There will be free outdoor movies shown throughout the Capital Region this summer and will be going the "classic" route.

A classic movie series in the shadow of a classic Albany building, It's only fitting. Starting Wednesday, August 24th for 3 weeks every Wednesday at 8pm a free classic movie will be shown at West Capitol Park at the historic state Capitol Building, complete with free popcorn from Mazzone Hospitality while supplies list. It's all part of the Capitol After Dark movie series.

Wednesday, August 24th - "The Wiz"

Starring Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, and Richard Pryor in more, "The Wizrad of Oz" adaption puts a musical take on the yellow-brick road.


Wednesday, August 31st - "Sunset Boulevard"

IMDB describes this 1950 classic as a film about "...a screenwriter (who) develops a dangerous relationship with a faded film star determined to make a triumphant return."

Wednesday, September 7th - "The Philadelphia Story"

This classic goes wy back to 1940 and features some of the biggest stars of the day: Jimmy Stewart, Cary Grant, and Katharine Hepburn. IMDB describes the plot as: "When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself."

You can get more info on the Capitol Park After Dark Movie series here.

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