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Jul 13: Summer Nights at the Star Theatre: Jaws
July 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Star Theatre has partnered with Mercersburg Academy to bring a free movie night featuring the classic movie: Jaws
When a young woman is killed by a shark while skinny-dipping near the New England tourist town of Amity Island, police chief Martin Brody wants to close the beaches, but mayor Larry Vaughn overrules him, fearing that the loss of tourist revenue will cripple the town. Ichthyologist Matt Hooper and grizzled ship captain Quint offer to help Brody capture the killer beast, and the trio engage in an epic battle of man vs. nature.
PG 1975 ‧ Drama/Mystery ‧ 2h 10m
Director: Steven Spielberg
Writers: Peter Benchley (screenplay), Carl Gottlieb (screenplay)
Stars: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss
“a sensationally effective action picture, a scary thriller that works all the better because it’s populated with characters that have been developed into human beings.”ROGER EBERT OF THE CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
Jaws won three Academy Awards for Best Film Editing, Best Original Dramatic Score, and Best Sound