SF theater sells $1 movie tickets for 100th anniversary
On June 22, 1922, one of San Francisco’s most iconic institutions opened its doors. The Castro Theater officially celebrates its centennial today, and as a gift to loyal fans, the theater will screen five of the most iconic films in the city’s history for just one dollar a ticket (plus, of course, a $0 fee). $.50) .
The lineup is an interesting mix of films, nodding to several beloved blockbusters as well as a few classic movies that might be less familiar to modern audiences. Of course, Robin Williams’ comic opus “Mrs. Doubtfire” is included (1:00 p.m.), as well as Clint Eastwood’s gritty action flick “Dirty Harry” (3:30 p.m.). The most epic car chase in movie history will also screen, with Steve McQueen’s “Bullitt” at 8:15 p.m.