Senior Citizens Enjoy "The Classics" At National Amusements; Entertainment Giant the Only Exhibitor Showcasing Movies of Hollywood's Golden Age.
DEDHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 31, 1998--National Amusements, owner and operator of Showcase Cinemas, announced today that once again it will offer its popular Silver Screen Classics program at seventeen locations in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Michigan, Rhode Island Rhode Island, island, United States
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"The program showcases 'classic' films from the golden age of Hollywood," said Shari E. Redstone, Executive Vice President of National Amusements National Amusements, Inc. is a privately owned media and entertainment company based in Dedham, Massachusetts. The company was founded in 1936 as the Northeast Theatre Corporation by Michael Redstone. , Inc. "We're thrilled to bring back special performances of legendary films that our moviegoers want to see again on the big screen."
Participating National theatres offer seniors the opportunity to enjoy "classic" films from the `30s, `40s and `50s. This monthly program includes the film, and a free popcorn and soft drink.
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--August 3rd at Showcase Cinemas East Windsor - 171 Bridge St., East Windsor --August 4th at Showcase Cinemas W. Springfield 1-10 - 864 Riverdale St., West Springfield --August 5th at Showcase Cinemas East Hartford - 936 Silver Lane, East Hartford --August 6th at Showcase Cinemas Southington - 1821 Meriden Waterbury Rd., Southington
All Silver Screen Classics films begin at 10:00 a.m. through August 6th and will cost one dollar. In the fall, National will showcase Bell, Book & Candle starring James Stewart and Kim Novak. Moviegoers may call their local participating National theatre for a complete listing of Silver Screen Classics film offerings. Beginning August 31st through May 31st all Silver Screen Classics films will begin at 1:00 p.m.
National Amusements, Inc. is a family-owned corporation based in Dedham, Massachusetts. National owns and operates more than 1,200 motion picture screens in the United States, United Kingdom and Latin America, and is the parent company of Viacom, Inc., which includes MTV Networks, Simon & Schuster Simon & Schuster
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CONTACT: National Amusements, Inc. Laura Yellen, 781-461-1600 x227 email@example.com