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New York Power Authority Presents Free Movie Classics

Steve Ramsey

December 27, 2007


NORTH BLENHEIM—Movie classics 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:

  • Jan. 6: “Annie Get Your Gun” (1950), starring Betty Hutton and Howard Keel.

  • Jan. 13: “Brigadoon” (1954), starring Gene Kelly and Cyd Charisse.

  • Jan. 20: “Belle of the Nineties” (1934), starring Mae West with music by Duke Wellington.

  • Jan. 27: “This Is the Army” (1943), starring Ronald Reagan and Joan Leslie.

Popcorn will be available for the free showings in the visitors center theater. The center will be open as usual from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Moviegoers are also invited to enjoy the visitors center’s attractions, which include hands-on exhibits on subjects such 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, call 1-800-724-0309 or visit NYPA on 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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