by Frank Capra (It’s a Wonderful Life) will be presented with live theatre organ accompaniment by Don Kinnear – who served as the Colonial’s house organist from 1974-1995.
After World War I ends, Belgian soldier Paul Bergot (Harry Langdon) joins with his former German rival, Zandow (Arthur Thalasso), and immigrates to America. While Zandow becomes a vaudevillian strong man . . .
Directed by Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, and Bernhard Wicki. US. 1962. NR. 2 hours 58 minutes minutes. Fox. Digital.
Special screening in honor of the 70th Anniversary of this historic event! In 1944, the U.S. Army and Allied forces plan a huge invasion landing in Normandy, France. Despite bad weather, General Eisenhower gives the okay and the Allies land at Normandy. General Norman Cota (Robert Mitchum) travels with his men onto Omaha Beach. With much effort, and lost life, they get off the beach, traveling deep into French . . .
Treat dad to a knock-out afternoon of Philly-set classics with the Colonial’s Dad’s a Champ! Rocky & Creed Marathon! On the card: the restoration of the original Rocky, the winner of our audience sequel poll -Rocky IV, and the first installment of the incredibly cool Creed series! See your favorite film – or go the distance and see all three!
Individual Film Tickets
Seniors & . . .
Sponsored by CENTURY 21 Norris-Valley Forge
Take advantage of the wonderful weather (and your membership) by joining fellow members on the Colonial’s rooftop deck for a series of special outdoor screenings! What’s playing? That’ll be a surprise until show time – but we can tell you that each title is a gem! So bring your favorite camping chair and we’ll supply the movies – and a few other treats! Rain dates will typically be . . .
Directed by Steven Spielberg . US. 1975. PG. 2 hours 4 minutes minutes. Universal. Digital.
Sponsored by Neil Spak, REALTOR®
There’s only one way to truly welcome summer… our annual screening of Steven Spielberg’s first blockbuster – Jaws! In this summertime classic, a hungry stranger (Bruce the Shark) comes to the beaches of Amity Island and all hell breaks loose. Now, it’s up to the town’s police chief (Roy Scheider), a marine biologist (Richard Dreyfuss) and a salty shark fisherman (Robert Shaw) to stop this 25-foot . . .
Directed by Jeannot Szwarc. US. 1978. PG. 1 hour 56 minutes minutes. Universal. Digital.
Sponsored by Shorty's Sunflower Cafe
Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the movies… Jaws 2 swims into the Colonial! Years after the shark attacks that left Amity Island reeling, Chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) finds new trouble lurking in the waters. Mayor Larry Vaughn (Murray Hamilton) wants to rid the beach town of the stain on its reputation. But the disappearance of a pair of divers suggests that all is . . .
Directed by Norman Jewison. US. 1965. NR. 1 hour 43 minutes minutes. Warner. 35mm.
Young poker player Eric Stoner (Steve McQueen), also known as the “Cincinnati Kid,” wants to build his reputation by beating the best player around, Lancey “The Man” Howard (Edward G. Robinson). Through Stoner’s friend, “Shooter” (Karl Malden), a game with Howard is scheduled. However, Stoner discovers the game is being fixed against Howard by Slade (Rip Torn) out of revenge for a bad loss he suffered to Howard. Stoner . . .
ON SALE DATES
MEMBERS ONLY: MAY 30, 12:30PM
GENERAL PUBLIC MAY 31, 12:30PM
(There is no screening of The Blob on Friday night. All film screenings are on Saturday and Sunday.)
We strongly recommend you purchase online. Our phone lines get busy fast and we may not get to you before we sell out!
Enjoy our Friday Night Spook Show, hosted by Mr. Lobo, followed . . .
When Adams (Leslie Nielsen) and his crew are sent to investigate the silence from a planet inhabited by scientists, he finds all but two have died. Dr. Morbius and his daughter Altaira have somehow survived a hideous monster which roams the planet. Unknown to Adams, Morbius has made a discovery, and has no intention of sharing it (or his daughter!) with anyone.
This double feature is showing twice . . .
A young alien (David Love) falls for a pretty teenage Earth girl (Dawn Anderson) and they team up to try to stop the plans of his invading cohorts, who intend to use Earth as a food-breeding ground for giant lobsters from their planet. The invaders, who arrive in a flying saucer, carry deadly ray guns that turn Earth-people into skeletons.
7:30 – Doors Open to the 1903 . . .
Blobfest Sunday programming has grown to include a diverse assortment of specialty treats. This year will feature new short films from the The Lost Skeleton Returns Again, a mini-festival of Blobfest Shorty entries from years past, thrilling Q&As, starting of course with a screening of The Blob. Plus much more!
12:30 – Doors open
1:00 – Q&A with Marta Kristen
1:30 – A Blobby . . .