Ringling Museum of Art Announces Film Program

The Ringling Museum of Art presents a new line-up for their popular Monday Night Movies. Starting April 12 and continuing through May 17, They Don’t Make ‘em Like They Used To: Six Great Films – all Fifty Years Old will be presented at the Museum’s Historic Asolo Theater.

April 12: Some Like It Hot – Billy Wilder’s classic comedy starring Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon as two musicians on the run from the mob.

April 19: Spartacus – Kirk Douglas stars as the Gladiator who challenged the imperial might of Rome in Stanley Kubrick’s epic film.

April 26: Psycho – Hitchcock’s unrelenting exercise in terror.

May 3: Inherit the Wind – Spencer Tracy as Clarence Darrow and Frederic March as William Jennings Bryan in the masterpiece by Stanley Kramer.

May 10: Elmer Gantry – The novel by Sinclair Lewis comes alive with Burt Lancaster starring as a slick salesman peddling his own kind of religion.

May 17: Butterfield 8 – Elizabeth Taylor won an Oscar for her portrayal of the high-priced model transformed by love.

Screenings begin at 7:00 p.m. and tickets ($7 per film or $36 for the entire series of six films) are available by calling the Box Office at 941.360.7399