Debbie Reynolds flick to commenorate movie palace's 90th anniversary
Los Angeles's most legendary auditorium is turning 90 and celebrating with typical Hollywood fanfare
starting with the Tcl Chinese Theatre 90th Anniversary celebration film this Sunday Feb. 19th at 10 a.m. with “Singin In The Rain”with tickets selling for just five bucks ($5) at www.tclchinesetheatres.com. (Tickets for other films featured will go on sale closer to their show date).
You will also receive a special commemorative postcard with picture of Debbie Reynolds with your ticket.
Other upcoming titles are “The Majestic” (Jim Carrey) March 12th at 9am, “Cat’s Don’t Dance” (animated) in April, “The Aviator” (Leonardo DiCarprio) in May, “A Star is Born” (1937 version) in June, “Escape from L.A.” (Kurt Russell) in July, “Rush Hour” (Jackie Chan) in August, Mel Brooks’ “Blazing Saddles” (Gene Wilder) in September, “Hollywood Homicide” (Harrison Ford) in October, “The Italian Job” (Mark Wahlberg) in November and “Day of the Locust” (Donald Sutherland, Karen Black) in December. (Check the theatre website for specific dates and ticket availability). “The TCL Chinese has starred in more movies than most actors,” quips theatre president, Alwyn High Kushner.
TCL Chinese Theatre opened in the silent movie era as Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. It ranks as the world’s most famous movie palace and the world’s largest IMAX® With LASER theatre. Three Oscar® ceremonies, in 1944, 1945 and 1946, were held at the TCL Chinese and a great number of the 250-plus stars honored in the iconic handprint-footprint ceremonies are Oscar® winners. Film star Robert De Niro recently put his handprints and footprints in the legendary forecourt cement, as did director Quentin Tarantino, Oscar® winners Jennifer Lawrence and Jane Fonda and MGM’s “Leo the Lion.” Other recent celebrants have included Tim Burton, Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Jessica Chastain, Jeff Bridges, Ben Stiller, Sandra Bullock, and Vin Diesel.
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