and American Graffiti

August 7th, 2019 - Broken Image

On August 24th will be hosting a Car Show, Live Music and Drive-In Movie.

The funds raised from this event will go to Annandale National Historic Site here in Tillsonburg. will be providing a Giant 40 Foot Screen with radio and speaker sound system. The movie selected for this the 2nd annual event will be American Graffiti.

American Graffiti is a 1973 American coming of age comedy film it was directed and co-written by George Lucas starring in the movie are legends such as Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Harrison Ford, Charles Martin Smith, Cindy Williams, Candy Clark, Mackenzie Phillips, Bo Hopkins, and Wolfman Jack. Two notables who also appear in the film are Suzanne Somers and Joe Spanoalso.

The Movie was Set in Modesto, California in 1962. The film is a study of the cruising and rock ‘n’ roll cultures popular among the Post-World War II baby boom generation.

The film received widespread critical acclaim and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. In 1995, the United States Library of Congress deemed the film "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" and selected it for preservation in the National Film Registry.

“We chose this movie for this year as it was the runner up choice from last year. It fits perfectly with our event, at we restore classic cars and Annandale National Historic Site are keepers and protector of history.”

Here is a quick reminder of the Movie American Graffiti.