Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park invites the public to view a classic Hollywood western movie on Saturday, June 5 at 8:30 p.m. by attending a screening of Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid, starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford.
The movie will be projected onto an 18 by 25 foot outdoor screen that includes a professional sound system. In the event of rain, the movie will be shown on Sunday, June 6; also at 8:30 p.m. Free refreshments will be provided to enhance viewing enjoyment.
President and Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson often invited friends and neighbors to attend movie showings in their airplane hangar, which also served as a location for press conferences and family gatherings. This film is reported to have been a favorite of President Lyndon B. Johnson.
The public can drive on to the LBJ Ranch beginning at 7:00 pm with free parking on the taxiway adjacent to the ranch airplane hangar. Everyone should bring his own choice of seating, and picnicking before and during the movie is permitted.
The next film in the Movies under the Stars series is To Kill a Mockingbird, starring Gregory Peck, on Saturday, July 10.
For further information and driving directions, please call (830) 868-7128, ext. 244.