New Meetup: Free Outdoor Movie - The Philadelphia Story - Hepburn, Grant and Stewart

From: Elle
Sent on: Monday, July 12, 2010 6:29 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Nerd Fun - Atlanta!

What: Free Outdoor Movie - The Philadelphia Story - Hepburn, Grant and Stewart

When: Thursday, July 22,[masked]:45 PM

Where: Dinener before TBD. The movie is at Atlantic Station's Central Park.

Thursday, July 22 at Atlantic Station's Central Park.

*Please do not RSVP "yes" unless you are sure you can make it.*

I will provide my cell phone number for those who RSVP.

We'll meet at a nearby eatery for a fun dinner before the movie.

Check out the poll under the "Discussions" tab to vote for the restaurant you would to go to for dinner. Enter your vote by July 12th.

Atlantic Grill
http://www.atlanticgrillatlanticstation.com/menu.php

California Pizza Kitchen
http://www.cpk.com/menu/

Tin Drum
http://www.tindrumcafe.net/menu.html

The movie starts at dusk (around 8:30pm) and will be shown at Atlantic Station's Central Park.

Bring a blanket or collapsible seating if you don't enjoy sitting directly on the ground. Funny ...most people don't.

http://www.atlanticstation.com/events.php

The Philadelphia Story

THE PHILADELPHIA STORY boasts an incredible cast. Tracy Lord (Hepburn), a Philadelphia heiress, is about to marry coal-company executive George Kittridge (John Howard). The wedding, promising to be the season's premier event, attracts the attention of magazine publisher Sidney Kidd (Henry Daniell), who sees it as an opportunity to break a story. Spy magazine's Dexter Haven (Cary Grant), Lord's ex-husband, is enlisted to "gain access" to the party, along with top scandal writer Macauley Connor (James Stewart, in an Oscar-winning role). One of nine films Hepburn made with director George Cukor, it remains one of the classics of their collaboration and of American cinema.

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/philadelphia_story/

A little trivia:

One of the original titles of Philadelphia, the drama starring Tom Hanks, was Philadelphia Story. Perhaps "Story" was dropped so that these two very different movies would not be confused with one another. It's also slightly serendipitous because Tom Hanks is often compared with Jimmy Stewart.

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