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FREEPORT, Ill. — The final movie in Lindo’s Old West Film Series is director John Ford’s 1962 Oscar-nominated The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, slated for Nov. 6 with show times at both 1 and 7 p.m.
This John Wayne classic has been preserved in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress for being “culturally, historically or aesthetically significant.”
Co-sponsored by Highland Community College and Stephenson County Historical Society, movie admission is $5, and tickets are available at the Lindo Theatre box office, 115 S. Chicago Ave., Freeport, Ill.
The Old West Film Series’ bonus feature, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, will be screened Dec. 4. Admission is free for series ticket purchasers.
This series of westerns has been selected with the assistance of Dr. Ed Finch, executive director for the Freeport Historical Museum, and Alan Wenzel, a speech and communications instructor at Highland Community College. A brief introduction is held before each movie, and a discussion is led by Finch and Wenzel following the movie. Movie-goers are encouraged to stay after the movie to participate in this exchange.
Posted Oct. 30, 2013