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Digiplex Digital Cinemas in Cranford and Westfield N.J., and Bloomfield, Conn.,
Host Turner Classic Movies Casablanca70th Anniversary Event, Mar. 21
WESTFIELD, N.J. (March 6, 2012) –Digiplex Destinations, a new and innovative chain of digital cinema theaters, has announced the “Casablanca 70th Anniversary Event.” The one-time-only two-hour showing is designed for fans of the classic 1942 Humphrey Bogart-Ingrid Bergman film and takes place on Wednesday, Mar. 21 at 7 p.m., at Digiplex theaters in New Jersey and Connecticut.
The presentation will begin with Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne taking audiences behind the scenes of this epic love story in a special original production showcasing stories from those who were on the set, as well as those who simply admire the film. This beautiful and timeless classic will then be shown on the silver screen, with full digital projection and sound. Tickets are $12.50.
Casablancais a classic tale of unrequited love and is a project that defined the “golden age” of Hollywood and allowed audiences to fall in love with cinema all over again. This event will be the only opportunity to see this stunning digital presentation grace the silver screen.
Description: Ingrid Bergman as Ilsa Lund Laszlo and Humphrey Bogart as Rick Blaine
“Casablanca" s one of the most important movies ever made by Hollywood,” said A. Dale “Bud” Mayo, Digiplex Destinations chairman/CEO. “When we project it digitally on the big screen, our customers will enjoy it as it was meant to be seen, although with much better sound and a better picture than our parents or grandparents could have ever imagined.
“For Digiplex, uniting classic movies with high definition digital projection and sound was the beginning of a beautiful romance.”
The Digiplex Cranford Theater is located at 25 North Avenue, Cranford, the Digiplex Rialto Theater is in Westfield, N.J. (250 East Broad Street), and the Digiplex Bloomfield 8 Theater is located at 863 Park Avenue (Wintonbury Mall), Bloomfield, Conn. For more information: www.digiplexdest.com
(Photo courtesy of Casablanca © 1942 Turner Entertainment Co. All Rights Reserved. Courtesy of Warner Home Video)
Editor’s note: For a high resolution production still from Casablanca, contact Jamie Gribbon, 203 655 1600 , Jamie@blumenfeldpr.com
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About Digital Cinema Destinations Corporation
Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Westfield, N.J., Digital Cinema Destinations
Corporation is dedicated to transforming movie theaters it operates into interactive
entertainment centers. Operating under the brand name, “Digiplex Destinations,” DCDC
will provide consumers with uniquely satisfying experiences, combining the full promise
of digital technology with engaging, dynamic content that far transcends traditional
cinematic fare. DCDC customers will enjoy live sports events, concerts, conferences,
operas, videogames, auctions, fashion shows and, on an ongoing basis, the very best of
first-run movies. DCDC is a privately held corporation. For more information, visit www.digiplexdest.com.