Movie magic continues in July

In the Audience

Movie magic continues in JulyThe Historical Society of the Upper Mojave Desert’s Classic Movie Night film series “Summer of Movie Magic” continues to present family-friendly films, alternating with Universal Pictures’ terror classics, every Wednesday at 7 p.m. through August 8. This wide variety of features, appealing to every member of the family, is generously sponsored by the following outstanding businesses and organizations: Baxendale’s, Cordell Construction Co., Cosner-Neipp Computing, Center Pharmacy a service of Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, Jack and Dana Lyons – Best Realty, (they donated our spiffy new popcorn machine!) the Maturango Museum, the Museum of Western Film History- Lone Pine, Red Rock Books, Ridgecrest Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB), Ridgecrest Cinemas, Ridge Writers, Roaming Dog Kitchen, Romancing the West, S & M Coins and Collectibles, Tender Cuts Meats and Warren’s Automotive. These folks’ participation assures us of continued licensing for the exhibition of our films on a yearly basis.

After having taken a break for the July 4th holiday, we will resume the series on Wednesday, July 11 with a stunning 1933 horror classic from the Universal Studios, based on an H. G. Wells famous science fiction tale, and starring Claude Rains at his most sinister!

The thrifty Snack Bar greets hungry movie lovers with a wide variety of taste-tempting treats including: the quarter pound all-beef Jumbo “Crumville” Hot Dog plate, the popular “Coso Queso” grilled cheese sandwich (both made with ingredients from Tender Cuts, one of our sponsors) topped off with an ice cold hand-crafted soda pop from the Indian Wells Brewing Company, frosty ice cream (FREE for the kids) and root beer floats. Famous label candies, chips and fresh hot popcorn round out the menu. Patrons are permitted to take their snacks into the auditorium and enjoy them at their table.

A list of film titles and our sponsors is available in the lobby, or, give us a call at 760-375-8456. “See you at the Movies," all summer long.

Pictured: Claude Rains stars in a classic H. G. Wells tale.

Story First Published: 2018-07-09