on Sep 21, 2023 9:00 PM
Each Film in the Fathom’s Big Screen Classics Series Includes an Exclusive Introduction by Film Critic & Historian Leonard Maltin, Examining the Enduring Legacy of the Legendary Hitchcock Hit
WHAT: Fear takes flight again this October, as Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds” soars back into theaters for its 60th Anniversary. The legendary thriller airs as part of Fathom Events’ Big Screen Classics and Fright Fest lineups, with screenings on Sunday, October 22 at 1pm and 7pm local time, and Monday, October 23 at 7pm local time.
Hopeful to catch the eye of handsome lawyer Mitch Brenner (Rod Taylor), young socialite Melanie Daniels’ (Tippi Hedren) takes a spontaneous trip to Bodega Bay to surprise the potential beau. Her pleasant getaway soon becomes an avian nightmare of epic proportions, however, when flocks of feral birds unleash caged fury on the town and its residents. “The Birds” is inspired by the classic short story by Daphne Du Maurier, and also stars Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette, and Veronica Cartwright.
The screening includes an exclusive introduction by notable film critic and historian Leonard Maltin, examining this landmark thriller and the iconic filmmaker who helped it take flight.
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WHO: Fathom Events and Universal Pictures
WHEN: Sunday, October 22 at 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm local time, and Monday, October 23 at 7:00 pm local time.
WHERE: Tickets for the event can be purchased at Fathom Events or at participating theater box offices. For a complete list of theater locations, visit the Fathom Events website (theater locations are subject to change).