A word about Nostalgia Night 2020...   The Elks Theatre is open for business as usual. We will proceed with The Long, Long Trailer as scheduled on Sunday, March 15. Please consider your options and use your own judgment. If you choose not to attend and would like a program for the evening, message us with your address and we'll mail you one.

Nostalgia Night Film Series     

The Wonderful Women of Cinema

Nostalgia Night Film Series is an annual event presented by The Friends of the Devereaux Library of South Dakota Mines in co-operation with the historic Elks Theatre. Each year 10 outstanding classic films are shown on consecutive Sunday evenings beginning in January.     

Showtime 7:15 PM

The 26thannual Nostalgia Night celebrates the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which provided men and women equal voting rights. Nostalgia Night 2020 recognizes ten of cinema’s outstanding women.

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  Morgan Freeman and Jessica Tandy in Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

January 12 - Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

This delightful classic stars Jessica Tandy and Morgan Freeman as elderly widow and her chauffeur. Travel with them in this Oscar winning film.

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January 19 - The Manchurian Candidate (1962) 

Angela Lansbury and Janet Leigh join Frank Sinatra in this thriller. The critically acclaimed film, and box office winner, is as relevant today as it was more than five decades ago.

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January 26 -  Dodge City (1939)

Olivia de Havilland teams up with Errol Flynn to clean up a lawless town in this popular western.

  Pat and Mike Poster

February 2 - Pat and Mike (1952) 

The legendary Katharine Hepburn sparkles in this engaging comedy. Spencer Tracy co-stars and several sports notables make cameo appearances.

  Original Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) movie poster reprint, 8x10

February 9 - Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

Audrey Hepburn stars as Holly Golightly in this charming tale. George Peppard, Buddy Ebsen and Mickey Rooney join the fun in this cinematic treasure.

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February 16 -  Starman (1984)  

Karen Allen as a young widow and Jeff Bridges as a gentle alien race against time and try to avoid capture in this box office smash.

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February 23 - Shall We Dance (1937)  

Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire star in this superb musical. A unusually lavish studio production for the dynamic dancing duo; a timeless score by legendary composer George Gershwin.

Cary Grant, Shirley Temple, and Myrna Loy in The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)

March 1 - The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer (1947)  

Myrna Loy and Shirley Temple join forces with Cary Grant in this captivating comedy. An Oscar winning gem! 

  The Wind And The Lion [DVD]

March 8 -  The Wind and the Lion (1975) 

This epic stars Candice Bergen, Sean Connery and Brian Keith. A grand adventure based on a true story.


March 15 - The Long, Long Trailer (1954)

Newlyweds Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz begin their married life in a home-on-wheels in this comedy. Hilarity travels with them. 

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Movies as they were meant to be seen:
classic films on the giant screen with a live audience. Grab your hot popcorn and take a seat!

Join us Sunday evenings at the historic Elks Theatre!

Elks Theatre Photo RCJ