The Birds, Frankenstein & Bride of Frankenstein Restored for Theatres This September

Chris Savage

This is one event that you do not want to miss out on. In celebrating Universal’s 100th anniversary, the guys over at NCM Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies will be unleashing a slew of Universal’s classic films fully restored for theatres. Titles include Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds, Frankenstein and The Bride of Frankenstein among many others.

The films will begin being showcased this coming September 19th. For more information, please hit up their official website.

From the Press Release:

“NCM® Fathom Events, the alternative entertainment division of National CineMedia, is collaborating with Turner Classic Movies (TCM) to present a classic film series from Universal Pictures exclusively in select movie theaters nationwide beginning this fall, announced Shelly Maxwell, executive vice president of NCM Fathom Events.

Fathom Events and TCM will kick off the ongoing series with four newly restored titles commemorating Universal Pictures’ 100th anniversary:

“The Birds” – Wednesday, Sept. 19
“Frankenstein” & “The Bride of Frankenstein” (double feature) – Wednesday, Oct. 24
“To Kill a Mockingbird” – Thursday, Nov. 15

The series will be introduced on-screen by TCM host, film historian and author Robert Osborne. Osborne will take audiences behind the scenes for each of these American classics, with exclusive interviews conducted at this year’s TCM Classic Film Festival. “Fathom Events has experienced great success in bringing classic anniversary events to movie theaters around the country over the past several years,” said Maxwell. “This agreement with TCM enables us to offer audiences a chance to experience these four classics on the big screen once again.”The “TCM Classic Movies Series” will be presented using new digital cinema projection
systems in select movie theaters around the country. Tickets to the series will be
available beginning Friday, July 27. Visit www.FathomEvents.com to learn more.

“Through our alliance with Fathom Events, TCM is able to bring classic films to movie theaters across the country, introducing new generations to some of Hollywood’s great cinematic masterpieces,” said Dennis Adamovich, senior vice president of brand and digital activation, general manager of festivals for TCM, TBS and TNT. “This partnership also demonstrates how TCM is able to reach beyond the television screen and connect with our community of movie lovers no matter where they may be.”


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      1. Kyle Styres August 6, 2012 at 9:30 pm

        ULTRA LAME  how about real horror / sci-fi classics like Aliens. I never did get to see it at the theatre even when i had a chance. 

        • Frank Cirabisi Jr August 7, 2012 at 12:21 am

           You ARE kidding right? Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein ARE the real Horror classics. Without them there would be no Aliens

      2. MsGorefiend August 8, 2012 at 7:18 pm

        I can’t wait for this! Bride is one of my all-time favorites.