Academy Award Winning ‘LAWRENCE OF ARABIA’ Returns to Screens for Cinemark’s Classic Films Series
Fully Restored, Hollywood Classic to Play at Select Cinemark XD Auditoriums and Other Locations on Wednesday, March 20th
PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), one of the world’s largest motion picture exhibitors, is pleased to announce that the 1962 Academy Award Winner for Best Motion Picture, LAWRENCE OF ARABIA, will play at Cinemark’s Classics Series in over 120 Cinemark theatres across the country. Ranked # 7 on the 2007 American Film Institute’s 100 Greatest Movies of All Time, the film is scheduled to play on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, with two separate show times, 2pm and 7pm.
“Lawrence of Arabia is the quintessential big screen epic,” states James Meredith, Head of Marketing & Communications for Cinemark. “It’s adventurous, award-winning, and features memorable directing and acting performances. It will look spectacular in our Cinemark XD auditoriums at participating locations!”
Consistently rated as one of the finest films from director David Lean, this classic featured an indelible performance from Peter O’Toole as the lead character, T. E. Lawrence, as well as those from Sir Alec Guinness, Omar Sharif, and Anthony Quinn. In addition to winning the Best Picture Oscar, LAWRENCE OF ARABIA was also awarded Best Director honors for Lean, Best Original Score for Maurice Jarre, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Sound and Best Art and Set Decoration. It was nominated in three other categories including Best Actor for O’Toole and Best Supporting Actor for Sharif.
Cinemark takes pride in creating the best entertainment experience in the industry. In order to make movie-going as easy and enjoyable as possible, Cinemark focuses on offering more choices to their customers. For example, “Print at Home” ticketing available at www.cinemark.com makes it easy for patrons to purchase tickets in advance from the comfort of their home or office. Customers can bypass lines at the box office and go directly to a kiosk in the theatre lobby. Also, guests can download and purchase tickets through Cinemark’s mobile applications that are available for iPhone and Android phones. Finally, to stay connected, customers can sign up online to receive free, weekly showtime e-mailers that contain online coupons for discounts at the concession stand and other weekly special offers.
A full list of participating Cinemark Classic Series locations, advance ticket purchases and show time information can be found at www.cinemark.com.
About Cinemark Holdings, Inc.
Cinemark is a leading domestic and international motion picture exhibitor, operating 465 theatres with 5,240 screens in 39 U.S. states, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and 10 other Latin American countries as of December 31, 2012. For more information go to www.cinemark.com.
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