Academy Award Winning ‘CASABLANCA’ Returns to Screens for Cinemark’s Classic Films Series on Wednesday, April 3, 2013
PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK ) , one of the world’s largest motion picture exhibitors, is pleased to announce that the 1942 Academy Award Winner for Best Motion Picture, CASABLANCA will play at Cinemark’s Classic Series in over 120 Cinemark theatres across the country. Ranked #3 on the 2007 American Film Institute’s 100 Greatest Movies of All Time, the film is scheduled to play on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at two separate show times, 2 pm and 7 pm.
“Our Cinemark Classic Series continues to engage customers with favorites like CASABLANCA,” states James Meredith, Head of Marketing & Communications for Cinemark. “Bogart and Bergman, a moving love story, World War 2 espionage, and a great song in ‘As Time Goes By’; no wonder it’s considered one of the greatest American movies ever made.”
Winner of the 1942 Best Picture Academy Award, CASABLANCA, won additional Oscars for Best Director (Michael Curtiz) and Best Screenplay (Philip and Julius Epstein and Howard Koch). In addition; the film received the following Academy Award nominations: Humphrey Bogart, Best Actor; Claude Rains, Best Supporting Actor; Arthur Edeson, Cinematography; Owen Marks, Film Editing; Max Steiner, Musical Score.
Individual tickets or a specially priced bundled package for Cinemark’s Classic Series are now available at www.cinemark.com or at the participating theatre box office. For a full list of participating Cinemark locations, advance ticket purchases and show time information go to the Cinemark web site.
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.
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.
Cinemark Holdings, Inc.
James Meredith, 972-665-1060
VP, Head of Marketing & Communications
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