Staff Report

A screening of the classic film “Charade”, starring Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant, will be shown on Saturday, Sept. 1, at Parks Plaza Theatre in Buellton as part of the Central Coast Film Society (CCFS) events. The movie is a romantic comedy mystery film what debuted in 1963.

In “Charade” romance and suspense ensue in Paris as a woman is pursued by several men who want a fortune her murdered husband had stolen. Whom can she trust? (

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The 1963 classic film Charade will be screened at Parks Plaza Theatre in Buellton on Saturday, Sept. 1.

This romantic comedy murder mystery story is a film classic and a must watch. “Charade” is a filled with comedy, suspense, mystery, romance and so much more.

The cast also features Walter Matthau, James Coburn, George Kennedy, and the film is notable for its screenplay and the repartee between Grant and Hepburn. It has been referred to as the “best Hitchcock movie that Hitchcock never made”.

“We are bringing film history to light, not just from the Central Coast but from those who have had a major impact on the industry,” said Daniel Lahr, executive director of CCFS.

Lahr added the film society is also asking local filmmakers and media artists to submit their work if they are interested in screening.

“We want to also foster local professional and aspiring artists to get them more exposure and experience in the film industry,” Lahr added.

The screening of Charade will be at 9:30 a.m. and tickets are $7 per person, or free with membership. For more information becoming a member, submitting a film or to purchase tickets online log onto