Friday Flicks: Yankee Doodle Dandy (Free!)

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Friday Flicks: Yankee Doodle Dandy (Free!)

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07/05/2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

7 p.m. Friday, July 5
Admission is free; donations welcome
Doors and Varsity Bar at 6:30

The Varsity is offering a special free screening of this film to celebrate the nation’s birthday. It’s a musical film about George M. Cohan, known as “The Man Who Owned Broadway,” and a legendary composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer. James Cagney plays Cohan, and the movie also stars Joan Leslie, Walter Huston and Richard Whorf. In 1993, “Yankee Doodle Dandy” was selected for preservation in the U.S. National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.” (1942) Rated G

The movie will begin at 7. Admission is free for this special screening; donations will be appreciated. Doors and the Varsity Bar open at 6:30.


Varsity Center For The Arts, Carbondale Illinois
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