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Bonnie Kate begins showing classic, family films this weekend

John Thompson • Feb 12, 2019 at 8:45 PM

ELIZABETHTON — The Bonnie Kate Theater is opening with a flourish this week.

After completing some repairs to its pipe system, the board of directors of the city-owned, 1926-era movie theater announced some classics and some family films worthy of the theater that will be showing on weekends for the next two months. Each weekend will have a different classic movie and a family film.

Admission is whatever amount you would like to give to ensure the Bonnie Kate continues to live a long and healthy life in downtown Elizabethton.

This will be the first weekend for the new program. The classic movie will be “Casablanca,” which will be shown of Feb 15 and Feb 16 at 7 each night. The family film will be “Mary Poppins”, which will be shown on Feb. 16 at 1 and 4 p.m.

For the next weekend, the classic film is “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” at 7 p.m. on both Feb. 22 and Feb. 23. The family film will be “Aladdin,” which will be shown on Feb. 23 at 1 and 4 p.m.

For the first week of March, the “Sound of Music” will be the classic, with 7 p.m. showings on both March 1 and March 2.. The family film will be “Lady and the Tramp” at 1 and 4 p.m. on March 2.

The classic film on March 8 and March 9 will be “Lawrence of Arabia,” shown at 7 each night. The family film will be “Davy Crockett,” shown at 1 and 4 p.m. on Mach 9.

The classic film for March 15 and March 16 will be “The Sting,” shown at 7 each evening. The family will be “Ole Yeller” at 1 and 4 p.m. on March 16.

The classic film for March 22 and March 23 will be “Ben Hur,” with showings at 7 both evenings. The family film on March 23 will be “Hans Christian Anderson,” showing at 1 and 4 p.m.

The classic for March 29 and March 30 will be “The Pride of the Yankees,” shown at 7 each night. The family film for March 30 will be “Angels in the Outfield” on at 1 and 4 p.m.

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