Announcing the 1948 Film Series!

Jul 24, 2023

The Ashland Theatre is excited to announce the 1948 Anniversary Film series as part of its 75thAnniversary celebrations!

Throughout the next year, the Ashland Theatre will present a classic 1948 film for 75¢ on one Monday per month. 

Beginning September 18 with Letter from an Unknown Woman, the 1948 Anniversary Film Series includes titles, actors, and directors that remain household names including Alfred Hitchcock, Orson Welles, Judy Garland, Katharine Hepburn, Laurence Olivier, and many more!

 Tickets for all showings are on sale now.

 Monday, September 18 at7PM: Letter from An Unknown Woman, starring Joan Fontaine and Louis Jordan

Monday, October 16 at7PM: Macbeth, directed by and starring Orson Welles

Monday, November 13 at7PM: State of the Union, starring Katharine Hepburn, Angela Lansbury, and Spencer Tracy

Monday, December 12 at7PM: The Red Shoes, Academy Award Best Picture Nominee

Monday, January 22,2024 at 7PM: Key Largo, starring Lauren Bacall, Lionel Barrymore, and Humphrey Bogart

Monday, February 12,2024 at 7PM: Rope, starring Jimmy Stewart, directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Monday, March 25, 2024at 4PM: Easter Parade, starring Judy Garland and Fred Astaire

Monday, April 15, 2024at 7PM: Hamlet, starring Laurence Olivier, Academy Award winner for Best Picture and Best Actor

Monday, May 13, 2024 at7PM: Unfaithfully Yours, starring Rex Harrison and Linda Darnell

 Monday, June 10, 2024at 7PM: Sorry, Wrong Number, starring Barbara Stanwyck and Burt Lancaster

Monday, July 15, 2024at 7PM: Bicycle Thieves, starring Lamberto Maggiorani and Enzo Staiola

Monday, August 12, 2024at 7PM: The Pirate, starring Judy Garland and Gene Kelly

 The 1948 Anniversary Film series is part of several anniversary celebrations, including a day-long event happening Thursday August 10th. Celebrations on August 10th begin at 10AM with an Open House until 1PM. There will be a ribbon-tying ceremony, hosted by the Hanover Chamber of Commerce, at 11AM.  75¢ popcorn will be available all morning, and door prizes will be given.

 At 1PM, there will be a75¢ screening of classic Looney Tunes cartoon shorts from 1948!  Considered part of the golden age of Looney Tunes, 1948 featured many of now-classic characters such as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, and Elmer Fudd.

 At 7PM, there will be a75¢ screening of Red River, the 1948 hit western film starring John Wayne. Red River was nominated for two Academy Awards and was ranked by the American Film Institute as the fifth-best western film of all time in 2008.

 The Ashland Theatre is delighted to invite the entire community to join us on Thursday August 10th to celebrate this important milestone.  Tickets for Looney Tunes and Red River are on sale now, and no tickets are needed for the Open House.