Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and Comcast will present the classic film The Birds. Introduced by TCM host Ben Mankiewicz and Tippi Hedren, 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.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 @ 7:30pm
Music Box Theatre
3733 N. Southport Avenue
Chicago, IL 60613
Although the screening is free, tickets are required for entry. Free tickets may be obtained online at www.tcm.com/roadtohollywood, beginning Tuesday, March 13, 2012.
Members of the media who wish to cover TCM's Road to Hollywood screening should contact the following for information and media credentials:
Kathleen Sewall, Allied Integrated Marketing, 312-376-8553, firstname.lastname@example.org
Renee Luboyeski, Allied Integrated Marketing, 312-376-8557, email@example.com
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 OscarsÃ' 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 tcm.com/festival.