For Immediate Release
TCM Host Ben Mankiewicz and Special Guest Eva Marie Saint
Coming to Houston to Introduce ON THE WATERFRONT, Wednesday, March 14
Free Screening Presented by TCM
As Part of TCM’s 10-City Road to Hollywood Tour
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will present the classic film ON THE WATERFRONT. Introduced by TCM host Ben Mankiewicz and Eva Marie Saint, the free screening is a part of TCM’s 10-city Road to Hollywood tour, the exciting prelude to the 2012 TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 7:30pm
Museum of Fine Arts Houston
1001 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77005
Although the screening is free, tickets are required for entry. Free tickets may be obtained online at http://www.tcm.com/roadtohollywood, beginning Wednesday, February 29, 2012.
About TCM’s Road to Hollywood Tour
As part of the buildup to the 2012 edition to the star-studded TCM Classic Film Festival, set to take place April 12-15 in Hollywood, TCM is heading to 10 cities nationwide and, for the first time, in Canada for a series of free screenings and live appearances by legendary stars. Cities scheduled for TCM’s Road to Hollywood tour include New York (March 1), Minneapolis (March 8); Houston (March 14); Philadelphia (March 15); Miami (March 20); Atlanta (March 22); Chicago (March 27); Toronto (March 31); Denver (April 3); and Portland, Ore. (April 5). Among the stars slated to appear are Spike Lee, Ernest Borgnine, Angie Dickinson, Tippi Hedren, Jane Powell and Eva Marie Saint.
About the 2012 TCM Classic Film Festival
Taking place Thursday, April 12 – Sunday, April 15, in Hollywood, the third-annual TCM Classic Film Festival is produced by TCM and sponsored by Vanity Fair, host of the exclusive, opening-night party, and Delta Air Lines, official airline of the event. Since launching in spring 2010, the TCM Classic Film Festival has quickly established itself as a destination event for film lovers, drawing more than 25,000 attendees from around the country and around the globe in 2011.
The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, which has a longstanding role in movie history and was the site of the first OscarsÒ ceremony, will serve as the official hotel for the festival, as well as home to Club TCM, a central gathering point for passholders. Screenings and events will be held at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, Chinese 6 Theatres, the Egyptian Theatre and, for the first time this year, Arclight Cinema’s Cinerama Dome.
For complete information on the 2012 TCM Classic Film Festival, go to http://tcm.com/festival.
Turner Classic Movies is a Peabody Award‑winning network that presents great films, uncut and commercial‑free, from the largest film libraries in the world. Currently seen in more than 86 million homes, TCM features the insights of veteran primetime host Robert Osborne and weekend daytime host Ben Mankiewicz, plus interviews with a wide range of special guests. As the foremost authority in classic films, TCM offers critically acclaimed original documentaries and specials, along with regular programming events that include The Essentials, 31 Days of OscarÒ and Summer Under the Stars. TCM also stages special events and screenings, such as the TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood and the TCM Classic Cruise; produces a wide range of media about classic film, including books and DVDs; and hosts a wealth of materials on its website, http://www.tcm.com. TCM is part of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company.
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