Monday September 17, 8:45 pm Eastern Time
Press ReleaseSOURCE: Warner Home Video
ADVISORY/Greatest Movie of All Time Has World Premiere -- Again! 1941 World Premiere of ``Citizen Kane'' to Be Re-created at the El Capitan Theatre
On Thursday, Sept. 20, Famous Faces From Past and Present Will Arrive at Special Event in Period Cars at Event Dressed in Forties Style WHO: Celebrity look-alikes Bette Davis ("Dark Victory"), James Stewart ("Philadelphia Story"), Humphrey Bogart ("Maltese Falcon") and Joan Crawford ("Rain"), and real-life celebrities Robert Wise (Oscar-winning director who edited "Citizen Kane"), Peter Bogdanovich (director and Welles biographer), Roger Ebert (movie critic and "Citizen Kane" commentator), Debbie Allen ("Fame"), Elliott Gould ("M*A*S*H"), Dennis Hopper ("Apocalypse Now"), Stacy Keach ("Titus"), John Landis ("The Blues Brothers"), Jack Klugman ("The Odd Couple"), Donna Mills ("Knots Landing"), Alan Thicke ("Growing Pains"), Bruce Davison ("crazy/beautiful"), Samaire Armstrong ("Not Another Teen Movie"), Shaune Bagwell ("October 22"), Joseph Cacia ("Spyder Games"), Jennifer Gareis ("Boat Trip") and Nectar Rose ("Spyder Games"). WHAT: Warner Home Video and the AFI will celebrate the DVD debut of "Citizen Kane," Orson Welles' classic motion picture, by re-creating the film's actual premiere at the El Capitan Theatre just as it took place 60 years ago on May 9, 1941. Stars from the past and present will arrive in antique cars at the theater and walk the red carpet under a replica of the original marquee. The themed party will be decorated with all the '40s glitz and glamour to re-create the premiere event at the place where it all began. WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 20 5:45 p.m. arrivals for 6 p.m. reception 7:30 p.m. screening WHERE: El Capitan Theatre & Entertainment Center 6838 Hollywood Blvd. South side of Hollywood Boulevard, just west of Highland Ave. About "Citizen Kane" & the DVD Release Long regarded as the greatest movie of all time, "Citizen Kane" has been breathtakingly restored in a 60th Anniversary Double Disc Edition packed with extras, including the Oscar-nominated documentary "The Battle Over Citizen Kane," chronicling Welles' fight with publishing czar William Randolph Hearst. The DVD debuts nationwide on Sept. 25. Heralded as the No. 1 movie of all time on "AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies" list, this classic's DVD will feature a breathtakingly restored picture and audio and digitally remastered video from the highest-quality surviving elements, along with a variety of extras. Starring, produced, directed and co-written by Welles, "Citizen Kane" was nominated for nine Academy Awards(R), winning the Oscar(R) for Best Screenplay.
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