Admiral Twin Drive-In in Tulsa to mark 70th year with “The Outsiders” screening

The Admiral Twin Drive-In theater in Tulsa will celebrate its 70th anniversary this weekend with special screenings of "The Outsiders," part of which was shot at the historic Route 66 theater. The 1983 movie, based on the classic novel by Tulsa-area resident S.E. Hinton, will be shown Friday, Saturday and Sunday, reported the Tulsa World. … Continue reading Admiral Twin Drive-In in Tulsa to mark 70th year with “The Outsiders” screening

Owner of Outsiders House in Tulsa plans a second museum

The owner of The Outsiders House Museum in Tulsa is planning a second museum at an undisclosed location to hold items related to "The Outsiders" novelist S.E. Hinton. Danny Boy O'Connor, a member of the House of Pain hip-hop group who was deeply influenced by the book and film, purchased the ramshackle north Tulsa house … Continue reading Owner of Outsiders House in Tulsa plans a second museum

Savior of “The Outsiders” House in Tulsa rescues 11th Street Cleaners neon sign

The savior of the house used in "The Outsiders" film in Tulsa recently purchased the 11th Street Cleaners neon sign that once stood along Route 66 downtown. Danny Boy O'Connor, a member of the now-defunct House of Pain rap group and owner of The Outsiders House Museum, apparently procured the sign from a store in … Continue reading Savior of “The Outsiders” House in Tulsa rescues 11th Street Cleaners neon sign

The Outsiders House Museum opens in Tulsa

A key actor in the film, the novel's author and the savior of the home cut the ribbon last week to symbolize the opening of The Outsiders House Museum in Tulsa. "The Outsiders" author S.E. Hinton; C. Thomas Howell, who portrayed Ponyboy Curtis in the 1983 film adaptation; and rapper Danny O'Connor, who renovated the … Continue reading The Outsiders House Museum opens in Tulsa

“The Outsiders” House Museum in Tulsa will host ribbon-cutting Aug. 9

A once-forlorn house in Tulsa that served as a key setting in the movie adaptation of S.E. Hinton's novel "The Outsiders" will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony and film-location tours Aug. 9. The Facebook page for The Outsiders House announced Wednesday: Join us as we celebrate the long-awaited opening of The Outsiders House Museum. Be there … Continue reading “The Outsiders” House Museum in Tulsa will host ribbon-cutting Aug. 9

Rapper will restore “The Outsiders” house

A rapper in the group House of Pain purchased a house in north Tulsa prominently used in the 1983 film version of "The Outsiders." He plans to restore the dilapidated home and turn it into a museum dedicated to the film and the S.E. Hinton novel on which it's based. Danny O'Connor, aka Danny Boy, of House of … Continue reading Rapper will restore “The Outsiders” house