Special Double Bill Event – Sunday, September 22, 2019

TFS kicks off its Season 72 Kingsway SPECIAL SCREENING EVENT on Sunday, September 22nd, 2019 with the mother of disaster films!

DOORS OPEN AT 1:15 PM – SHOWTIME IS AT 2:00 PM SHARP

The High and the Mighty (1930) 147 min. (Colour)
Directed by William A. Wellman, with John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Laraine Day, Robert Stack, Jan Sterling, Phil Harris


A commercial DC-4 airliner develops engine problems on a trans-Pacific flight from Hawaii to California. The pilot (Robert Stack) loses his nerve, so it’s up to the washed-up co-pilot (John Wayne) to bring the plane in safely. As he prepares for a crash landing, the passengers reassess their lives. This amazing film is the template for disaster movies, with Dimitri Tiomkin’s Oscar-winning score and a cast list that reads like a who’s who of 1950s film! Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see it on the big screen!

 

The Kingsway is located at 3030 Bloor Street West at the corner of Bloor Street West and Royal York Road.  It is accessible by subway and there is parking available in the neighbourhood.  There is a fully-licensed concession bar which also offers a fine selection of food as well as non-alcoholic beverages.

*THE KINGSWAY THEATRE ENFORCES STRICT RULES PROHIBITING ANY OUTSIDE FOOD, BEVERAGES, LARGE BAGS, OR BACKPACKS IN THE THEATRE. ALL SUCH ITEMS will have to be checked at the theatre’s coat check room, WITHOUT EXCEPTION. Purses are allowed.  

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