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Bye Bye Birdie


Nordics in Hollywood: Bye Bye Birdie (1963)



UPDATE: due to rain, this screening will now be held in Osberg Great Hall.

Join us for Bye Bye Birdie (1963), the second film in our 2023 Nordics in Hollywood series! Swedish-American actress Ann-Margret stars in this classic musical.

Film Rating: TV-G

Enjoy this timeless classic under the stars at the National Nordic Museum! The film will be screened behind the Museum, in our parking lot. Please bring family and friends, as well as folding chairs or something soft to serve as your seats. A food truck will be available onsite for snacking during the film. Pop's Popcorn truck will also be selling popcorn!

Screening will begin at sunset, approximately 9:00pm. Come early, seating will open around 8:00pm, and enjoy a trivia game (8:40pm). If raining, this screening will be held in Osberg Great Hall.

About the Movie: 

A small-town high-school girl is chosen from legions of fans to give one last kiss to an Elvis Presley-type rock star before he goes into the Armed Services, and a frustrated tunesmith hopes to capitalize on the stunt by penning the singer's swan song.

About the Series: 

Nordics in Hollywood is back for summer 2023! This series celebrates the contributions of Nordic and Nordic American actors and directors to American cinema. Films that represent different genres and periods are selected and presented free of charge. Please reserve your space in advance.