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Urban Cowboy

Film/Video

Urban Cowboy image courtesy of Paramount Pictures Corporation
Urban Cowboy
James Bridges, 1980

The Graduate

Mike Nichols, 1967
Thu, Aug 6, 2009 7 PM
Travel to Texas and California in films whose brilliantly chosen soundtracks capture very particularly moments, moods, and characters.

John Travolta ditched his white polyester suit and learned to two-step for Urban Cowboy, a Texas romance set mainly in Gilley's bar, whose sudden fame led to a proliferation of mechanical bulls around the country and beyond. The hit country soundtrack included Johnny Lee's "Lookin' for Love" and Anne Murray's "Could I Have This Dance." (135 mins., 35mm)

The music of Simon & Garfunkel entered the mainstream on the release of The Graduate, which stars Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft as Mrs. Robinson, the movie's definitive cougar. Songs include "Mrs. Robinson" and "Sounds of Silence." (108 mins., 35mm)

The Graduate will begin at 9:25 PM.

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The Graduate trailer:
Trailer

Save with a convenient packet of 9 Soundtrack Available ticket vouchers for only $36 for members, students, and senior citizens or $54 for the general public. The vouchers can be used at any Soundtrack Available film or redeemed for multiple seats at any combination of screenings. Call (614) 292-3535 or stop by the Wex to get the ticket pack.

SOUNDTRACK-THEMED DRINKS: Check out the Soundtrack Available-themed drinks at Surly Girl Saloon (1126 North High Street, Columbus) this summer (examples include The Easyrider and The Manhattan).

REDUCED PRICED SOUNDTRACKS: Visit Used Kids Records (1980 North High Street, Columbus) to browse and buy soundtrack recordings with discounts available if you bring in a ticket stub from any Soundtrack Available movie.

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