‘An Affair to Remember’ returns to cinemas in time for Valentine’s Day
The yearlong TCM Big Screen Classics series continues in February with an unforgettable cinematic Valentine – An Affair to Remember, from 20th Century Fox. The tear-jerking romance starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2017 by returning to movie theaters for two days only, shown in its original aspect ratio.
An influential movie milestone that helped inspire the blockbuster Sleepless in Seattle, An Affair to Remember dazzles both the heart and the eyes with its widescreen cinematography, mid-century glamour, and a story of lovers who are destined to be together, despite their circumstances. Turner Classic Movies (TCM) host Ben Mankiewicz offers brand-new commentary both before and after the feature, which is a perfect way for movie lovers to celebrate the most romantic day of the year.
WHEN: Sunday, February 12, 2017; 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. (local time)
Wednesday, February 15, 2017; 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. (local time)
WHERE: Tickets for An Affair to Remember 60th Anniversary can be purchased online by visiting www.FathomEvents.com or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in nearly 700 select movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network (DBN). For a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
The perfect Valentine’s Day event for romantics and movie-lovers alike, this CinemaScope classic remains as much a tearjerker today as it was 60 years ago, when its misty-eyed tale was first released. Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr star as the two lovers who meet by chance on a trans-Atlantic voyage and fall in love despite their existing relationships. When they agree to meet six months later atop the Empire State Building, they cannot foresee the tragic circumstances that will test the limits of their devotion – and of the tear ducts of millions of moviegoers who have fallen in love with this swooning story of love, fate and circumstance.
In 2017, the “TCM Big Screen Classics” series features: Some Like It Hot (1959) from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM); The Godfather (1972) from Paramount Pictures; The Graduate (1967) from Rialto Pictures; Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967) from Sony Pictures Entertainment; An Affair to Remember (1957), All About Eve (1950) and The Princess Bride (1987) from Twentieth Century Fox; Smokey and the Bandit (1977), Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) and E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) from Universal Pictures; and Singin’ in the Rain (1952), North by Northwest (1959), Bonnie and Clyde (1967) and Casablanca (1942) from Warner Bros.
Each of these cinematic treasures will be digitally projected in its original aspect ratio at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. local time each day (Sundays and Wednesdays).