DOORS @ 6 p.m. SHOWTIME: 7:30 p.m. TICKETS: $5 RATED: G
True Grit is a 1969 American western film. It is the first film adaptation of Charles Portis' 1968 novel of the same name. The screenplay was written by Marguerite Roberts. The film was directed by Henry Hathaway and starred Kim Darby as Mattie Ross and John Wayne as U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn. Wayne won his only Academy Award for his performance in this film and reprised his role for the 1975 sequel Rooster Cogburn.
What started as a way to showcase a historic theater has turned into a regular event both locals and visitors have come to love. Every Friday night (with a few exceptions), families gather together to watch their favorite classic movies inside the beautiful Jefferson Theatre in downtown Beaumont for Classic Movie Nights. With an admission price of just $5 and the added bonus of live music and craft beer, it's an inexpensive evening the whole family can enjoy. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the movie starts at 7:30 p.m.