Thursday, May 17, 2007

Coney Events: Saturday Night Film Series Kicks Off

The Coney Island Saturday Night Film Series 2007 starts this coming Saturday with Harold Lloyd 1928 film "Speedy" This film also stars Babe Ruth.

From the CIUSA website:
Dir. Ted Wilde , 1928. "Speedy" loses his job as a soda-jerk, then spends the day with his girl at Coney Island. He then becomes a cab driver and delivers Babe Ruth to Yankee Stadium, where he stays to see the game. When the railroad tries to run the last horse-drawn trolley (operated by his girl's grandfather) out of business, "Speedy" organizes the neighborhood oldtimers to thwart their scheme. This film features classic and rare footage of Coney Island! Starring: Harold Lloyd, Babe Ruth.

The Coney Island Saturday Night Film Series 2007 is presented by & Coney Island USA

May 19th - September 8th
at the Coney Island Museum
1208 Surf Ave. between Stillwell Ave. and West 12th Street
Tickets $5
Free Popcorn!
Shows start at 8:30pm, doors open 8pm.

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