Friends of the Fox Present classic film, Superman the Movie (1978) at the Bob Hope Theatre on Friday, August 7, doors open at 6pm and showtime is 7pm. Organ concert begins at 6:30 PM featuring Dave Moreno on the Mighty Morton.
Opening on Krypton (where Marlon Brando plays Superman's father), the film follows the Man of Steel (Christopher Reeve) as he's sent to Earth where he develops his alter-ego Clark Kent and is raised by a Midwestern family. In no time, the movie has run through his teenage years, and Clark gets a job at the Daily Planet, where he is a news reporter. It's there that he falls in love with Lois Lane (Margot Kidder), who is already in love with Superman. But the love story is quickly sidetracked once the villainous Lex Luthor (Gene Hackman) launches a diabolical plan to conquer the world and kill Superman. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com or at the box office.
Friday, August 7, 7PM, Bob Hope Theatre, 242 E Main St, $4 & $8, 209.337.4673