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Cary Ewles protects Robin Wright with a sword
"The Princess Bride" (1987)

This Coming Weekend at the Packard Campus Theater (June 21-22, 2024)

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Lets get our sword fighting on!  (Well, not literally; the Packard Campus is a sword-free environment.)  But nevertheless… Come see these films this weekend.

Cary Ewles protects Robin Wright with a sword
“The Princess Bride” (1987)

Friday, June 21 @ 7:30 PM

The Princess Bride (Twentieth Century-Fox, 1987)

Buttercup and Westley share the most perfect love the world has ever known. After Buttercup is forcefully betrothed to the rotten Prince Humperdink, Westley (disguised as the Dread Pirate Roberts) must battle wits with a cunning outlaw, best a giant in hand-to-hand combat, match steel with the world’s greatest swordsman, and even overcome death itself to save his true love. Color, 98 min. (35mm)

Errol Flynn at his swashbuckling best
“Captain Blood” (1935)

Saturday, June 22 @ 2:00 PM

Captain Blood (Warner Bros., 1935)

The more famous Warner Bros. version of Sabatini’s swashbuckler made stars of Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland. Irish physician Peter Blood (Flynn) is wrongly convicted of treason and sold into slavery in Jamaica. When a Spanish ship takes over the town, Blood leads the slaves and captures the vessel, eventually becoming the most feared pirate in the Caribbean. Black & white, 99 min. (35mm)

Arnold flexes in characater
“Conan the Barbarian” (1982)

Saturday, June 22 @ 7:30 PM

Conan the Barbarian (Universal Pictures, 1981)

Young Conan witnesses the brutal slaying of his parents by Thulsa Doom, chief of the evil Snake Cult. He is then pressed into slavery and subsequently trained as a gladiator and master swordsman. After escaping, Conan embarks on a journey of bloody vengeance, encountering a magical world of witches, wizards, giant serpents, savage warriors and wondrous treasures. Color, 130 min. Extended cut. Rated R. (Digital)


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