The Picture Show, Bay Street Theatre’s off-season classic-film series, will begin this weekend with a salute to Gene Kelly. “An American in Paris” will be shown tomorrow and “For Me and My Gal” will be screened on Saturday, both at 8 p.m.
Leslie Caron joins Kelly in “An American in Paris” as his love interest, a young French girl engaged to a cabaret singer. He is an artist who finds a patron whose interests stretch beyond his paintings. The movie includes several musical numbers with Kelly singing and dancing with the cast.
“For Me and My Gal” is set in World War I and stars Judy Garland as a vaudeville performer who teams up with Kelly’s character. A draft dodger, he injures his hand to avoid joining the Army, but eventually has a change of heart in this patriotic musical.
Tickets are $7 at the door. Beginning this week, Il Capuccino will offer a $28 prix fixe dinner and a movie package. Further movie titles and restaurants will be announced soon.