Monday, August 21, 2023, is Science Fiction Night at the Historic Owen Theatre in downtown Branson!
The Hitch-Hiker is a 1953 American film noir thriller co-written and directed by Ida Lupino, starring Edmond O’Brien, William Talman and Frank Lovejoy, about two friends taken hostage by a hitchhiker during an automobile trip to Mexico. The Hitch-Hiker was the first American mainstream film noir directed by a woman. It was selected in 1998 for preservation in the United States National Film Registry as being “culturally, historically or aesthetically significant.” The film was a fictionalized version of the Billy Cook murder spree.
The Lady Vanishes is a 1938 British mystery thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Margaret Lockwood and Michael Redgrave. Written by Sidney Gilliat and Frank Launder, based on the 1936 novel The Wheel Spins by Ethel Lina White, the film is about a beautiful English tourist traveling by train in continental Europe who discovers that her elderly travel companion seems to have disappeared from the train. After her fellow passengers deny ever having seen the elderly lady, the young woman is helped by a young musicologist, the two proceeding to search the train for clues to the old lady’s disappearance.
Admission is a $3.00 donation at the door to benefit BRAC!
[fac_icon icon=”info-circle”] Card Carrying BRAC Members Admitted FREE!!
[fac_icon icon=”info-circle”] No Reserved Seats – Doors Open at 6:30pm!
[fac_icon icon=”info-circle”] Mark Your Calendars & Join Us For Summer Fun!
Concessions Stand will be open. Proceeds benefit the upkeep and renovation of the Historic Owen Theatre.
Experience those thrilling moments of yesteryear as the Branson Regional Arts Council presents Monday Movie Nights through August 28th, 2023.
Step back in time to enjoy some of the classic films that may have actually been shown inside the “Owen Hillbilly Theatre” after it opened 87 years ago in 1936.
Upcoming Summer Movie Schedule:
[fac_icontext icon=”ticket” shape_type=”rounded”] Monday, Aug 28, 2023 – Horror Night – $3
The House on Haunted Hill (1959) & Dead Men Walk (1943)
NOTE: Movie titles subject to change. All films are digitally projected and in the public domain.
The Branson Regional Arts Council was founded in 1965 as the “Taney Arts Council,” and officially established 501 (c)(3) non-profit status as “Branson Arts Council, Inc.” in 1993.
Our mission is “to create exceptional artistic, cultural and educational opportunities for our community.”
Financial support is provided by BRAC members, theatre patrons, private donors, as well as additional grant support from the Missouri Arts Council and other organizations.
BRAC, PO Box 2004, Branson, MO 65615