A November to Remember at Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre

posted by Alto on November 9, 2007 at 7:50 am

JERSEY CITY, NJ — If you thought October was a month full of classic movie excitement, then “You ain’t heard nothin' yet!”

The Loew’s Jersey Theatre proudly presents:

Starring the legendary Al Jolson

Saturday, November 10th, 7:30 p.m.

See the movie that changed Hollywood forever with the introduction of sound, in the only ANNIVERSARY-YEAR screening scheduled for the Greater New York City metropolitan area, and one of only a select few on the East Coast. Nationally, other notable anniversary screenings include one presented on October 5th by AMPAS in Beverly Hills, California. Friends of the Loew’s obtained a new, pristine-condition 35mm print from Warner Bros. for this special occasion.

This is truly a RARE opportunity to see this historic film on a BIG screen, in one of the first movie palaces built for “talking pictures”.

With commentary by guest speaker Ron Hutchinson of The Vitaphone Project.

This Jersey City Reporter article (10/27/2007) provides detailed information about this much-anticipated event. (Hudson Reporter online)

It is suggested that patrons arrive early, as large crowds are anticipated.


Friday, November 16th
8:00 p.m.: WHERE THE SIDEWALK ENDS (1950) [book signing 7:00-7:55 p.m.]

Saturday, November 17th
4:00 p.m.: ANGEL FACE (1952) [book signing 3:00-3:55 p.m.]
8:30 p.m.: LAURA (1944) [book signing 7:30-8:25 p.m.]

With film discussions and audience Q&A sessions led by guest speaker Foster Hirsch, film authority and professor at Brooklyn College. This film series coincides with the release of Dr. Hirsch’s latest book, “Otto Preminger: The Man Who Would Be King”.

Doors will open one hour prior to each show, to allow time for book signing sessions.

Loew’s Jersey Theatre is conveniently located at 54 Journal Square, across from the Journal Square Transportation Center (PATH trains, NJ Transit buses), and next to Square Ramp parking garage, located behind the theatre at the end of Magnolia Street (special “half-price parking” vouchers are available for patrons inside theatre, at ticket desk and display stands).

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