The Hanford Fox Theatre holds special movie afternoons and evening – year round. For the holidays, it will be showing the following:
Friday, Nov. 24 @ 2:pm – Mickey’s Christmas Carol with Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas – Mickey’s Christmas Carol is rated G and the running time is 26 minutes. Mickey’s Christmas Carol is a 1983 American animated featurette produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by Buena Vista Distribution. It was directed and produced by Burny Mattinson.
Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas (1999) is rated G with a running time is 70 minutes. Mickey and his friends tell three stories including “Donald Duck: Stuck on Christmas”, “A Very Goofy Christmas” and “Mickey and Minnie’s Gift of the Magi.”
Saturday, Dec. 9 @ 2pm – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer with Frosty the Snowman – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is rated TV-G and the running time is 47 minutes. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a 1964 Christmas stop motion animated television special produced by Rankin/Bass Productions.
Frosty the Snowman is rated G and the running time is 25 minutes. Frosty the Snowman is a 1969 animated Christmas television special based on the song “Frosty the Snowman”. The program, which first aired on December 7, 1969 on CBS, was produced for television by Rankin/Bass Productions and featured the voices of comedians Jimmy Durante as the film’s narrator and Jackie Vernon as the title character.
Saturday, Dec. 16 @ 7pm – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is rated PG-13 and the running time is 97 minutes.
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is a 1989 American Christmas comedy film directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik. It is the third installment in National Lampoon’s Vacation film series, and was written by John Hughes, based on his short story in National Lampoon magazine, “Christmas ’59”. The film stars Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo and Randy Quaid, with Juliette Lewis and Johnny Galecki as the Griswold children Audrey and Rusty, respectively. Since its release in 1989, Christmas Vacation has often been labeled as a modern Christmas classic
Tickets for all movies are $5 ($6 day of) or $6 if charged by credit card; there is a $2 restoration fee with each order.
The Hanford Fox is located at 326 North Irwin St. For more information visit www. foxhanford.com/ or call (559) 584-7423.
The Visalia Fox Theatre is also offering holiday movies including:
Wednesday, Dec. 6 @ 6:30 pm – It’s a Wonderful Life – An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed. Written by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett; directed by Frank Capra; starring James Stewart, Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore.
Thursday Dec. 21 @ 6:30 pm – Scrooged – A selfish, cynical T.V. executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve. Written by Mitch Glazer, Michael O’Donoghue; directed by Richard Donner; starring Bill Murray, Karen Allen and John Forsythe.
Tickets for these movies are $5 and will include a small popcorn for the first 100 in attendance.
The Visalia Fox is located at 300 W. Main St. For more information, visit www.foxvisalia.org/ or call (559) 625-1259.