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See 75 cent movies at Ashland Theatre

Celebrate 75 years of the community theater with films, popcorn, door prizes, and 75 cent screenings all year long

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The iconic exterior of the Ashland Theatre.

Photo courtesy @ashlandvirginia

Want to see a movie for 75 cents? There’s no time machine required. Ashland Theatre is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a special event on Thursday, August 10.

The event will feature:

  • A 10 a.m. Open House with a ribbon-tying ceremony, 75 cent popcorn, and door prizes
  • A 1 p.m. showing of classic Looney Tunes cartoon shorts for 75 cents | Get tickets
  • A 7 p.m. screening of the 1948 John Wayne western “Red River” — you guessed it, also 75 cents | Get tickets

The anniversary fun doesn’t stop there — once a month for a whole year, the theater will show classic films from 1948 for 75 cents.
2023 screenings

  • “Letter from an Unknown Woman” | September 18 | 7 p.m. | Starring Joan Fontaine and Louis Jordan
  • “Macbeth” | October 16 | 7 p.m. | Directed by and starring Orson Welles
  • “State of the Union” | November 13 | 7 p.m. | Starring Katharine Hepburn, Angela Lansbury, and Spencer Tracy
  • “The Red Shoes” | December 12 | 7 p.m. | Academy Award nominee for Best Picture

2024 screenings

  • “Key Largo” | January 22 | 7 p.m. | Starring Lauren Bacall, Lionel Barrymore, and Humphrey Bogart
  • “Rope” | February 12 | 7 p.m. | Directed by Alfred Hitchcock starring Jimmy Stewart
  • “Easter Parade” | March 25 | 4 p.m. | Starring Judy Garland and Fred Astaire
  • “Hamlet” | April 15 | 7 p.m. | Academy Award winner for Best Picture and Best Actor, starring Laurence Olivier
  • “Unfaithfully Yours” | May 13 | 7 p.m. | Starring Rex Harrison and Linda Darnell
  • “Sorry, Wrong Number” | June 10 | 7 p.m. | Starring Barbara Stanwyck and Burt Lancaster
  • “Bicycle Thieves” | July 15 | 7 p.m. | Starring Lamberto Maggiorani and Enzo Staiola
  • “The Pirate” | August 12 | 7 p.m. | Starring Judy Garland and Gene Kelly
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