Sunday, August 17, 2008
Last Movie Monday in Bryant Park-Aug.18th TOMORROW
Bryant Park's Summer Film Festival
Date/Time:Every week Monday from Mon., June 23 until Mon., August 18, 8:00pm
Contact Info: | Event Website
COP A SQUAT
A picnic at the park is classic
Teenage sniper Brenda Ann Spencer, explaining the 1979 shooting spree that left two dead and several injured, told a reporter: "I don't like Mondays. This livens up the day." Luckily for us, Bryant Park's Summer Film Festival, which takes place every Monday through August 18, provides another avenue for relieving those end-of-the-weekend dolors. Tonight, catch the classic Bride of Frankenstein (1935), starring Boris Karloff as the Monster—who, along with his creator, Henry Frankenstein, has managed to survive the dramatic fire at the end of 1931's Frankenstein. Having given up reanimating the dead, Dr. Frankenstein is pulled back into the resurrection business when his old professor—the sinister Dr. Pretorius—kidnaps his wife and blackmails him into building a bride (famously played by Elsa Lanchester) for the sad, lonely Monster. You'll never see unrequited love quite like this again. Lawn opens at 5 for blankets and picnicking, film starts at sunset.