Old Pasadena Summer Cinema returns for another year as a month-long, FREE movie series featuring nearly 20 screenings in unique urban locations. Running from July 5 – July 28, this annual summer film program celebrates motion picture in all forms, offering a variety of audience-pleasing movie titles and genres at various locales throughout the historic district of Old Pasadena. All the Old Pasadena Summer Cinema screenings are free and open to the public.
Sunset Boulevard (1950) NR – 110 min.
Director Billy Wilder’s scathing indictment of Hollywood and its fickleness focuses on the imperious and fading silent film star Norma Desmond (Gloria Swanson) and the ambitious young screenwriter (William Holden) she takes under her wing to help craft her comeback – a relationship that ends in an untimely demise. Sunset Boulevard was nominated for 11 Academy Awards and ranked number 10 on AFI’s top 100 films of the 20th century.
One Colorado businesses join the fun!
- Prawn hosts a pop-up bar with libations and their famous Campanile/Mark Peel grilled cheese sandwiches to order.
- Il Fornaio offers a bene dinner deal – choice of one pizza (pepperoni or Margherita), two bags of popcorn and two cans of soda.
- iPic hands out popcorn (while supplies last)
- Sugarfina sells sweet treats.
Limited seating is provided at One Colorado. Arrive early to secure your seats. Silent Disco headsets are available first-come first-served.