LONG BEACH - The Neptune Twin Cinemas offers family and classic movies with no charge for admission. All ages will be admitted free of charge, subject to capacity. All family and classic shows begin at 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 28 - "The Young Lions" is a 1958 film about the destiny of three young soldiers involved in WWII. The German officer, Lt. Christian Diestl (Marlon Brando), approves less and less of the war, while the American-Jewish GI, Noah Ackerman (Montgomery Clift), tries to survive the very bigoted military and Michael Whiteacre (Dean Martin), who starts out as a coward who tries to avoid the war, but becomes more and more blood thirsty as the war progresses. Ackerman is befriended by a fellow draftee, the reluctant soldier Michael Whiteacre (Dean Martin), and falls in love with a New England woman named Hope (Hope Lange) whose father is anti-Jewish. 167 min.
Wednesday, Feb. 4 - "The Sound of Music" starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. Winner of five Academy awards including Best Picture 1965.
Music in this film is by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and is based on the memoir of Maria von Trapp, "The Story of the Trapp Family Singers." Many songs from the musical have become standards, including the title song ("The Sound of Music"), "Edelweiss," "My Favorite Things," "Climb Ev'ry Mountain" and "Do-Re-Mi." 175 min.
Wednesday, Feb. 11 - "How the West was Won" with an all-star cast including John Wayne, Gregory Peck, Henry Fonda and James Stewart. 1962. 155 min.
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