Cass Warner attends WFC Kickoff

posted by Michael Zoldessy on September 24, 2013 at 9:45 am

NEW CASTLE, PA — Cass Warner, granddaughter of the late Harry Warner, will visit the developing Warner Film Center in downtown New Castle and hold a press conference there Thursday, Sept. 26, at 11:00 a.m.

Ms. Warner, CEO of Warner Sisters, Inc., will help to inaugurate the Film Center’s historical and educational facility at the site of the Warner Brothers’ first theatre, the Cascade nickelodeon, at 18 South Mill Street. She will be greeted by cinema consultant, writer, film historian, and major contributor to the Warner project, Mr. Jack Oberleitner, in the front of a replica of the original theatre facade.

At this event, WFC will unveil its floor plan for the museum on this site and the mural in the entryway by local artist Ken Cole. Rita Dorsch, Community Development Trustee, will release details about the WFC’s first major fundraising campaign.

The WFC also plans soon to announce a gala event marking the beginning of their presence in the New Castle community.

Ms. Warner, CEO of Warner Sisters, Inc., is touring the area with stops in Warren and Youngstown. She has produced and appeared in films and authored The Brothers Warner, among other books. Harry Warner was one of the four brothers who founded the Warner Brothers empire.

Other guests expected are city and county officials, members of the Lawrence County Tourism Board, and Board members of the Warner Film Center.

For further interview details, contact:

Jerry Kern: 724.510.4226

Jack Oberleitner: 937.751.7669

Rita Dorsch: 724.944.7152

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