Free TCM Screening of ‘North by Northwest’ at Music Box Theatre in Chicago

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CHICAGO – Turner Classic Movies will present a free screening of “North by Northwest” at the Music Box Theatre on Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 7:30pm with TCM’s Robert Osborne and Oscar-winning star Eva Marie Saint.

TCM is starting a “Road to Hollywood” tour that will lead up to the launch of the first-ever TCM Classic Film Festival and Chicago has been chosen for one of the coolest stops on the tour with a presentation of the great “North by Northwest,” starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Leo G. Carroll, and Martin Landau.

North by Northwest.
North by Northwest
Photo credit: Warner Brothers Home Video

The offical press release for the event is copied below and followed by where to go to get your tickets:

WHAT: Robert Osborne will by joined by Oscar and Emmy winner Eva Marie Saint (On the Waterfront) in Chicago for a presentation of North by Northwest (1959), of one of Alfred Hitchcock’s biggest and most enduring hits. Cary Grant plays an everyman mistaken as a double agent and chased across the country by people on both sides of the law. Saint plays the woman unwittingly roped into helping him. James Mason, Leo G. Carroll and Martin Landau co-star.

WHERE: Music Box Theatre
3733 North Southport Avenue
Chicago, IL 60613-3718

WHEN: Tuesday, March 30, 7:30 p.m.

WHY: Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is taking its love of great movies to five cities nationwide with the Road to Hollywood tour, a slate of special free screenings building up to the launch of the first-ever TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood April 22-25. The network is inviting fans from around the country to join this new festival and share their passion for great movies. This landmark celebration of the history of Hollywood and its movies will be presented in a way that only TCM can, with major events, celebrity appearances, panel discussions and more. The four-day festival will also provide movie fans a rare opportunity to experience some of cinema’s greatest works as they were meant to be seen – on the big screen. Festival passes and additional information are available here.

For tickets to the screening of “North by Northwest,” click here

StarRead our interview with star Martin Landau from the Chicago International Film Festival.
StarRead our review of the “North by Northwest” Blu-ray. content director Brian Tallerico

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