CinemaWorld Movie Marathons

posted by deandogg on July 25, 2006 at 1:55 am

LINCOLN, RI — After two sold out marathons (Lord of the Rings, Indiana Jones), CinemaWorld in Lincoln, Rhode Island has announced they will be doing marathons every six weeks. The next upcoming is the Mobster Marathon, featuring: Scarface, Goodfellas, and The Godfather. Other upcoming marathons will be James Bond (Sean Connery) and Star Trek (William Shatner). Anyone with suggestions or looking for more information is asked to visit the website at CinemaWorld Homepage or call the theater at (401)-333-8019. Pricing for all marathons is $12.50 per person with the show starting at noon. There are also raffles and prize givaways throughout the day.

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aarundell
aarundell on July 25, 2006 at 7:43 am

The marathons sound like a great way to keep the CinemaWorld Theater alive and functioning. I would love to attend, but Southern Oregon is too far away.

Here are some categories that I might suggest. The public still finds great entertainment in the set of B/W Fred Astaire/Ginger Rogers films of the thirties. It is a sophisticated, if silly, set of films that feature outstanding dance numbers, all to original scores by the great composers: Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, Cole Porter, and others.

Astaire’s pairing with Eleanor Powell in MGM’s “Broadway Melody of 1940”, with a score by Cole Porter is probably his best – even THE best example of that genre ever made, especially the “Begin The Beguine” ten minute long dance filmed in long unbroken sequences.

Another category would be “Those Wonderful MGM Musicals”, featuring some of the big technicolor productions that were so lavish and fabulous on the big screen, including Ziegfeld Follies, Brigadoon, The Bandwagon, Yolanda And The Thief, The Pirate, Singin' In The Rain, Kiss Me Kate, Rose Marie, Three Little Words, Pagan Love Song, Seven Brides For Seven Brothers, I Love Melvin, Easter Parade, Les Girls, The Barkleys Of Broadway, Til The Clouds Roll By, Hit The Deck, Good News, Two Weeks With Love, The Great Caruso, Show Boat, Silk Stockings, Annie Get Your Gun, In The Good Old Summertime – and there are still more, all from that period of 40s, 50s, 60s, with Jumbo being the last of the biggies.

JodarMovieFan
JodarMovieFan on July 25, 2006 at 9:34 am

Other than the Mobster marathon, I don’t see any listing of upcoming ones.

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