A double feature of Boris Karloff horror films is many theatres on Saturday, October 1, 2022.
The Mummy (1932) & The Bride of Frankenstein (1935), both starring horror icon Boris Karloff, are being brought to theatres for one day only by Fathom Events. Fathom Events brings classic films to theatres about once a month. You can get tickets or read more at:
The Mummy stars Boris Karloff in a legendary performance as the Egyptian, Imhotep, who is accidentally revived by a team of archaeologists after 3,700 years. Alive again, he sets out on an obsessive and deadly quest to find his lost love. Featuring groundbreaking makeup by Jack Pierce and artful direction by Karl Freud.
In one of the most popular horror films of all time, The Bride of Frankenstein, Boris Karloff reprises his role as the silver screen’s most misunderstood monster who now longs for a mate. Continuing exactly where the original left off, the critically acclaimed sequel introduces Dr. Pretorius (Ernest Thesiger) as a deranged scientist who forces Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive) to help him create a companion for the monster. Once again directed by James Whale and adapted from Mary Shelley’s classic novel, the sequel features outstanding makeup and special effects, instantly making the Bride of Frankenstein (Elsa Lanchester) one of the most recognizable monsters of all time. Below is a preview.
More Classic Films Coming to Theatres
About once a month, Fathom Events sponsors theatrical showings of classic movies.
Each film is presented with pristine digital projection, movie-theater-quality sound, and in its original aspect ratio, as they were intended by the filmmakers. Some films are co-sponsored by Turner Classic Movies. The TCM Big Screen Classics series is further enhanced with pre- and post-feature insights presented by popular TCM hosts, including TCM Primetime host Ben Mankiewicz.
Here is the complete 2022 schedule for the Fathom Events classic film series.
- Casablanca 80th Anniversary, Sunday, January 23, and Wednesday, January 26, 2022. Academy Award winners Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman light up the screen in one of the most enduring romances in movie history — Casablanca.
Lady Sings the Blues 50th Anniversary. Sunday, February 20 and Wednesday, February 23, 2022. Celebrating 50 years, Lady Sings the Blues celebrates the essence of Billie Holiday, one of America’s most loved and memorable blues singers, and was captured brilliantly in a tour-de-force debut performance by singer Diana Ross.
The Quiet Man 70th Anniversary. Sunday, March 13 and Thursday, March 17, 2022. Celebrating 70 years, John Ford’s The Quiet Man is simply one of the greatest love stories ever told. John Wayne is retired boxer Sean Thornton who makes a pilgrimage to his home village in Ireland in order to claim his family’s estate. He meets his match in the spirited young Mary Kate Danaher (Maureen O’Hara) only to find himself confronted by her belligerent brother and the town’s strict customs. This 70th anniversary event includes exclusive insights from Turner Classic Movies.
Singin’ in the Rain 70th Anniversary. Sunday, April 10 and Wednesday, April 13, 2022. Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O’Connor star in one of the greatest musicals ever filmed. Set during the advent of “talkies,” this film’s classic song-and-dance numbers celebrate the beginning of movie musicals. This 70th anniversary event includes exclusive insights from Turner Classic Movies.
Smokey and the Bandit 45th Anniversary. Sunday, May 29, Wednesday, June 1 and Thursday, June 2, 2022. Starring Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason, Sally Field and Jerry Reed, Smokey and the Bandit delivers outrageous laughs in one of the biggest box-office hits of all time. Bandit (Reynolds), a fun-loving, fast-talking trucker, takes on his craziest haul yet—delivering 400 cases of beer from Texarkana to Atlanta in just 28 hours.
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane 60th Anniversary. Sunday, June 12 and Wednesday, June 15, 2022. Bette Davis and Joan Crawford star as two aging sisters–both former celebrities–bound together in a psychopathic relationship by their mutual dependency, jealousy and hatred in this classic, shocking thriller. This 60th anniversary event includes exclusive insights from Turner Classic Movies.
The Fifth Element 25th Anniversary. Sunday, June 26 and Wednesday, June 29, 2022. From its opening scenes in 1914 Egypt to its towering views of 23rd Century New York City, and its mind-expanding journey to the faraway world of Fhloston Paradise, “The Fifth Element” follows cab driver Korben Dallas (Bruce Willis) as he discovers that the fate of the world is contained within the mysterious Leeloo (Milla Jovovich), who literally drops from the sky and into his life. To save humanity, he must protect her from the evil industrialist Zorg (Gary Oldman), who is embroiled in an intergalactic war between the Mondoshawans and the Mangalores.
Men in Black 25th Anniversary. Sunday, July 3 and Monday, July 4. Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith star in this blockbuster as the Men in Black, regulators of all things alien on Earth.
The Thing 40th Anniversary. Sunday, June 19, Wednesday, June 22, 2022 and Wednesday, July 6, 2022. Director John Carpenter (Halloween) teams Kurt Russell’s outstanding performance with incredible visual effects to create a chilling version of the classic The Thing. Set in the winter of 1982 at a research station in Antarctica, a twelve-man research team finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has remained buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Soon it is unfrozen and unleashed, creating havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them. This special event will also feature the Terror Takes Shape documentary.
Transformers 15th Anniversary. Sunday, July 10 and Thursday, July 14, 2022. From director Michael Bay and executive producer Steven Spielberg comes the thrilling blockbuster battle between the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons.
Cabaret 50th Anniversary. Sunday, July 17 and Wednesday, July 20, 2022. Berlin, 1931. As Nazism rises in Germany, flamboyant American Sally Bowles (Liza Minnelli) sings in a decadent nightclub and falls in love with a British language teacher (Michael York) — whom she shares with a homosexual German baron.
- Dirty Dancing 35th Anniversary. Sunday, August 14 and Wednesday, August 17, 2022. Thirty-five years after audiences were first introduced to Johnny (Patrick Swayze) and Baby (Jennifer Grey), Dirty Dancing remains a cultural icon. Loved by generations of fans, this cinematic treasure has inspired multiple films, a stage version, and reality dance competitions watched around the world. On the film’s 35th anniversary, celebrate the magic of Dirty Dancing and its timeless themes of love, family, class, and perseverance all over again. Includes behind the scenes featurette and Jennifer Grey inteview.
- Dr. No 60th Anniversary. Sunday, August 21, 2022. In his explosive film debut, Ian Fleming’s immortal action hero blazes through one of his most spectacular adventures. Bond’s (Sean Connery) mission takes him to Jamaica, where mysterious energy waves are interfering with U.S. missile launches.
As he unravels the truth, Bond must fight deadly assassins and sexy femme fatales as he searches for the headquarters of the sinister Dr. No, who is implementing an evil plan of world domination. Jack Lord and Ursula Andress also star.
This special showing includes “Being James Bond,” where Daniel Craig candidly reflects on his fifteen-year tenure as James Bond. Includes never-before-seen archival footage spanning from ‘Casino Royale’ (2006) to ‘No Time to Die’ (2021).
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan 40th Anniversary. Sunday, September 4, Monday, September 5, and Thursday, September 8, 2022. One of the most celebrated and essential adventures from the STAR TREK universe, STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN celebrates 40 years with the director’s cut on the big screen.
On routine training maneuvers, Admiral James T. Kirk seems resigned that this may be the last space mission of his career. But an adversary from the past has returned with a vengeance. Aided by his exiled band of genetic supermen, Khan (Ricardo Montalban)—brilliant renegade of 20th century Earth—has raided Space Station Regula One, stolen the top-secret device called Project Genesis, wrested control of another Federation starship, and now schemes to set a most deadly trap for his old enemy Kirk… with the threat of a universal Armageddon.
This special 40th anniversary event includes exclusive insight from Turner Classic Movies.
Poltergeist 40th Anniversary. Sunday, Monday and Wednesday, September 25, 26 and 28, 2022.
A typical family in a quiet California suburb faces a frightening ordeal when their home is invaded by malevolent spirits. Late one night, 10-year-old Carol Anne Freeling (Heather O’Rourke) hears a voice coming from inside the television set. At first, the spirits in theFreelings’ home seem like playful children – but then they turn angry. When Carol Anne is pulled from this world into another by the poltergeists, Steve (Craig T. Nelson) and Diane Freeling (JoBeth Williams) turn to an exorcist (Zelda Rubinstein) to save Carol Anne.
This horror classic from directorTobe Hooper (Texas Chainsaw Massacre films) and producer and screenwriter Steven Spielberg was nominated for three Academy Awards and was the highest grossing horror film of 1982.
- The Mummy (1932) & The Bride of Frankenstein (1935) Double Feature. Saturday, October 1, 2022.
The Mummy features horror icon Boris Karloff in a legendary performance as the Egyptian, Imhotep, who is accidentally revived by a team of archaeologists after 3,700 years. In one of the most popular horror films of all time, The Bride of Frankenstein, Boris Karloff reprises his role as the silver screen’s most misunderstood monster who now longs for a mate.
In the Heat of the Night 55th Anniversary. Sunday, October 16 and Wednesday, October 19, 2022. While traveling in the Deep South, Virgil Tibbs (Sidney Poitier), a black Philadelphian homicide detective, becomes unwittingly embroiled in the murder investigation of a prominent businessman.
- Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) & Phantom of the Opera (1943) Double Feature. Saturday, October 29, 2022.
Perfectly blending Universal’s classic monster heritage with the science-fiction explosion of the 1950s, Creature from the Black Lagoon tells the mythical story of a dangerous half-human, half-fish creature lurking in the depths of the Amazon. After discovering a unique prehistoric claw fossil on an expedition deep in the jungle, scientists investigate its origins which lead them directly to a mysterious creature. Led by ichthyologist David Reed (Richard Carlson), the men try to capture the monster who has become obsessed with David’s assistant, Kay (Julia Adams). Originally released in 3D, this thrilling adventure inspired sequels, TV series and more that continue to strengthen the monster’s legacy to this day.
One of the most popular stories of all time, Gaston Leroux’s Phantom of the Opera is the legendary horror tale starring Claude Rains as the masked phantom of the Paris Opera House. Following a tragic accident that leaves him disfigured, crazed composer Erique Claudin transforms into a masked phantom who schemes to make beautiful young soprano Christine Dubois (Susanna Foster) the star of the opera and wreak revenge on those who stole his music. A heroic baritone (Nelson Eddy) tries to win the affections of Christine as he tracks down the disfigured “monster” who has begun murdering those who resist his mad demands. Inspired by the original 1925 silent version, this lavish Technicolor production remains one of the most unforgettable adaptations ever to be filmed.
To Kill A Mockingbird 60th Anniversary. Sunday, November 13 and Wednesday, November 16, 2022. Experience one of the most significant milestones in film history like never before with To Kill a Mockingbird. Gregory Peck stars as courageous Southern lawyer Atticus Finch – the Academy Award®-winning performance hailed by the American Film Institute as the Greatest Movie Hero of All Time.
It’s a Wonderful Life. Sunday, December 13 and Wednesday, December 21, 2022. Embraced as a cherished holiday tradition by families around the world, Frank Capra’s heart-warming masterpiece now celebrates 75 years with this big-screen event!
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