Thursday, December 2, 2010

See Scrooge this Sunday at the Million Dollar Theatre

Scrooge poster courtesy of

Jessica at the Los Angeles Conservancy asked me to remind you about this Sunday's matinee of Scrooge (1970) at the very historic Million Dollar Theatre downtown. I know everyone's weekends get a little crunched this time of year, but if you can spare the two hours and ten bucks, I bet you won't regret spending the afternoon in this 82-year-old theatre. Here's the Conservancy's press release:

L.A. Conservancy Holiday Matinee

Scrooge (1970)

Sunday, December 5; 2 p.m.

Million Dollar Theatre (1918)

307 S. Broadway, Downtown Los Angeles

$10 adults; $5 kids 12 and under (free candy canes!)

Tickets available here.

Kick off the holiday season with the Los Angeles Conservancy’s fifth annual holiday film matinee, featuring the joyous musical Scrooge (1970). Albert Finney and Alec Guinness star in this delightful version of A Christmas Carol filled with song, dance, and holiday cheer (not to mention ghosts, Tiny Tim, and Victorian London).

See the film in its colorful, big-screen splendor at the historic Million Dollar Theatre (1918), one of L.A.’s most historic movie palaces. Constructed as Sid Grauman’s first venue in Los Angeles, the Million Dollar was one of the largest and most ornate theatres built at the time specifically to show movies.

Million Dollar Theatre
Million Dollar Theatre photo courtesy of the Los Angeles Public Library

Make an afternoon of it! Bring your friends and family downtown for an afternoon of holiday shopping and dining. Show your Scrooge ticket for 10 percent off at the iconic Clifton's Brookdale Cafeteria on Broadway, a downtown classic since 1935!

For details and tickets, please visit here.

Happy Holidays from the Los Angeles Conservancy!


Glennis said...

What a great suggestion!! The Million Dollar is a fantastic theatre, even the exterior is worth spending a lot of time examining.

People can stop off at the market and grab something to eat, too.

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