Monday, April 18, 2011

Red Barn Theatre hosts the Film The Robe

Join John Hardy at The Red Barn Theatre in Saugatuck, Michigan as he hosts the movie The Robe (1953). Starring Richard Burton and Victor Mature. The film follows Marcellus Gallio (Burton), a Roman soldier who oversees the crucifixion of Jesus Christ during the reign of Tiberius Caesar Augustus the Roman Emperor. Marcellus wins Jesus's Robe in a dice game being played by the watchful soldiers. Nightmares and hallucinations beget Marcellus as he tries to get rid of the robe though his slave Demetrius (Mature). Events unwind as time unfolds.

It was directed by Henry Koster and produced by Frank Ross adapted from the book written by Lloyn C. Douglas.

This movie won Academy Award Oscars for Best Set Direction, Best Art Direction and Best Costume Design, it was also nominated for Best Actor and Cinematography and Best Picture. The film also won the Golden Globe award for Best Picture. The film starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Red Barn Theatre at 3657 63rd Street Saugatuck, Michigan. Call 269-857-5300 for more info. Donations appreciated (suggested is $5). Free Popcorn too.

And while your visiting this Museum Exhibit, please feel free to stay with us at our Saugatuck Michigan Bed and Breakfast, Sherwood Forest Bed and Breakfast, we can help you find some great local dining and some hidden hideaways too.