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( January 7, 1998)
M* A* S* H KICKS OFF THE 1998 SDSM& T DEVEREAUX LIBRARY FILM SERIES THIS SUNDAY, JANUARY 11, AT THE ELKS THEATRE
The Friends of the Devereaux Library kicks off its 1998 film series, “ Nostalgia Night 1998— Box Office Bonanzas,” this Sunday, January 11th, with the 1970 classic comedy M* A* S* H. The movie begins at 6: 00 p. m. at the Elks Theatre.
This zany comedy, the first major success for director Robert Altman, won an Oscar for writer Ring Lardner, Jr. and solidified the careers of many of the cast members. The film stars Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt, Sally Kellerman, Jo Ann Pflug and Robert Duvall, with Gary Burghoff appearing as Radar O'Reilly, the role that brought him fame on television.
The Friends of the Devereaux Library, in cooperation with the historic Elks Theatre and several local sponsors, will be hosting “ Nostaglia Night 1998— Box Office Bonanzas” for the next ten Sunday evenings from January 11 through March 15, 1998. All shows begin at 6: 00 p. m.
Other films in this year's series, the dates they will be shown, and the local sponsors include: The Philadelphia Story, January 18, Dacotah Cement and SDSM& T Alumni Association; The King and I, January 25, SDSM& T Foundation; Shane, February 1, Brink Electric Construction Co. and Energy Laboratories; The Graduate, February 8, Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P. C.; The Caine Mutiny, February 15, Floridino’s Pizza & Pasta and United Corporation; A Man for All Seasons, February 22, First Bank Rapid City; West Side Story, March 1, Hills Material Company; Deliverance, March 8, Table Top Ranch and Garnet Lake Lodge; and Blazing Saddles, March 15, Friends of Devereaux Library.
Ticket booklets are $ 25 each, which includes admission to all ten Nostalgia Night films. Ticket booklets are available at the Prince and Pauper Book Shop, Book and Company, the Elks Theatre, and the SDSM& T Devereaux Library through Saturday, January 10. After Saturday, tickets will be available only at the Elks Theatre. Proceeds from the film series are used to support programs and resources at the Devereaux Library. Individual tickets will be sold at the door for $ 4.00 on a space available basis.
Proceeds from the film series are used to support programs and resources at the Devereaux Library. For additional information, call the Devereaux Library at 394- 1262.
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