MCB has a pair of passes to giveaway
The Redford Theatre screens The Wizard of Oz
Fri. Nov. 20 @ 8pm
aSat., Nov. 21 @ 2pm & 8pm.
Tickets $4 at the door.
This could be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity on the 70th anniversary of this timeless classic. Since 1939 this movie has thrilled audiences on the big screen with several theatrical runs and is perennially shown on TV. It was released in every commercial media format since the 1970's, but who can say they have seen it on a big screen in an authentic movie house of the era?
Noting that the Wizard of Oz is perennially ranked in the top 5 musicals of all time, the movie selection committee debated whether Wizard of Oz might be over-exposed. Ed Seward,
With digital mania engulfing our era, how fitting to be able to see this timeless classic on a 35mm film print, in a theatre of the era with live organ overture music as well?
"We are excited to present this film for our metro area family audience", said Seward.
"No one in our family has ever seen this film on the big screen,
even though we wore the tape out years ago."
Longtime patron Mary Dennis Reseigh remembers the first time she saw the film on the big screen: "I couldn't believe the detail and the things I noticed that I had never noticed before. Definitely worth seeing."
"My niece will love seeing Oz!" said Topher Jackson, another regular
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The Redford Theatre is located at the North East corner of
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