Summer Classics at the Strand - Chariots of Fire

Once again, the Strand Theater in Clinton is hosting their Summer Movie Classics.  A different classic movie every Monday night through July and August.

Chariots of Fire was the Best Picture winner for 1981. It's the story of two British runners competing in the 1924 Olympics.  After the film, you'll want to hum the theme music to yourself while running in slow motion!

We'll plan to meet outside the lobby about 1/2 hour before the movie begins.  If you need to reach me, my cell phone number is[masked]-0455.

The schedule:

  • July 8 - Jaws (1975)
  • July 15 - Back to the Future (1985)
  • July 22 - Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
  • July 29 - Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
  • August 5 - Chariots of Fire (1981)
  • August 12 - Rain Man (1988)
  • August 19 - E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (1982)
  • August 26 - Vertigo (1958)

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  • Lori-Ann

    i didn't like this film when I saw it when it came out, but I liked it better this time around. I had a different appreciation for it that came with age I guess.

    August 6, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Jaws or Back to the Future are more my thing. I thought it was slow and found myself not caring if this guy ran or not.

    August 6, 2013

    • David B.

      Still on the subject of The Fast & The Furious: The Onion did this gem last year. http://www.theonion.c...­

      August 6, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      That was too funny! 600 more sequels to come! :-)

      August 6, 2013

  • Jerry R.

    Not very interesting, but not a bad film.

    August 6, 2013

  • Kathy C.

    LOVED IT!!!

    August 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Again...got a call - can't make it - have fun!

    August 5, 2013

  • roni

    something came up, I need to attend to....

    August 5, 2013

  • roni

    I have to bail out on this---having seen it, know you will all enjoy it, see you at another movie.....

    August 5, 2013

  • Jerry R.

    Races? That's funny. Demolition derby's are all about last car still running. I've never seen this film; it should be exciting.

    1 · August 5, 2013

  • Stann

    Sorry I can't make this one guys. A meeting's come up Monday evening. Enjoy the races...

    August 1, 2013

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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