Omaha film historian Bruce Crawford will present his 40th film salute with a special screening of "Airplane!" on Friday, May 26th.
Robert Hays, who played Captain Ted Striker in the classic comedy, will be in attendance at the 7 p.m. showing at the Joslyn Art Museum at 2200 Dodge St.
The American Film Institute lists it among the top 10 funniest films of all time. The film has become a cult classic with a world-wide following, and its success started the Naked Gun film series and TV series and also re-started the careers of the late Leslie Nielsen and Robert Stack and Lloyd Bridges.
Tickets are $23 and are available at any Omaha metro Hy-Vee customer service counter.
For more information, call or online at: omahafilmevent.com.