Classic Film

Drive In Movie: Jaws

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: When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach community, it’s up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast down.

Details

GATES OPEN: 7:30 PM
ADMISSION: $20 per car, general admission.
RATING: PG
RUN TIME: 2 hours, 4 minutes

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Drive In Movie: The Wizard of Oz

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: Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home to Kansas and help her friends as well.

Details

GATES OPEN: 7:30 PM
ADMISSION: $20 per car, general admission.
RATING: PG
RUN TIME: 1 hour, 42 minutes

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RESCHEDULED: Silent Film Special: “Our Hospitality”

As of July 9, 2020 this presentation has been rescheduled for September 19, 2020 at 2pm.  Tickets purchased for this date will be honored in September, or refunds can be requested by emailing info@cantonpalacetheatre.org.

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.

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

RESCHEDULED: Monster Bash: Bela Lugosi Film Festival – Saturday

**As of July 1, 2020 Monster Bash has been rescheduled for August 13 & 14, 2021.

The Scary Monsters Magazine & Creepy Classics presents MONSTER BASH: Bela Lugosi Film Festival and Expo

Schedule:
Friday, August 14 2020
3pm – Doors open
3pm thru Midnight- Vendors Open
5pm – Movie: Dracula
7pm – Movie: Chandu the Magician
9pm – Bela Lugosi presentation by Frank Dello Stritto
10pm – Movie: Island of Lost Souls
12am – Movie: Mark of the Vampire

Saturday, August 15, 2020
12pm – Doors open
12pm thru Midnight –  Vendors Open
2pm – Movie: The Devil Bat
4pm – Movie: Night Monster
6pm – Bela Lugosi presentation by Frank Dello Stritto
7pm – Movie: The Return of the Vampire
9pm – Movie: Bride of the Monster

More info and advanced sale tickets through the Monster Bash website
Tickets also available at the doors during the festival
Ticket pricing through the Canton Palace Theatre Box Office:

  • $40 for the weekend pass [in and out privileges]
  • $20 for the day pass [in and out privileges]
  • $5 per movie [no in and out privileges]

RESCHEDULED: Monster Bash: Bela Lugosi Film Festival – Friday

**As of July 1, 2020 Monster Bash has been rescheduled for August 13 & 14, 2021.

The Scary Monsters Magazine & Creepy Classics presents MONSTER BASH: Bela Lugosi Film Festival and Expo

Schedule:
Friday, August 14 2020
3pm – Doors open
3pm thru Midnight- Vendors Open
5pm – Movie: Dracula
7pm – Movie: Chandu the Magician
9pm – Bela Lugosi presentation by Frank Dello Stritto
10pm – Movie: Island of Lost Souls
12am – Movie: Mark of the Vampire

Saturday, August 15, 2020
12pm – Doors open
12pm thru Midnight –  Vendors Open
2pm – Movie: The Devil Bat
4pm – Movie: Night Monster
6pm – Bela Lugosi presentation by Frank Dello Stritto
7pm – Movie: The Return of the Vampire
9pm – Movie: Bride of the Monster

More info and advanced sale tickets through the Monster Bash website
Tickets also available at the doors during the festival
Ticket pricing through the Canton Palace Theatre Box Office:

  • $40 for the weekend pass [in and out privileges]
  • $20 for the day pass [in and out privileges]
  • $5 per movie [no in and out privileges]

RESCHEDULED: Silent Film Special: “Our Hospitality”

PLEASE NOTE: As of April 27, 2020 this event has been rescheduled for July 11, 2020.  Tickets previously purchased will be honored for the rescheduled date.

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.

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: 1:30 PM
ADMISSION: $7, general admission
RATING: Not rated
RUN TIME: 1 hour 5 minutes

Hitchcock Double Feature: The Birds and Psycho

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

Synopsis

The Birds–  A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people.

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.

Also be sure to check out Hitchcock Double Feature: Train Edition

Details

SHOWTIMES: 6:00 PM for The Birds, 8:15 PM for Psycho
DOORS OPEN: 5:30 PM
ADMISSION: $5 per movie or $8 for both, general admission
RATING: The Birds  – PG-13, Psycho – R
RUN TIME: The Birds – 1 hour and 59 minutes, Psycho – 1 hour and 49 minutes

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.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 6:30 PM
ADMISSION: $7, general admission. Tickets available at the door.
RATING: Not rated
RUN TIME: 1 hour, 21 minutes

Hitchcock Double Feature: Train Edition

The Canton Palace Theatre presents a train-centric double feature of Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest and Strangers on a Train, as well as a pre-movie concert by Jay Spencer at the Kilgen Organ.

Synopsis

North by Northwest –  A New York City advertising executive goes on the run after being mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies.

Strangers on a Train– A psychopath forces a tennis star to comply with his theory that two strangers can get away with murder.

Also be sure to check out Hitchcock Double Feature: The Birds and Psycho

Details

SHOWTIMES: 6:00 PM for North by Northwest, 8:45 PM for Strangers on a Train
INTERMISSION: 8:20 PM – 8:45 PM
DOORS OPEN: 5:30 PM
ADMISSION: $5 per movie or $8 for both, general admission
RATING: North by Northwest  – Not rated, Strangers on a Train – PG
RUN TIME: North by Northwest  – 2 hours and 16 minutes, Strangers on a Train – 1 hour and 41 minutes

Sci-Fi Double Feature: Plan 9 from Outer Space and The War of the Worlds

The Canton Palace Theatre presents a sci-fi double feature with Plan 9 from Outer Space (1958) and The War of the Worlds (1953).

Synopsis:

Plan 9 from Outer Space –  After the embarrassing failure of the first eight plans, a group of evil aliens enacts plan nine – resurrecting the dead to take over the Earth.

The War of the Worlds – When a scorching meteor-like object crashes to Earth, a scientist waits three ill-fated days for the object – a spaceship filled with Martians – to cool.  Meanwhile, the extraterrestrials continue their invasion of the planet.

Details

SHOWTIMES: 7:30 PM for Plan 9 from Outer Space, 9:10 PM for War of the Worlds
INTERMISSION: 8:50 PM – 9:10 PM
DOORS OPEN: 6:30 PM
ADMISSION: $5 per movie or $7 for both, general admission
RATING: Plan 9 from Outer Space – Not rated, The War of the Worlds – G
RUN TIME: Plan 9 from Outer Space – 1 hour 9 minutes, The War of the Worlds – 1 hour 25 minutes

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