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Martin Brooks
Jedi Master Film Handler

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From: Forest Hills, NY, USA
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 - posted 01-26-2006 05:53 PM      Profile for Martin Brooks   Author's Homepage   Email Martin Brooks   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
The Ziegfeld Theatre (last large single-screen in Manhattan) is starting a classic film series:
Feb 3 -9: The Godfather, The Godfather II, Chinatown
Feb 10-16: West Side Story, Chicago, My Fair Lady
Feb 17-23: Epic week
Feb 24- Mar 2: Lord of the Rings week
March 3 - 9: Indiana Jones week.

No word on whether any of these will be 70mm prints or if 35mm, whether they are new or recent prints.

Anyone know?

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Bill Gabel
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It looks like all 35mm prints. New or used who knows yet. It does look like any 70MM on this series.

Epic week is: Ben-Hur, Gladiator and Braveheart

All seat $7.50

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Bob Maar
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Looks Good, Think I will catch a few.

West Side Story is a definate must.

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Bobby Henderson
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 - posted 01-26-2006 07:23 PM      Profile for Bobby Henderson   Email Bobby Henderson   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
No 70mm? That's a shame. I watched a lot of movies in 70mm there.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade has a fairly stout 6-track Dolby SR mag mix. Of course it's another matter to find a print that is still in good shape nearly 17 years after its release.

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Tom Doyle
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The entire schedule is online at:

http://clearviewcinemas.com/ziegfeld-classics/index.html

I'll certainly come down for a few shows. I hope that if they get a good turnout they will plan another one, and include some 70mm features.

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