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Tennessee Theatre launches 2021 summer movie series

The lineup features six films including classic films and family movies.
Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 11:22 AM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Tennessee Theatre announced the return of its Summer Movie Magic series.

The lineup features six films including classic films and family movies.

“Gather friends and family to enjoy a favorite flick or simply escape the summer heat in our beautiful historic theatre,” Tennessee Theatre Executive Director Becky Hancock said. “Our annual Summer Movie Magic series is back after a break and better than ever in 2021 – with some of the biggest and most beloved titles to hit the big screen. Join us for a fun night or nostalgic afternoon of cinematic magic at the theatre!”

Each movie in the series will be shown on a Friday night at 8 p.m. then Sunday at 3 p.m. Theatre doors will open one hour before the movie start time. Tennessee Theatre organist Freddie Brabson will play the Mighty Wurlitzer before the show.

The full schedule of the Summer Movie Magic series features:

  • Casablanca (1942) – Friday, June 25, and Sunday, June 27
  • Wizard of Oz (1939) – Friday, July 16, and Sunday, July 18
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) – Friday, July 23, and Sunday, July 25
  • The Big Lebowski (1998) – Friday, July 30, and Sunday, Aug. 1
  • Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) – Friday, Aug. 6, and Sunday, Aug. 8
  • The Goonies (1985) – Friday, Aug. 27, and Sunday, Aug. 29

Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children under 12 and seniors 66 and older. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling the box office at 865-684-1200.

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