S.D. (Dec. 13, 2016) – The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology,
Friends of the Devereaux Library and the Elks Theatre will host the 23rd
annual Nostalgia Night Film Series, “To Serve ... and Entertain” Jan. 8 to
Each film shown
at the historic Elks Theatre downtown features popular stars of the silver
screen who also served in the military. Proceeds of the annual event will
support Devereaux Library at SD Mines.
series includes 10 classic films, each shown at 7 p.m. on Sunday evenings.
Jan. 8: “Captain Newman, M.D.”
- Gregory Peck leads an all-star cast of Tony
Curtis, Bobby Darin, Eddie Albert, Robert Duvall and Angie Dickinson in this
acclaimed 1963 classic WWII comedy/drama.
Jan. 15: “Cool Hand Luke”
- Paul Newman gives an outstanding performance as
Luke, a loner sentenced to a chain gang. George Kennedy won an Academy Award
for his role in this 1967 classic.
Jan. 22: “Desk Set”
- Katharine Hepburn
and Spencer Tracy engage in a battle of wits in the highly entertaining 1957
Jan. 29: “Desperate Journey”
- Errol Flynn and
Ronald Reagan take on Nazis in this 1942 drama when their bomber is downed in
WWII Germany and they must get to England with top secret information.
5: “Change of Habit”
- Elvis Presley and Mary Tyler Moore
team up in this popular 1969 musical drama, Elvis’ final film.
Feb. 12: “My Darling Clementine”
- Henry Fonda stars as Wyatt Earp,
Victor Mature as Doc Holliday and Walter Brennan as patriarch of the Clanton
clan in this 1946 western.
Feb. 19: “The Man from Snowy River”
- Kirk Douglas stars in this old-fashioned
1982 Western saga.
Feb. 26: “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore”
- Ellen Burstyn gives an Oscar-winning
performance in this 1974 film. Kris Kristofferson and Diane Ladd also star.
March 5: “Play Misty for Me”
- Clint Eastwood, stars and directs
this 1971 thriller. Rated R.
March 12: “Roman Holiday”
princess Audrey Hepburn lands in the arms of reporter Gregory Peck in this 1953
film, which was nominated for 10 Academy Awards.
are $40 and available at the Devereaux Library on the SD Mines campus; Elks
Theatre, 512 6th St.; and Bag Ladies, 524 6th St. Tickets
are also available by mail at Devereaux Library, 501 E. Saint Joseph St., Rapid
City, S.D., 57701-3995.
individual films may be purchased at the door on the evening of the film.