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Give a little love at the Alamo Kids Club screening of BUGSY MALONE

This January, the Alamo Drafthouse is proud to present a free Saturday morning screening of BUGSY MALONE, co-sponsored by 8th Dimension Comics & Games and Ain't It Cool News

Give a little love at the Alamo Kids Club screening of BUGSY MALONE

This January, the Alamo Drafthouse is proud to present a free Saturday morning screening of BUGSY MALONE, co-sponsored by 8th Dimension Comics & Games and Ain't It Cool News. As part of our monthly Alamo Kids Club screening, the screening will kick off at noon and feature a free movie, fun and games and a free photobooth for attending children (or children at heart) to take pictures while dressed as gangsters. 

BUGSY MALONE is a 1976 musical directed by Alan Parker (MIDNIGHT EXPRESS, PINK FLOYD THE WALL) that tackles the gangster genre with a decidedly kid-appropriate bent. The film, about rival gangs fighting over "Splurge Guns" (weapons that fire cream pies), features only child actors in its cast. Everybody from the floozy dance hall singers to the mustache twirling bad guys are played by kids. To make matters even more deliciously weird, though, whenever the kids break out out into song — and they do often — the songs are sung by adults. Paul Williams (THE MUPPET MOVIE, PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE) is responsible for the film's hugely catchy songs. BUGSY MALONE featured the film debut of future "Charles in Charge" star Scott Baio and featured Jodie Foster, at 13 already a veteran actor. 

If you or your child has never seen BUGSY MALONE, this is the perfect opportunity to see one of the greatest theatrical musicals from the '70s. It's also the best way to introduce your young ones to the gangster genre without having to worry about inappropriate content. Admission to the event is free so show up early to grab a ticket and a great seat. 

Saturday, January 28 @ 12 PM — Mason Park

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