Joplin Goes to the Movies showing ON MOONLIGHT BAY
June 22, 2023 5:00 PM –7:00 PM
TWO Showtimes: 5:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
A happy screenful of sun-kissed melody and kiss-by-moonlight romance! After moving to Indiana, young Marjorie Winfield begins a relationship with William Sherman, who lives across the street. Marjorie is a tomboy, and her father has traditional views not shared by William. Marjorie is forced to learn to dance, despite her and Williams' shared love for baseball. Starring Doris Day and Gordon MacRae. PG 1:35 Musical, Variety, Comedy
Featuring the music of Joplin native Percy Wenrich.
The world premiere of On Moonlight Bay took place at the ParamountTheatre in Joplin on July 27, 1951
Film introduction by Brad Belk.
Joplin Goes to the Movies is a Joplin Sesquicentennial Event comprised of eight event dates between April and July 2023, showcasing eight different movies featuring events or actors with a connection to Joplin.
Joplin Goes to the Movies showing ON MOONLIGHT BAY715 E Broadway Street
Joplin, MO 64801