Classic Film

Silent Film: Safety Last!

The Canton Palace Theatre presents a special showing of the silent film “Safety Last!” starring Harold Lloyd, with accompaniment by organist Jay Spencer at the Kilgen Organ.

Synopsis:

A boy leaves his small country town and heads to the big city to get a job. As soon as he makes it big his sweetheart will join him and marry him. His enthusiasm to get ahead leads to some interesting adventures.

Preorder concessions to pick up prior to showtime.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 1:00 PM
SHOWTIME: 2:00 PM
ADMISSION: $10, general admission.  Tickets available in advance and at the door.
RATING: Not rated
RUN TIME: 1 hour 14 minutes

Silent Film: Safety Last!

Scream Fest Silent Film: Nosferatu

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the silent film “Nosferatu” on Canton’s largest screen, with accompaniment by organist Jay Spencer at the Kilgen Organ.

Synopsis:

Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter’s wife.

This event is part of Scream Fest, a month-long series of horror films.
Scream Fest 2022 Schedule:
Oct. 1 – Hitchcock Double Feature: Rear Window and Psycho
Oct. 21 – Get Out
Oct. 22 – The Shining
Oct. 28 – The Witch
Oct. 29 – Nosferatu – 100th Anniversary
Series sponsored in part by funding from ArtsinStark and Visit Canton

Details

DOORS OPEN: 6:30 PM
SHOWTIME: 7:30 PM
ADMISSION: $10, general admission.  Reservations available in advance, tickets also available at the door.
RATING: Not rated
RUN TIME: 1 hour, 34 minutes

Scream Fest Silent Film: Nosferatu

Silent Film: Nosferatu

The Canton Palace Theatre presents a special showing of the silent film “Nosferatu”, with accompaniment by organist Jay Spencer at the Kilgen Organ.

Synopsis:

Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter’s wife.

Preorder concessions to pick up prior to showtime.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 6:30 PM
SHOWTIME: 7:30 PM
ADMISSION: $10, general admission.  Reservations available in advance, tickets also available at the door.
RATING: Not rated
RUN TIME: 1 hour, 21 minutes

Silent Film: Nosferatu

Silent Film: Nosferatu

The Canton Palace Theatre presents a special showing of the silent film “Nosferatu”, with accompaniment by organist Dr. John Schwandt at the Kilgen Organ.

Synopsis:

Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter’s wife.

About John Schwandt:

Dr. John Schwandt is a nationally acclaimed performer and teacher with over 25 years of experience. Most recently, he was professor and chair of organ at the University of Oklahoma School of Music. At home in many genres of music, he can be encountered in concert across America, on many episodes of American Public Media’s syndicated program Pipedreams, accompanying silent films in churches, concert halls, and theaters, on a CD by the rock band Shiny Toy Guns, as leader of hymn festivals, consultant on organ projects, as a voicer and tonal finisher, and as judge and clinician in many settings.  Dr. Schwandt is well known for his ability as improvisateur and for engaging and exciting audiences of every kind.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 6:30 PM
SHOWTIME: 7:30 PM
ADMISSION: $10, all seating reserved.  Please call the box office at 330.454.8172 between 11am and 3pm Monday-Friday to reserve tickets.
RATING: Not rated
RUN TIME: 1 hour, 21 minutes

Silent Film: Nosferatu

Hitchcock Double Feature: Psycho and Frenzy

The Canton Palace Theatre presents two classic Alfred Hitchcock movies on Canton’s largest screen: Psycho and Frenzy.

Synopsis

Psycho– A Phoenix secretary embezzles forty thousand dollars from her employer’s client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.

Frenzy–  A serial murderer is strangling women with a necktie. The London police have a suspect, but he is the wrong man.

Details

SHOWTIME: 7:30 PM
DOORS OPEN: 6:30 PM
ADMISSION: $10 for both, all seating reserved.  Please call the Box Office at 330.454.8172 between 11am and 3pm Monday-Friday to reserve your seats.
RATING:  Psycho – R, Frenzy – R
RUN TIME: Psycho – 1 hour and 49 minutes, Frenzy – 1 hour and 56 minutes

Hitchcock Double Feature: Psycho and Frenzy

Silent Film Special: “Our Hospitality”

The Canton Palace Theatre presents a special presentation of the silent film “Our Hospitality” starring Buster Keaton, with special accompaniment by organist Jay Spencer at the Kilgen Organ, live in the theatre.

Synopsis:

A man returns to his Appalachian homestead. On the trip, he falls for a young woman. The only problem is her family has vowed to kill every member of his family.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 1:00 PM
ADMISSION: $7, all seating reserved.  Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling the Box Office at 330.454.8172 between 11am and 3pm Monday-Friday.
RATING: Not rated
RUN TIME: 1 hour 5 minutes

Silent Film Special: “Our Hospitality”

Drive In Movie: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

The Canton Palace Theatre presents our first ever drive in theatre, right in downtown Canton!  Join us for family-friendly films on Friday nights, and classics on Saturday nights from June 19 through August 8.

Featuring no-contact ticketing: reserve your space online in advance, then check-in upon arrival.  No physical ticket needed!  Orders must be received by 5pm the night of the movie. Remaining spots sold at the gate.

Pre-order your family pack of concessions and pick them up at the parking lot the night of the movie!  Concessions must be ordered in advance.

PLEASE NOTE: Movies are shown in the Canton Palace Theatre parking lot, located two blocks south of the theatre on Market Ave., adjacent to the Renkert Building at 306 Market Ave. N.  More info on the Canton Palace Theatre parking lot can be found here.

In case of inclement weather, preventing the screening of the movie a rain date will be announced.  Passes already purchased will be valid for the new date.  Update on status of movie showing will be posted on our website and on all of our social media platforms. Those unable to attend the rescheduled date, will be eligible for a refund by emailing info@cantonpalacetheatre.org.

2020 Schedule:
June 19 – The Wizard of Oz
June 20 – Jaws
June 26 – The Lion King
June 27 – Jurassic Park
July 3 – The Secret Life of Pets 2
July 4 – Man of Steel
July 10 – Aladdin
July 11 – The Birds
July 17 – Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase
July 18 – Grease
July 24 – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
July 25 – The Goonies
July 31 – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
August 1 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
August 7 – The Game Plan
August 8 – Draft Day

Read more about the Drive In Movie Series

Film Synopsis: A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.

Details

GATES OPEN: 7:30 PM
ADMISSION: $20 per car, general admission.
RATING: PG
RUN TIME: 1 hour, 55 minutes

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Drive In Movie: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

First Friday Movie: A Dog’s Purpose

The Canton Palace Theatre presents a movie on Canton’s largest screen as part of the Canton First Friday celebration.

Film Synopsis: A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners.

Details

SHOWTIME: 7:30 PM
DOORS OPEN: 6:30 PM
ADMISSION: Free
RATING: PG
RUN TIME: 1 hour, 40 minutes

First Friday Movie: A Dog’s Purpose

First Friday Movie: Draft Day

The Canton Palace Theatre presents a movie on Canton’s largest screen as part of the Canton First Friday celebration.

Film Synopsis: At the NFL Draft, General Manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he’s willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFL dreams.

Details

SHOWTIME: 7:30 PM
DOORS OPEN: 6:30 PM
ADMISSION: $2, general admission.
RATING: PG-13
RUN TIME: 1 hour, 50 minutes

First Friday Movie: Draft Day

Drive In Movie: Draft Day

The Canton Palace Theatre presents our first ever drive in theatre, right in downtown Canton!  Join us for family-friendly films on Friday nights, and classics on Saturday nights from June 19 through August 8.

Featuring no-contact ticketing: reserve your space online in advance, then check-in upon arrival.  No physical ticket needed!  Orders must be received by 5pm the night of the movie. Remaining spots sold at the gate.

Pre-order your family pack of concessions and pick them up at the parking lot the night of the movie!  Concessions must be ordered in advance.

PLEASE NOTE: Movies are shown in the Canton Palace Theatre parking lot, located two blocks south of the theatre on Market Ave., adjacent to the Renkert Building at 306 Market Ave. N.  More info on the Canton Palace Theatre parking lot can be found here.

In case of inclement weather, preventing the screening of the movie a rain date will be announced.  Passes already purchased will be valid for the new date.  Update on status of movie showing will be posted on our website and on all of our social media platforms. Those unable to attend the rescheduled date, will be eligible for a refund by emailing info@cantonpalacetheatre.org.

2020 Schedule:
June 19 – The Wizard of Oz
June 20 – Jaws
June 26 – The Lion King
June 27 – Jurassic Park
July 3 – The Secret Life of Pets 2
July 4 – Man of Steel
July 10 – Aladdin
July 11 – The Birds
July 17 – Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase
July 18 – Grease
July 24 – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
July 25 – The Goonies
July 31 – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
August 1 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
August 7 – The Game Plan
August 8 – Draft Day

Read more about the Drive In Movie Series

Film Synopsis: At the NFL Draft, General Manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he’s willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFL dreams.

Details

GATES OPEN: 7:30 PM
ADMISSION: $20 per car, general admission.
RATING: PG-13
RUN TIME: 1 hour, 50 minutes

Sponsored in part by             

Drive In Movie: Draft Day

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