Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Tucson Winner of 2nd “Bring TCM To Your Hometown” Contest - free screening and more...


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Turner Classic movies will be coming to Tucson the weekend of Dec. 1, 2018 to present an exciting roster of events for TCM Backlot fan club members as well as the general public to celebrate our town's storied film history! Not the least of which is a Fox Tucson Theatre screening of Rio Bravo for the 60th anniversary of its filming here. Ben Mankiewicz (TCM host) and  the legendary Angie Dickinson will be attending for a special introduction.


TCM Announces Tucson As Winner of 2nd "Bring TCM To Your Hometown" Contest


Network to Host Free Screening of Rio Bravo with Legendary Actress Angie Dickinson in Attendance on Dec. 2
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Turner Classic Movies (TCM) today announced that after overwhelming response from fans, Tucson has been named the winner of the second Bring TCM to your Hometown contest. The contest received a record-breaking 162 entries from 118 cities across the U.S. and ran exclusively on the TCM Backlot website, which is the network's official fan club website. TCM will host a free screening of Rio Bravo at the historic Fox Tucson Theatre on Dec. 2 in celebration of the 60th anniversary of its filming in Tucson. Star of the film and iconic actress Angie Dickinson will join TCM Primetime Host Ben Mankiewicz for a special introduction and for a meet and greet with fans.
"The Bring TCM to your Hometown contest allows us to bring TCM fans together to enjoy with classic movies on the big screen while highlighting TCM as the ultimate movie lover destination," said Genevieve McGillicuddy, vice president of enterprises and strategic partnerships, TCM. "Angie Dickinson is a screen legend and we're honored to have the opportunity to bring her back to Tucson where she filmed Rio Bravo and hear from her about the making of this remarkable film."
Members of TCM's official fan club, TCM Backlot, can reserve their tickets today. Tickets will be available to the public for free on October 19 by visiting


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