Join us for a champagne toast to the 40th anniversary of this beloved classic at the theatre where it originally premiered! There will be a signing in the lobby from 6:00-7:30pm with cast members Stella Stevens, Carol Lynley, Eric Shea, Pamela Sue Martin, & Ernie Orsatti (schedules permitting), who will then introduce the film.
Production designer William Creber and the widow of director Ronald Neame will also be in attendance.
Before the film, Brian Boskind will also present a visual presentation on the making of the film highlighting the Queen Mary as a filming location, full circle inspiration for the story, and key design elements for the sets.
Doors will open at 6 PM for the cast autograph signing and champagne. Presentation and cast introductory comments will begin at 7:30 PM and the film will begin at 8:00 PM.
A memorabilia display will include:
-Stella Stevens' gown from the film
-4-foot long Art Deco lighting fixture from the dining room set
-Behind-the-scenes displays, including Call Sheets from the shoot
-A visual guide to the location filming on the Queen Mary
-A photo display of the 1972 premiere at the Egyptian Theatre
All ticket buyers have a chance to win a copy of THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE on Blu-Ray to take home! Brush up on your trivia of the film to up your chances of winning.
Read the Susan King's L.A. Times article A return to 'The Poseidon Adventure'