Wednesday, November 24, 2021

The Lady Eve - Free

The Lady Eve at the Strand

Friday, November 26 at 7 PM

A comedy classic for the day after Thanksgiving

Starring Henry Fonda and Barbara Stanwyck

Holy smokes, it's been 80 years since The Lady Eve first made audiences laugh.
It's on a Friday? Yes, this is a free movie for the night after Thanksgiving, so everyone can get out of the house after having their leftovers.
An eligible, socially awkward heir to a brewery empire (Henry Fonda) boards a cruise ship bound for New York and soon becomes the target of the single ladies on the vessel, as well as a trio of card sharks out to swindle the pushover out of his money, until one of them (Barbara Stanwyck) starts to fall for him romantically.
Preston Sturges
Production year

94 minutes
Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette, Eric Blore
The Lady Eve is presented free. No admission will be charged, but we always welcome donations so we can do such things as offer free movies.

Monday, November 15, 2021

Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time


Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time
Saturday, November 20 at 7 PM
Strand Theatre
Recounting the extraordinary life of author Kurt Vonnegut, (author of Slaughterhouse Five and so much more) and the 25-year friendship with the filmmaker who set out to document it.
$10 Advance tickets available at Highway 61 Coffeehouse


Online "will call" tickets: 

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Willy Wonka 50th Anniversary


Willy Wonka at the Strand

Saturday, November 13 at 7 PM

50 years ago Gene Wilder disturbed us all with his portrayal of Willy Wonka...
A poor little boy wins a ticket to visit the inside of a mysterious and magical chocolate factory in his town. When he experiences the wonders inside the factory, the boy discovers that the entire visit is a test of his character, with a marvelous reward if he passes muster.
“If the good Lord had intended us to walk he wouldn’t have invented roller-skates.”–Willy Wonka
“So much time and so little to do. Wait a minute. Strike that. Reverse it. Thank you.”–Willy Wonka
“There is no life I know to compare with pure imagination. Living there, you’ll be free if you truly wish to be.”–Willy Wonka
“Invention, my dear friends, is 93% perspiration, 6% electricity, 4% evaporation, and 2% butterscotch ripple.” Willy Wonka
“Don’t forget what happened to the man who suddenly got everything he wanted.”–Willy Wonka
“He lived happily ever after.”–Willy Wonka
“We are the music makers and we are the dreamers of the dreams.–Willy Wonka
“So shines a good deed in a weary world.”–Willy Wonka
Advance tickets available at HIghway 61 Coffeehouse: $10

The Strand Theatre
717 Clay Street
Vicksburg, MS 39183