Wednesday, September 19, 2012

50 Years of Bond, James Bond!!!!

Dr. No Will Screen Monday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. at 50 AMC locations nationwide; Bond 50: The Complete 22 Film James Bond Collection Blu-ray set to be released Sept. 25

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the James Bond film franchise, AMC Theatres, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Park Circus are bringing the original James Bond film, DR. NO, to 50 theaters nationwide on Monday, September 24 at 7PM. Tickets for the event are just $7. SKYFALL, the latest installment of the Bond adventure, from Albert R. Broccoli’s EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment, hits theaters on November 9.

“Bond is an iconic character that has spanned 50 years and garnered generations of followers,” said Robert J. Lenihan, president of AMC Programming. “As the excitement for SKYFALL continues to build, we’re excited to bring the original story back for James Bond fans.”

Every guest will receive a Commemorative 50 Years of James Bond Print. In addition, each participating AMC location will give away one Bond 50 complete collection, which showcases all 22 classic films on Blu-ray for the first time ever in one cool, sleek collectible box-set - retail value of $299.99. The Blu-ray set is available in stores Sept. 25.

To purchase tickets and see the list of the 50 participating theatres, please visit

EON Productions Limited and Danjaq LLC are wholly owned and controlled by the Broccoli/Wilson family.   Danjaq is the US based company that co-owns, with MGM, the copyright in the existing James Bond films and controls the right to produce future James Bond films as well as all worldwide merchandising.   EON Productions, an affiliate of Danjaq, is the UK based production company which makes the James Bond films.   The 007 franchise is the longest running in film history with twenty-two films produced since 1962.  Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli succeeded Albert R ‘Cubby’ Broccoli and have produced some of the most successful Bond films ever including CASINO ROYALE and QUANTUM OF SOLACE. They are currently producing the 23rd film, SKYFALL.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (“MGM”) is a leading entertainment company focused on the production and distribution of films and television content globally.  The company owns one of the world’s deepest libraries of premium film and television programming.  In addition, MGM has ownership interests in domestic and international television channels, including MGM-branded channels. For more information, visit

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, LLC (TCFHE) is a recognized global industry leader and a subsidiary of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, a News Corporation company. Representing 75 years of innovative and award-winning filmmaking from Twentieth Century Fox, TCFHE is the worldwide marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox film and television programming, acquisitions and original productions on DVD, Blu-ray Disc Digital Copy, Video On Demand and Digital Download. The company also releases all products globally for MGM Home Entertainment. Each year TCFHE introduces hundreds of new and newly enhanced products, which it services to retail outlets from mass merchants and warehouse clubs to specialty stores and e-commerce throughout the world.

About Park Circus LLC
When it comes to classic, cult and back catalogue cinema, Park Circus is the first and last word. An impassioned and dynamic film sales and distribution company with years of experience helping audiences experience classic films back on the big screen throughout the world. Park Circus represents thousands of titles from several high profile studios and is a pioneer in making classic films available in Digital Cinema format.  Park Circus LLC represents a number of studios for the US domestic market, including Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios, ITV Studios, Miramax Films, Channel Four Television Corporation and Samuel Goldwyn Films.

About AMC Theatres
AMC Theatres® delivers distinctive and affordable movie-going experiences in 338 theatres with 4,865 screens. The company operates 22 of the 50 highest grossing theatres in the United States, including six of the top ten. AMC has propelled industry innovation and continues today by delivering premium sight and sound, enhanced food and beverage and diverse content.

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