Movies Under the Stars: The Great Gatsby (1974)
Friday, July 28, 2017
8:45 p.m.–10:15 p.m.
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Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film!
Based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel of the same name, this romantic classic follows Nick Carraway as navigates his way through the decadent mansions of 1920s Long Island. He becomes involved in the life of the mysterious Jay Gatsby (Robert Redford), a tycoon who pines for his lost love, Daisy (Mia Farrow). When she arrives with her husband (Bruce Dern) at his lavish party, a doomed love triangle emerges. Produced by David Merrick and written Francis Ford Coppola, this film also stars Lois Chiles, Karen Black and Howard Da Silva (who appeared in the original 1949 version).
Know Before You Go:
You should come before 8:45 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.