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Published On: Wed, Jan 9th, 2019

‘The Wizard of Oz’ heads back to theaters for 80th anniversary

A spectacular yearlong journey into movie history begins in January when Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) present The Wizard of Oz in more than 500 movie theaters nationwide on January 27, 29 and 30, a three-day cinematic celebration of the iconic film’s 80th anniversary and the start of the yearlong TCM Big Screen Classics series.

Photo courtesy of Fathom Events

One of the most well-known and best-loved films in Hollywood history, The Wizard of Oz will be accompanied by fascinating insights from TCM Primetime host Ben Mankiewicz, both before and after the film, offering a memorable moviegoing experience for families and fans of all ages. Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr, Billie Burke, Margaret Hamilton, Charlie Grapewin, Clara Bandick and “The Munchkins” (and Toto, too!) star in what has been called “the most influential film of all time.”

Throughout 2019, the TCM Big Screen Classics series will see 14 unforgettable films return to movie theaters, including My Fair LadyThe Godfather Part IITo Kill a MockingbirdSteel Magnolias and Alien.
Event courtesy of Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Warner Bros. Showtimes will be on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. (local time), Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 7 p.m. (local time), and Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at  7 p.m. (local time).
Tickets for The Wizard of Oz can be purchased at www.FathomEvents.com or 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).

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