Old-fashioned thrill-seekers are in for a treat starting tonight, with a series of classic movie screenings planned at local theaters over the next few months.
Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 horror film "The Birds" will kick off the series of four newly restored films, which are being screened nationwide, including at nearly two-dozen Bay Area theaters.
AMC Cupertino 16, Mountain View Cinemas 16, Santa Cruz 9, and Milpitas Great Mall 20 will show the film in our area.
The series coincides with Universal Pictures' 100th anniversary.
"The Birds," filmed in Bodega Bay, will be also be screened at other theaters in Alameda, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Contra Costa, Marin and Napa counties.
The screenings begin at 7 p.m. tonight.
On Oct. 24, in time for Halloween, retouched versions of "Frankenstein" and "The Bride of Frankenstein" will be screened.
The fourth film, "To Kill a Mockingbird," will be shown on Nov. 15.
The four films are presented on behalf of Turner Classic Movies and will include a filmed introduction by TCM host and movie buff Robert Osborne.
More information about participating theaters and tickets can be found at fathomevents.com.
-Bay City News