January 5, 2011


Join Cinema Retro at the Richard Schickel tribute dinner, Players Club New York City on Sunday January 9th.

By special arrangement with The Players, Cinema Retro readers are invited to join us for a very special evening in honor of Richard Schickel, the internationally-acclaimed movie critic, author and documentary filmmaker.
This is a rare opportunity to enjoy an evening at one of the nation's most historic and legendary private clubs for the arts, which was founded in 1888 by Edwin Booth, Mark Twain and other prominent writers and actors. Members past and present include Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney, Jason Robards, Lauren Bacall, Tony Bennett, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Vaughn, Kevin Spacey, Bill Murray, Sir Roger Moore and many others.

Here is the official announcement: One of the nation's foremost film critics, Richard Schickel has been reviewing movies for Time magazine since 1972. He is the author of many acclaimed books and the writer/producer/director of over 30 documentaries celebrating film icons. The subjects of these works include Charles Chaplin, D.W. Griffith, Cary Grant, Walt Disney, Elia Kazan, James Cagney, Marlon Brando, Myrna Loy and Clint Eastwood. Join us for this very special evening, as Mr. Schickel talks about his career, film and the culture of celebrity in an interview led by Lee Pfeiffer, Editor-in-Chief of Cinema Retro magazine.

Schedule of events:

Cocktails: 6:00

Dinner: 6:45

Program: 8:00

Price $60 per person (Appropriate attire required)

If you wish to make reservations, see instructions below. If you are not a club member, please mention that you have been invited by Cinema Retro.

To reserve by phone, please call: 212-475-6116

To reserve via E mail, please contact: reservations@theplayersnyc.org

For more about the Players, click here for official web site

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