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Hustle over to see 'Midnight Cowboy' at Allentown's Civic Theatre

Hustle over to see 'Midnight Cowboy' at Allentown's Civic Theatre

A key film of the swinging '60s, "Midnight Cowboy," has been issued on Blu-ray and DVD a handful of times. But at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Civic Theatre of Allentown is giving area film lovers the rare opportunity to rediscover the classic on the big screen when the movie unreels as the final attraction of the 1960's Pop Culture Series. There's lots of reasons to check out "Midnight Cowboy," which is the only X-rated film to win a Best Picture Oscar. Director John Schlesinger captures the sleaziness of midtown Manhattan circa 1969, and makes exquisite use of the bittersweet, Harry Nilsson-sung, Fred Neil-written ballad "Everybody's Talkin'."...

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