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May 17, 2019

Movie lineup for Cinema in the Cemetery series announced

Watch 'Young Frankenstein,' 'Coco,' 'Beetlejuice' and 'Gremlins' at Laurel Hill Cemetery

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Carroll - Laurel Hill Cemetery Thom Carroll/PhillyVoice

Laurel Hill Cemetery in East Falls.

As the sun sets over the historic tombs in Laurel Hill Cemetery, the jumbo movie screen will light up.

Laurel Hill and the Philadelphia Film Society's Cinema in the Cemetery series returns this summer. Four movies will be shown in the graveyard, including a popular Disney feature and a cult favorite featuring everyone's fav little monsters.

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Tickets are $12 per person, and can be purchased online or at the event. 

At each screening, moviegoers are invited to enjoy a picnic under the stars.

Cinema in the Cemetery Series Lineup:

"Young Frankenstein"

Friday, June 28
9 p.m. (gates open at 8 p.m.)


Friday, July 26
9 p.m. (gates open at 8 p.m.)


Wednesday, Aug. 21
8:30 p.m. (gates open at 7:30 p.m.)


Friday, Sept. 13
8 p.m. (gates open at 7 p.m.)

Unique events are offered throughout the year, with all proceeds benefiting the preservation and educational mission of Laurel Hill Cemetery.

Founded in 1836, Laurel Hill Cemetery was the second rural cemetery in the nation and during the Victorian era it was a place for recreation for the living, and respite for the dead.

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