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Alabama Theatre’s ‘Holiday Film Series’ kicks off tonight

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Classics, cartoons, musicals and miracles will fill the screen of the Alabama Theatre for 9 days. Tonight marks the start of the venue’s annual “Holiday Film Series.”

As a bonus, each screening starts off with a Christmas carol sing-along with the Mighty Wurlitzer organ.

Tickets are $7, $6 for senior citizens and children 11 and younger.

The lineup:

  • Tonight, 7 p.m.: “A Christmas Story”
  • Tuesday-Wednesday, 7 p.m.: “It’s a Wonderful Life”
  • Thursday-Friday, 7 p.m.: “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”
  • Saturday, 2 p.m.: Children’s triple feature
    • “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”
    • “Frosty the Snowman”
    • “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”
  • Saturday, 7 p.m., and Sunday, 2 p.m.: “White Christmas”
  • Dec. 21, 7 p.m.: “Meet Me in St. Louis”
  • Dec. 22, 7 p.m.: “Miracle on 34th Street” (1947)

Plus, a few video previews to whet your appetite …

Video: A triple dog dare from “A Christmas Story”

Video: “You want the moon? … I’ll throw a lasso around it
and pull it down.” From “It’s a Wonderful Life.”

Video: Squirrel!!! from “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”

Video: “We’re a Couple of Misfits”
from “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”

Video: Original trailer from “Miracle on 34th Street”

4 Yips for “Alabama Theatre’s ‘Holiday Film Series’ kicks off tonight”

  1. Tweets that mention Wade on Birmingham » Alabama Theatre’s ‘Holiday Film Series’ kicks off tonight -- Topsy.com
    Monday, December 14, 2009, 11:04 am
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    [...] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Wade Kwon and Tonya Formby, Mike. Mike said: 6 movies, 3 cartoons, 9 days: It's the Alabama Theatre's Holiday Film Series starting tonight! http://bit.ly/xmas-movies (via @WadeOnTweets) [...]

  2. Ginger
    Monday, December 14, 2009, 11:42 am
    2

    I had a post built for this, too, but I linked to yours from mine to showcase your video clips. ;)

  3. uberVU - social comments
    Monday, December 14, 2009, 1:48 pm
    3

    Social comments and analytics for this post…

    This post was mentioned on Twitter by WadeOnTweets: 6 movies, 3 cartoons, 9 days: It’s the Alabama Theatre’s Holiday Film Series starting tonight! http://bit.ly/xmas-movies

  4. Wade
    Monday, December 14, 2009, 6:10 pm
    4

    Thanks, Ginger. Great minds and all that.

    Check out Ginger’s post for more times on when you can buy tickets. And see her blog for more film events in and around Birmingham.

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