Signature park series offers another great lineup of classic films, telling tales of Navy hot-shots, the spawn of Satan, intergalactic villains, and more.
The lineup for the 24th annual HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival presented by Bank America was announced by Time Out New York earlier this week and once again, we have an outstanding collection of classic Hollywood films on offer.
Things get rolling on Monday, June 20 with Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, John Hughes’ classic teen comedy starring quintessential New Yorker Matthew Broderick. Watch Ferris, his girlfriend (Mia Sara), and his hapless best friend (Alan Ruck), cavort all over Chicago as they enjoy one of the best days of hooky ever. Jeffrey Jones stands out as the Valjean-like Dean of Students Edward Rooney, and Charlie Sheen has a small-but-memorable turn towards the end.
The series continues on June 27 as James Dean lights up the screen in East of Eden, a drama based on the classic novel by John Steinbeck and directed by Oscar-winner Elia Kazan. Movie fans can also look forward to:
Mark the dates for your favorite films. Our website has the complete schedule with film descriptions for your perusal. Hester Street Fair will return to the Fountain Terrace with delicious food and drink options available for purchase, and Bryant Park Shop will be on hand with a pop-up shop featuring blankets, t-shirts, and more.
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