Thursday, April 8
This special screening and film discussion is hosted by Turner Classic Movies (TCM). TCM is taking its love of great movies to five cities nationwide with the Road to Hollywood tour, a slate of special free screenings building up to the launch of the first-ever TCM Classic Film Festival.
On April 8th at the Avalon, Ben Mankiewicz (TCM weekend daytime host) and producer George Stevens Jr. (founding director of the American Film Institute and co-producer of the Kennedy Center Honors) will introduce THE MORE THE MERRIER (1943), a highly entertaining film directed by Stevens father. Jean Arthur and Joel McCrea star as a pair forced to share a D.C. apartment during a wartime housing shortage. Charles Coburn won an Oscar for his deliciously comic performance. This is a unique opportunity to see a classic on the big screen and hear directly from experts Ben and George on the making of the movie.
Download your tickets directly at TCM.com. Seating is limited the day of the screening, first come first serve.