National Lampoon’s Vacation

Director: Harold Ramis

1983, 98 minutes, 35mm

 

Program Notes

Iconic bumbling everyman Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) en- tered the public consciousness with this comedy classic written by decade-definer John Hughes and directed by Harold Ramis (Groundhog Day). Join on us on a trip to Walley World alongside an all-star cast that includes Beverly D’Angelo, Randy Quaid, Anthony Michael Hall, John Candy, and Christie Brinkley “The result is not so much a comedy about American values as a 2,500 mile skid on a banana skin.”—Richard Rayner, Time Out