The NeverEnding Story
 


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$5 General Admission

$4 Seniors 60+

 

Box Office Opens 1 Hour before Showtime

House Opens 30 minutes before Showtime

 
The NeverEnding Story
Friday - Sunday,  September 25 - 27
Starring Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver & Tami Stronach


Don't miss this delightful and family-friendly fantasy, back on the Big Screen in 45 speaker surround-sound!

Bastian is a young boy who lives a dreary life being tormented by school bullies. On one such occasion he escapes into a book shop where the old proprieter reveals an ancient story book to him, but is warned can be dangerous. Shortly after, he "borrows" the book and begins to read it in the school attic where he is drawn into the mythical land of Fantasia, which desperately needs a hero to save it from destruction.

At the time, The NeverEnding Story was the most expensive film ever produced in Germany, and the most expensive film ever produced outside of the United States and the Soviet Union.

Not only was the movie expensive to produce, it was physically taxing on its young star, Noah Hathaway.  He was hurt three times; while learning to ride a horse, his horse threw him off, then stepped on him. Then, while shooting the drowning sequence in the "swamp of sadness," his leg got caught on the elevator and he was pulled under water. He was unconscious by the time he was brought to the surface. Finally, he nearly lost an eye during the fight-scene versus Gmork. One of the claws on his giant paws poked him in the face. The robot was also so heavy that he lost his breath as well when he was hit to the ground by it. They only made one shot due to the risk that he would get seriously wounded.

Falkor is actually a 43-foot long motorized creature with 6,000 plastic scales and pink feather-fur. His head is three feet tall and long and has a long tongue in the mouth.

Contrary to Internet rumor, the horse did not really die during the filming of the Swamp of Sadness scene. As confirmed by German magazine interview with Noah Hathaway shortly after the movie, and in the years since at conventions, the horse was given to Noah at the end of filming but due to the cost of transportation, need for quarantine, and sterilization, the horse was left behind in Germany.

Friday & Saturday, September 25 & 26  7:30pm

Sunday Matinee, September 27  4:00pm

1984 | Rated PG | Runtime 1 Hr & 42 Min