From the first moving picture machines, through the Golden Age of Hollywood, Tibbits Opera House was there with the flickering images of moving pictures. Join us as we celebrate the era with film double features every month from October to May.
CLICK HERE for a full list of dates and the 2017-2018 Classic Film Series Catalog
Tibbits celebrates an American icon by showing two of John Wayne’s best westerns, North to Alaska and 3 Godfathers.
North to Alaska – 1960
Starring: John Wayne, Stewart Granger, Ernie Kovacs, Capucine
After striking gold George sends his partner Sam to Seattle to bring George’s fiancée back to Alaska. Sam finds she is already married, and returns instead with Angel. Sam, after trying to get George and Angel together, finally romances Angel himself, who, in the meantime, is busy fighting off the advances of George’s younger brother, Billy. Frankie is a con man trying to steal the partner’s gold claim.
3 Godfathers – 1948
Starring: John Wayne, Pedro Armendáriz, Harry Carey Jr.
After robbing the local bank, three men do their best to evade the local Marshall. In the wilderness, they find an abandoned wagon and a woman who has just given birth. With her last breath asks the men to take care of her child. The three then decide to deliver the infant to safety. Not all will survive and jail awaits those who do.
Admission to the classic film series is FREE. Concessions will be available for purchase.