GALVESTON ISLAND, Texas (May 18, 2009) – “Movie Nite on The Strand” continues at Saengerfest Park, 23rd and Strand, with Raiders of the Lost Art on June 6. Movies are scheduled on the first Saturday of the month through November and begin shortly after dusk. Raiders of the Lost Ark stars Harrison Ford and Karen Allen and was directed by Steven Speilberg. Archeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones, portrayed by Ford, is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis. Movie goers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, a blanket and relax at this unique outdoor movie venue.
“Movie Nite on The Strand” Schedule:
  • June 6, Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), directed by Steven Spielberg with Harrison Ford and Karen Allen
  • uly – no movie
  • Aug. 1, Some Like It Hot (1959), directed by Billy Wilder with Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon
  • Sept. 5, Grease (1978), directed by Randal Kleiser with John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
  • Oct. 3, Psycho (1960), directed by Alfred Hitchcock with Anthony Perkins and Janet Leigh
  • Nov. 7, viewers’ choice
“Movie Nite on The Strand” is sponsored by the Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau, Historic Downtown Galveston Partnership and Mitchell Historic Properties. For more information on the Re-Birth-Day Celebration, call (888) GAL-ISLE or visit the website: