Cars cruise on silver screen not just city streets

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Films feature auto theme

By The Staff

Cars, cars and more cars are part ot Cruisin’ the Heartland on Friday and Saturday as vintage automobiles take over the streets and racecars take the silver screen.


As part of the two-day vintage car show that includes a variety of attractions and events, the Historic State Theater will show two car-themed movies.

First up on Friday is “Talledega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.” The 2006 movie, which will show at 8 p.m., stars Will Farrell.

On Saturday visitors to Cruisin’ the Heartland can cruise with Tom Cruise in “Days of Thunder,” which will be shown at 2 p.m.  The movie was originally released in 1990.

The cost of admission to each movie is $2.