Friday, February 5, 2010
Plaza Theatre's 70th Oz-iversary!
The Plaza Theatre in Atlanta, GA. just celebrated its 70th Anniversary Gala. It is Atlanta's only independent cinema, and recently became a non-profit establishment. This special event was hosted by Robert Osborne from Turner Classic Movies, Karl Slover who was one of the original Munchkins, and the cast of Blast Off Burlesque masqueraded as characters of from the Wizard Of Oz movie.The Plaza also had several screenings of the 1939 film, along with other films from its first year, including Gone With The Wind and Gulliver's Travels. In honor of the Plaza's 70 years, the local Alcove Gallery now has a special Flying Monkey t-shirt by H.C. Warner for sale.