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Sands Of Iwo Jima In Theatres For One-Day Only

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  1. Ronald Epstein

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    [​IMG] SANDS OF IWO JIMA IN THEATRES FOR ONE-DAY ONLY Select B&B theatres will show SANDS OF IWO JIMA in honor of Veterans Day CHICAGO, IL (Nov 3, 2014) – Newly remastered by Olive Films, SANDS OF IWO JIMA will play at select B&B Theatres this Veterans Day, Tues, Nov 11, 2014 at 4:00PM and 7:00PM as part of the B&B “Retro Night” series. Tickets cost $5 and are available at bbtheatres.com or at the box office.

    The SANDS OF IWO JIMA DVD/Blu-ray will also be available for purchase on Tues, Nov 11. Pre-order Blu-Ray at http://amzn.to/1lB0eGh; pre-order DVD at http://amzn.to/UXFEc4.

    Allan Dwan’s SANDS OF IWO JIMA recreates one of the most famous war photographs in U.S. history, "Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima," and is the quintessential WWII film – emotionally gripping, punctuated with intense battle scenes, all bound together by Wayne’s larger-than-life performance. John Wayne earned a 1949 Best Actor Academy Award® nomination for SANDS OF IWO JIMA in one of his most iconic roles, as the battle-hardened leader of a squad of recruits.

    SYNOPSIS
    Haunted by his personal demons, Marine Sgt. John Stryker (Wayne) is both hated and feared by his men, who see him as a cold-hearted sadist. But when their boots hit the beaches, they begin to understand the reason for Stryker’s rigid form of discipline, as he leads them into one of the most treacherous battles in the Pacific.

    ABOUT OLIVE FILMS
    Olive Films is a Chicago-based boutique theatrical and home entertainment distribution label dedicated to bringing independent, foreign, documentary, and classic films to life. Its catalog boasts over 500 titles ranging from Hollywood classics to contemporary titles. More information about Olive Films may be found at OliveFilms.com.
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    [background=rgb(255, 255, 0);]Participating B&B Theatres[/font]​
    -FLORIDA-
    B&B Towne Centre 6
    3855 Tamiami Trail East
    Naples, FL 34112
    -TEXAS-
    B&B Wylie 12
    711 Woodbridge Pkwy
    Wylie, TX 75098
    -OKLAHOMA-
    B&B Claremore Cinema 8
    1407 W. Country Club Road
    Claremore, OK 74017

    B&B Windsor 10
    4623 A NW 23Rd Street
    Oklahoma City, OK 73127
    -MISSOURI-
    B&B Fulton Cinema 8
    521 Commons Drive
    Fulton, MO 65251

    B&B Harrisonville Cineplex
    2727 Cantrell Road
    Harrisonville, MO 64701

    B&B Liberty Cinema 12
    2101 West Kansas
    Liberty, MO 64068

    B&B Marketplace 8
    1131 North East McQuerry
    Grain Valley, MO 64029

    B&B Ozark/Nixa 12
    620 North 25th St.
    Ozark, MO 65721

    B&B Waynesville Patriot 12
    1200 GW Lane S
    Waynesville, MO 65583

    B&B Wildwood 10
    16820 Main Street
    Wildwood, MO 63040 [​IMG] B&B Theatres has been family owned and operated since 1924 when Elmer Bills Sr. opened a movie house in Salisbury, MO. The future Mrs. Bills played the piano for silent movies. During the company’s 90 years, and four generations of family involvement, it has seen the coming of sound, color, Technicolor, stadium seating, multiplexes, and digital cinema. B&B Theatres is now the 9th largest theatre chain in America and has 50 locations with over 400 digital screens across eight states.
     
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    Well, I'm screwed as none of those theaters are in my neck of the woods so the BD on November 11th will have to do. A great film with one of Wayne's best acting performances.
     
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    The B&B Theater in Texas is very close, but their idea of a giant screen is 50-feet wide. One nice feature in this auditorium is a balcony with recliners and food/drink service with an open bar.
     

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