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THE GRADUATE (1967) – News-Gazette Film Series

May 21, 2016

Date/Time(s): Sat, May 21, 2016 – 1pm and 7pm
Seating: General Admission
Rating: R

Tickets: $6   On Sale Friday, August 21, 2015 – 10am
Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only)


(106 min) A biting satire about a timid college graduate who finds himself adrift in the shifting social and sexual mores of the 1960s. Robert Redford was originally considered for the lead role, but director Mike Nichols nixed the idea because he felt Redford lacked the underdog quality needed for the part. Buck Henry co-wrote the screenplay for the film, which was a smash hit. Starring Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman and Katharine Ross.

Join us one Saturday each month as we screen the most beloved classic films of all time. Virginia Theatre organist David Schroeder performs on the Virginia’s historic Wurlitzer Pipe Organ at most News- Gazette screenings, and film critic Chuck Koplinski leads discussions after all of our evening screenings. NEW this year: before each 7pm News-Gazette film, take a trip back in time with a short sing-a-long with David at the Wurlitzer and our historic glass slides as your guide! The Virginia Theatre houses one of the largest collections in the country of these unique glass slides, each set printed with the lyrics to a classic tune from days gone by. Warm up your pipes and bring the whole family!



May 21, 2016
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Virginia Theatre
203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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