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New York Power Authority Presents Free Movie Classics From 1950s

Steve Ramsey

January 3, 2007


NORTH BLENHEIM—Movie classics from the 1950s will be in the spotlight on four Sundays in January at the admission-free visitors center at the New York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project.

The films, all beginning at 2 p.m., are:

Sunday, Jan. 7 – “The Pajama Game,” starring John Raitt and Janis Paige.

Sunday, Jan. 14 – “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” starring Jane Powell and Edward Keel.

Sunday, Jan. 21 – “Damn Yankees,” starring Tab Hunter and Gwen Verdon.

Sunday, Jan. 28 – “Son of Paleface,” starring Bob Hope, Jane Russell and Roy Rogers.

Popcorn will be available for the free showings in the visitors center’s theater.

Movie goers are also invited to enjoy the visitors center’s attractions, which include hands-on exhibits on such subjects as basics of electricity, uses of electricity and operation of the Blenheim-Gilboa project.

The visitors center is located on Route 30, 17 miles south of Middleburgh and five miles north of Grand Gorge.

For more information, please call 1-800-724-0309 or visit the web at

 About NYPA:

 ■    NYPA uses no tax money or state credit.  It finances its operations through the sale of bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of electricity.  ■    NYPA is a leader in promoting energy-efficiency, new energy technologies and electric transportation initiatives.  ■    It is the nation’s largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines.

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