In come the hot days and free movies at the Poncan Theater

Ponca City Now - May 30, 2014 7:01 am

The days of scorching heat are right around the corner and just in the nick of time The Poncan Theater will start its free summer movies next week. They will air a different movie every Tuesday, all summer long at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Larry King, Poncan Theater director said they will kick off the movies with Thunderstuck, featuring NBA’s Most Valuable Player, Kevin Durant.

“Of course, a lot of is going to matter on whether the Thunder are going to win or not,” King said.

For the second week of June they will show Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, which stars Whitney Houston and 90s pop star, Brandy. Continuing with a classic they will have Incredible Mr. Limpet, which is a funny, live-action cartoon. And the last week in June is the sixth and most current installment of Disney’s Air Bud, Treasurer Buddies.

As the Oklahoma heat climbs in July, the movies at the Poncan Theater continue. The month will start off with science-fiction, family comedy, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. The next week they will have The Muppet’s fifth movie, Muppet Treasure Island.During the third week of July the Poncan will air crowd pleaser, Despicable Me. Then King said the next movie will celebrate one of the most popular Disney creations.

“July 22 is the 50 th anniversary of Mary Poppins, we are going to have it right here at the Poncan Theater," King said.

To end the long month of July, the original, 1959 version of Shaggy Dog will play. Then to end the summer with a bang The Poncan Theater will bring in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, August 15.


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