Screams & Screens Returns with Planet of the Apes

Auburn Public Theater’s Vintage B-Movie Series Resumes in October

Auburn, N.Y. (October 6, 2023):  Auburn Public Theater’s B-Movie Series, Screams & Screens, returns with another new season, roaring back with the original Planet of the Apes.  The October 10th showing will celebrated the movie’s 50th anniversary of its groundbreaking network television broadcast.


The fall season will include films from three decades of horror – the 50s, the 60s and the 70s.  Tickets are only $6.00 on Tuesday nights for these 7:00 pm showings.

Planet of the Apes – October 10th: The 1968 film invaded America’s living rooms in the fall of 1973 and nothing was every the same again!
American Werewolf in LondonOctober 31st: Kick off your Halloween night with this stylish comedy/horror film, combining Universal monster tropes, a killer soundtrack and witty dialog to create what may be the best werewolf movie ever.
Black Barbie November 28th: As a counterpoint to the summer’s blockbuster, Barbie, Auburn Public Theater is proud to show this award-winning documentary.
The Ice Harvest – December 19th:Certainly an unexpected “Holiday movie, this noir thriller offers something completely different to movie fans who are looking for more than just “the usual” classics.

Local entrepreneur and pop culture expert Ed Catto curates each movie and provides a pre-show introduction and a post-show analysis of each film. We’re so excited to be back,” reflects host Ed Catto. “We have a loyal local following, but also bring in fans from neighboring cities and counties. It’s almost more like throwing a party than screening a movie!”

Auburn and CNY businesses have also been extremely supportive.  “Each showing traditionally offers several raffle prizes from local businesses, at no extra cost to ticketholders.


More information on all of Auburn Public Theater’s offerings can be found at .


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