Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn get top billing in “Roman Holiday,” first released in 1953. It is directed by William Wyler.
Hepburn plays a restless young member of a royal family who escapes her escort in Rome on goes on a footloose adventure.
She meets a newspaper man, played by Gregory Peck, and the games are on.
“Roman Holiday” will be shown at 10:30 AM on Saturday, June 8, at The Hi Pointe Theater, St. Louis’ oldest first-run movie house. The Hi Pointe first opened its doors in 1922. It retains the ambiance of the era in which it opened, but the theater now offers full digital projection and sound, a new state-of-the-art screen and 3-D capabilities. Admission for the one-time showing is $5. “Roman Holiday” is being offered as part of The Hi Pointe’s very popular classic film series.
The Hi Pointe is located at 1005 McCausland in Richmond Heights. For more on the theater and the classic film series, click on the link below.