Enjoy nostalgic entertainment under the stars at the 15th annual Leo Carrillo Ranch Film Festival. See rare historic films from the Golden Age of Hollywood featuring Leo Carrillo and others, at the star’s legendary ranch. The Leo Carrillo Historic Park, located at 6200 Flying LC Lane and once owned by actor and conservationist Leo Carrillo, features handcrafted adobe buildings, antique windmills, a reflecting pool and many other beautiful historic structures, and is the perfect backdrop for this free outdoor film festival.
Grounds open at 5 p.m., movies start at sunset
Be sure to bring your low back chair, flashlight, warm clothes and blanket
Gourmet snacks and beverages are available for purchase
Tours of the Hacienda will be available an hour before sunset
Even More Information
Free admission by reservations only. Register at carlsbadconnect.org
Limit of four tickers a person each night
Visit leocarrilloranch.org, 760-476-1042
Aug. 23 The Guilty Generation (1931, 82 minutes)
A Romeo and Juliet love story between the son of a brutal Italian bootlegger and the daughter of his bitter ex-partner, who is engaged in a blood feud with his one-time friend.
Starring: Leo Carrillo, Constance Cummings, and Robert Young
Aug. 30 History Is Made at Night (1937, 97 minutes)
A wealthy divorcée falls for a charming Parisian, but her insanely jealous ex-husband will do anything to get her back.
Starring: Charles Boyer, Jean Arthur, Leo Carrillo
Sept. 6 The Great Train Robbery (1903, 12 min)
Among the earliest existing films in American cinema, The Great Train Robbery depicts a group of cowboy outlaws who stage a brazen train hold up, only to find a determined posse hot on their heels. This film was the first to employ many cinematic techniques that are still used today and is still referenced in modern movies.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969, 110 min)
Based on a true story, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid features the dynamic duo of Paul Newman and Robert Redford as outlaws in the Southwest in the early 1900’s. The movie features fast-draws and wild rides, battles with sheriff possess, train and bank robberies, a love