Films are shown on select Friday evenings starting at 9 p.m. throughout the summer.

By Destiny Dixon

Photo from the 1953 film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, starring Marilyn Monroe. The film will be shown as part of the Pittsburgh Classic Movie Club’s screening series in Spring Hill’s Waisenhaus Park. Courtesy of Andrés Fevrier via Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0).

Starting this summer, movie lovers can enjoy some of their favorite classic stories from the big screen at Spring Hill’s Waisenhaus Park. 

The Pittsburgh Classic Movie Club’s “Friday Night Classic Movies in the Park” is a new evening pastime located in the Northside free of charge on select Friday evenings through Aug. 20.

Primarily showcasing Turner Classic Movies (TCM) Big Screen Classics, the Pittsburgh Classic Movie Club has the goal of building awareness of the great classic movies that were once some of the biggest features of their time, from silent-era films and comedies to dramas, old Westerns, and musicals. The club encourages and welcomes anyone with a passion for the classics or an interest in learning more about them to join. 

Films showing this summer in Waisenhaus Park are:

Friday, July 9: Charade

Friday, July 23: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Friday, Aug. 6: The Magnificent Seven

Friday, Aug. 20: Double Indemnity

Waisenhaus Park is located on Rockledge Street in Spring Hill. Guests are asked to park at Spring Hill Elementary School and bring their own lawn chairs or blankets.

Movies are outdoors and will be shown starting at 9 p.m. Screenings are subject to weather conditions, so dates and times may change.

Go to the Pittsburgh Classic Movie Club website to see the full list of movie showings and subscribe to the club’s mailing list.

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