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Movie Nights

MOVIE NIGHTS ON
BANNERMAN ISLAND

Movies presented with special permission by Swank Motion Pictures.

Tickets $40 per person

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MOVIE NIGHTS ON
BANNERMAN ISLAND

Movies presented with special permission by Swank Motion Pictures.

Tickets $40 per person

To Purchase Tour Tickets and General Tour Questions please call (845) 203-1316 or book online!

More Info: Do not bring outside food. We have a fully stocked refreshments stand just a like a movie theater, and food is available for purchase. We provide chairs – No need to bring blankets to lay on. There are 2 boats that depart at the time stated on your confirmation email. Please be at the dock 30 minutes early as we do not wait for late comers. The movie will begin once everyone has arrived from the 2 boats on the island and the sun has gone down.

FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF
June 28th, 2019

High school student Ferris Bueller wants a day off from school and he’s developed an incredibly sophisticated plan to pull it off. He talks his friend Cameron into taking his father’s prized Ferrari and with his girlfriend Sloane head into Chicago for the day. While they are taking in what the city has to offer school principal Ed Rooney is convinced that Ferris is, not for the first time, playing hooky for the day and is hell bent to catch him out. Ferris has anticipated that, much to Rooney’s chagrin.

ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S PSYCHO
June 7th, 2019 – Sold Out
June 8th, 2019

Phoenix office worker, Marion Crane, is fed up with the way life has treated her. She has to meet her lover Sam in lunch breaks, and they cannot get married because Sam has to give most of his money away in alimony. One Friday, Marion is trusted to bank forty thousand dollars by her employer. Seeing the opportunity to take the money and start a new life, Marion leaves town and heads towards Sam’s California store. Tired after the long drive and caught in a storm, she gets off the main highway and pulls into the Bates Motel.

THE WIZARD OF OZ
July 5th, 2019

In this charming film based on the popular L. Frank Baum stories, Dorothy and her dog Toto are caught in a tornado’s path and somehow end up in the land of Oz. Here she meets some memorable friends and foes in her journey to meet the Wizard of Oz who everyone says can help her return home and possibly grant her new friends their goals of a brain, heart and courage.

JURASSIC PARK
August 2nd, 2019

Huge advancements in scientific technology have enabled a mogul to create an island full of living dinosaurs. John Hammond has invited four individuals, along with his two grandchildren, to join him at Jurassic Park. But will everything go according to plan? A park employee attempts to steal dinosaur embryos, critical security systems are shut down and it now becomes a race for survival with dinosaurs roaming freely over the island.

HOUSE OF WAX (Starring Vincent Price)
September 6th, 2019

Professor Henry Jarrod is a true artist whose wax sculptures are lifelike. He specializes in historical tableau’s such a Marie Antoinette or Joan of Arc. His business partner, Matthew Burke, needs some of his investment returned to him and pushes Jarrod to have more lurid exposés like a chamber of horrors. When Jarrod refuses, Burke sets the place alight destroying all of his beautiful work in the hope of claiming the insurance. Jarrod is believed to have died in the fire but he unexpectedly reappears some 18 months later when he opens a new exhibit. This time, his displays focus on the macabre but he has yet to reproduce his most cherished work, Marie Antoinette. When he meets his new assistant’s beautiful friend, Sue Allen, he knows he’s found the perfect model – only unbeknown to anyone, he has a very particular way of making his wax creations.

ABBOTT & COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN
September 27th, 2019

The world of freight handlers Wilbur Grey and Chick Young is turned upside down when the remains of Frankenstein’s monster and Dracula arrive from Europe to be used in a house of horrors. Dracula awakens and escapes with the weakened monster, who he plans to re-energize with a new brain. Larry Talbot (the Wolfman) arrives from London in an attempt to thwart Dracula. Dracula’s reluctant aide is the beautiful Dr. Sandra Mornay. Her reluctance is dispatched by Dracula’s bite. Dracula and Sandra abduct Wilbur for his brain and recharge the monster in preparation for the operation. Chick and Talbot attempt to find and free Wilbur, but when the full moon rises all hell breaks loose with the Wolfman, Dracula, and Frankenstein all running rampant.

MEETING LOCATION

Beacon Institute Floating Dock (Beacon, NY)

Directions: Take I 84 to Exit 11 (Beacon) South. Turn right at Beekman Street. Follow and pass main entrance to Metro North Train Station. Make the next right onto Red Flynn Drive (Please note: the Road is not marked!) Red Flynn Drive is the bridge over the train tracks. Once you go over bridge you pass Long Dock Park Entrance. (Do not go into Long Dock Park.) Red Flynn Drive bares to the right. Look to the left as you go down the hill. The Beacon Institute Dock is the first floating dock on the left.

(Exact meeting location details will be provided immediately upon purchase of tickets.)

MORE INFO

The tour departs from Beacon, NY and advance booking is required for all events! Please wear comfortable shoes. Strollers cannot be accommodated. There is a 72-step climb from the dock to the event (there is a rest stop along the way).

RAIN OR SHINE

This event proceeds rain or shine. There is a no refund or rescheduling policy.

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