THS Exclusive Preview: Going Attractions (6/28/17)

posted by ThrHistoricalSociety on June 23, 2017 at 12:50 pm

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Theatre Historical Society of America invites you to an exclusive preview of “Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the Movie Palace” on Wednesday, June 28th at the historic Million Dollar Theater in Downtown, Los Angeles.

This fundraiser event and sneak peek film screening and reception will honor those who have worked to restore LA’s historic theatres.

Beginning at 7pm, guests will enjoy a documentary exploring the beauty and history of historic movie palaces and a Q&A with the filmmakers following the screening. Concessions will be available.

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS TO THIS EVENT

This special sneak peek is open to the public for $25 admission, and is included in THS' Full Conclave Registration. For more Conclave info visit here.

For more details on the film, please visit www.GoingAttractions.com/films

INTERVIEWS IN THE FILM INCLUDE:

  1. Leonard Maltin: (film critic and historian) Interviewed in the United Artists flagship theatre (Ace Hotel) in Los Angeles
  2. Rosie Novellino-Mearns: (led the Showpeople’s Committee to save Radio City Music Hall in the 70’s) Interviewed in the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles
  3. Ross Melnick (PhD in media and entertainment, media historian UCLA) Interviewed in the Saban (former Fox Wilshire) Theatre in Los Angeles
  4. Escott O. Norton: (Los Angeles Historic Theatre Foundation) Interviewed in the Rialto Theatre in South Pasadena (as seen in “La La Land”)
  5. Richard Fosbrink: (Executive director of the Theatre Historical Society) Interviewed in the Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago
  6. Jerald Gary (30 year old owner of south side Chicago theatre) Interviewed in his Avalon New Regal Theatre in Chicago
  7. Matt Lambros: (New York photographer of abandoned theatres) Interviewed in the Loews ‘Wonder Theatre’ in Jersey City
  8. Barbara Twist: (managing director of the Art House Convergence) Interviewed in Quentin Tarantino’s New Beverly Theatre in Los Angeles
  9. Craig Morrison: (President of the Theatre Historical Society Board of Directors) Interviewed in the Music Box Theatre in Chicago
  10. Jerry Michelson: (owner of the Uptown Theatre in Chicago; awaiting restoration) Interviewed in the magnificent Uptown in Chicago
  11. Dave Strohmaier: (film historian and director of Cinerama Adventure documentary)

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Comments (6)

Mikeoaklandpark
Mikeoaklandpark on June 26, 2017 at 6:36 pm

Wow I knew nothing about this documentary. I just put it in my Amazon que

Mikeoaklandpark
Mikeoaklandpark on June 28, 2017 at 6:12 pm

The one on Amazon is on Drive In theate4r5s it was great

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Trolleyguy on June 29, 2017 at 6:09 am

Watched this last night on Amazon Prime. Really goes into the social impact of drive-ins on American culture.

Mikeoaklandpark
Mikeoaklandpark on June 29, 2017 at 1:05 pm

It was great. I can’t wait for the above one to come out

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