Tribeca Film Festival: "Jaws" under the stars

(CBS News) NEW YORK - A newly-restored Steven Spielberg classic played out, appropriately, under darkened skies along the city's waterfront last night, at a Tribeca Film Festival screening of "Jaws."

The 1975 Academy Award-winning film, one of the all-time box office champions, has been digitally restored as part of Universal Studios' 100th anniversary celebration.

In advance of its August 14 release on Blu Ray, the thriller about a killer shark terrorizing a beachfront community was screened for hundreds of appreciative viewers at the Tribeca Film Festival, as part of its "Drive-In" series.

To view a video snapshot of last night's screening click on the video player above.

Tribeca Film Festival takes New York City
De Niro's close connection to Tribeca festival
2012 Tribeca Film Festival (Official website)

  • David Morgan

    David Morgan is a senior editor at CBSNews.com and cbssundaymorning.com.

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