Celebrate The Life Of Kirk Douglas In This Free Movie Event In Abu Dhabi


Kirk Douglas

You can now remember this cinema legend in this latest film restoration staring the king of the silver screen Kirk Douglas in the Champion

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Free Film Screening @manaratalsaadiyat on Saturday, March 7 at 7:00pm in memory of Kirk Douglas (1916 – 2020) . "CHAMPION" Directed by Mark Robson . (New Film Restoration!) . RSVP Required at: http://cs-champion.splashthat.com . Join us and bring all of your family and friends to discover legendary actor Kirk Douglas' astonishing Oscar nominated role as a boxer who rises from obscurity to fame with ambition, ruthlessness and desperation in this outstanding masterpiece directed by Mark Robson showing in beautiful new restoration of the film on the big screen! . USA 1949 99 minutes In English RATING: ( G ) – General Audiences (all ages admitted) . Synopsis: An unscrupulous boxer fights his way to the top, but eventually alienates all of the people who helped him on the way up. Unlike Charlie (John Garfield) in Body and Soul, Midge (Kirk Douglas) is not the basic good guy corrupted by the sweet science and led astray by evil managers and promoters; his arrogance and stubbornness make him at once a villain and a hero. One of the greatest boxing films ever made – nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Actor (Douglas) and winner of the Best Film Editing Oscar. The stellar cast includes Arthur Kennedy in his Oscar nominated performance, Marilyn Maxwell, Paul Stewart and Ruth Roman. Two of the film’s best features are the terrific black-and-white Oscar nominated cinematography by Franz Planer and the Oscar nominated score by the legendary Dimitri Tiomkin. Written by the great Carl Forman (High Noon) and directed by Mark Robson (The Harder They Fall). . #film #movies #cinema #filmmaking #unitedstates #kirkdouglas #markrobson #oscars #boxing #sports #oscars #ambition #desperation #filmpreservation #filmrestoration #cinematography #realism #inabudhabi #abudhabi #abudhabievents #myabudhabi #manaratalsaadiyat #saadiyatisland #saadiyat #yasisland #alrahabeach #albateen #uae #myuae

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You and the family can now enjoy this 1949 classic and discover legendary actor Kirk Douglas’ Oscar nominated role as a boxer who rises from obscurity to fame with ambition, ruthlessness and desperation.

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Free Film Screening @manaratalsaadiyat on Saturday, March 7 at 7:00pm in memory of Kirk Douglas (1916 – 2020) . "CHAMPION" Directed by Mark Robson . (New Film Restoration!) . RSVP Required at: http://cs-champion.splashthat.com . Join us and bring all of your family and friends to discover legendary actor Kirk Douglas' astonishing Oscar nominated role as a boxer who rises from obscurity to fame with ambition, ruthlessness and desperation in this outstanding masterpiece directed by Mark Robson showing in beautiful new restoration of the film on the big screen! . USA 1949 99 minutes In English RATING: ( G ) – General Audiences (all ages admitted) . Synopsis: An unscrupulous boxer fights his way to the top, but eventually alienates all of the people who helped him on the way up. Unlike Charlie (John Garfield) in Body and Soul, Midge (Kirk Douglas) is not the basic good guy corrupted by the sweet science and led astray by evil managers and promoters; his arrogance and stubbornness make him at once a villain and a hero. One of the greatest boxing films ever made – nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Actor (Douglas) and winner of the Best Film Editing Oscar. The stellar cast includes Arthur Kennedy in his Oscar nominated performance, Marilyn Maxwell, Paul Stewart and Ruth Roman. Two of the film’s best features are the terrific black-and-white Oscar nominated cinematography by Franz Planer and the Oscar nominated score by the legendary Dimitri Tiomkin. Written by the great Carl Forman (High Noon) and directed by Mark Robson (The Harder They Fall). . #film #movies #cinema #filmmaking #unitedstates #kirkdouglas #markrobson #oscars #boxing #sports #oscars #ambition #desperation #filmpreservation #filmrestoration #cinematography #realism #inabudhabi #abudhabi #abudhabievents #myabudhabi #manaratalsaadiyat #saadiyatisland #saadiyat #yasisland #alrahabeach #albateen #uae #myuae

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Champion, presented by the Embassy of the United States and American Film Showcase, portrays an unscrupulous boxer who fights his way to the top, but eventually alienates all of the people who helped him on the way up.

One of the greatest boxing films ever made – nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Actor (Douglas) and winner of the Best Film Editing Oscar, the stellar cast includes Arthur Kennedy in his Oscar nominated performance, Marilyn Maxwell, Paul Stewart and Ruth Roman.

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Free Film Screening @manaratalsaadiyat on Saturday, March 7 at 7:00pm in memory of Kirk Douglas (1916 – 2020) . "CHAMPION" Directed by Mark Robson . (New Film Restoration!) . RSVP Required at: http://cs-champion.splashthat.com . Join us and bring all of your family and friends to discover legendary actor Kirk Douglas' astonishing Oscar nominated role as a boxer who rises from obscurity to fame with ambition, ruthlessness and desperation in this outstanding masterpiece directed by Mark Robson showing in beautiful new restoration of the film on the big screen! . USA 1949 99 minutes In English RATING: ( G ) – General Audiences (all ages admitted) . Synopsis: An unscrupulous boxer fights his way to the top, but eventually alienates all of the people who helped him on the way up. Unlike Charlie (John Garfield) in Body and Soul, Midge (Kirk Douglas) is not the basic good guy corrupted by the sweet science and led astray by evil managers and promoters; his arrogance and stubbornness make him at once a villain and a hero. One of the greatest boxing films ever made – nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Actor (Douglas) and winner of the Best Film Editing Oscar. The stellar cast includes Arthur Kennedy in his Oscar nominated performance, Marilyn Maxwell, Paul Stewart and Ruth Roman. Two of the film’s best features are the terrific black-and-white Oscar nominated cinematography by Franz Planer and the Oscar nominated score by the legendary Dimitri Tiomkin. Written by the great Carl Forman (High Noon) and directed by Mark Robson (The Harder They Fall). . #film #movies #cinema #filmmaking #unitedstates #kirkdouglas #markrobson #oscars #boxing #sports #oscars #ambition #desperation #filmpreservation #filmrestoration #cinematography #realism #inabudhabi #abudhabi #abudhabievents #myabudhabi #manaratalsaadiyat #saadiyatisland #saadiyat #yasisland #alrahabeach #albateen #uae #myuae

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Two of the film’s best features are the terrific black-and-white Oscar nominated cinematography by Franz Planer and the Oscar nominated score by the legendary Dimitri Tiomkin. Written by the great Carl Forman (High Noon) and directed by Mark Robson (The Harder They Fall).

Free, registration is a must, Cinema Space, Manarat Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island, Monday 9 March, 7.30pm.

To register and for more information,

visit: cinemaspace-abudhabi.splashthat.com


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