The Paramount Theatre continues with its themed classics film series. Don't miss the 1999 classic film "The Iron Giant." The film stars the voices of Jennifer Aniston, Harry Connick Jr., Vin Diesel, James Gammon, Cloris Leachman, John Mahoney, Eli Marienthal, Christopher McDonald, and M. Emmet Walsh.

This movie is from the Warner Brothers Feature Animations department and is a favorite of both young and old alike as you'll see in the trailer below.

The Iron Giant is an animated science fiction action film that is based on the 1968 novel The Iron Man by Ted Hughes (which was published in the United States as The Iron Giant) and is set during the Cold War of 1957, the film centers around a young boy named Hogarth Hughes, who discovers a giant metallic robot who fell from outer space.

With the help of a beatnik named Dean McCoppin, Hogarth attempts to prevent the U.S. military and a paranoid federal agent, from finding and destroying the friendly giant robot. Enjoy all your favorite classic movies in the historic surroundings and under the star-lit ceiling of the Paramount Theatre located at 352 Cypress Street in downtown Abilene.

This film is part of the Paramount's 'Fun Family Film Series' and will be shown, on Saturday, July 31st at 2 pm. While the film is a fun family-oriented animated movie that will be shown at the historic Paramount Theatre. Tickets are only $2 general admission and MUST be purchased in advance online and a reminder to the limited capacity.

As with most venues in Abilene and around the Big Country, CDC guidelines are still being observed.

The Paramount Theatre has just updated their coronavirus statement saying: "We want patrons to feel welcome and to have a fun and safe experience at the Theatre. Please see below the safeguards and limits we are following to ensure that both patrons and staff are as protected as possible during this transitional period. Click this link for a concise up to the minute update.

Source: ParamountTheatreAbilene.con/Coronavirus

The 'Paramount's 'Fun Family Film Series,' continues throughout the 2021 Summer season. Check back frequently for show updates and/or cancellations due to COVID-19.

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