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3117Re: [TalkAntietam] "Gone With the Wind" Benefit at Maryland Theaterin Hagerstown

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  • G E Mayers
    Oct 11, 2006
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      You at least should be glad she was able to connect the song to the

      Yr. Obt. Svt.
      G E "Gerry" Mayers

      To Be A Virginian, either by birth, marriage, adoption, or even on
      one's mother's side, is an introduction to any state in the Union, a
      passport to any foreign country, and a benediction from the Almighty
      God. --Anonymous
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Thomas Clemens" <clemenst@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, October 11, 2006 11:26 AM
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] "Gone With the Wind" Benefit at Maryland
      Theaterin Hagerstown

      > Thanks Richard.
      > My favorite story is that as Vivian Leigh, obviously no history fan,
      > was greeted at the airport by a band playing "Dixie" she remarked,
      > "hey, they're playing that song from the picture!" Oh well.
      > Tom Clemens
      >>>> <richard@...> 10/11/06 11:05 AM >>>
      > Actually, the GWTW world premiere was at the Lowe's Grand theatre in
      > Atlanta, Ga. The biggest event held in MY town until the 1991 World
      > Series and (oh yeah) the Olympics.
      > Cute sidebar. Clark Gable went to the Atlanta Cyclorama (puts the
      > Gettysburg one to shame) and said afterwards, "That's the best
      > picture I've ever seen that I wasn't in." So the artist added a
      > moustache to one of the 3-dimensional characters so that Gable could
      > "star" in the painting.
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: jeffcowvplanning
      > To: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Tuesday, October 10, 2006 11:46 PM
      > Subject: [TalkAntietam] "Gone With the Wind" Benefit at Maryland
      > Theater in Hagerstown
      > Greetings everyone...
      > Forgive the formality of the following information, but I cut and
      > pasted it from an email.
      > On December 2, we will be having a fundraising benefit to help
      > restore the spar deck armament of the historic warship USS
      > Constellation. The event will be held at the Maryland Theater in
      > downtown Hagerstown, MD.
      > The show will consist of a concert by the 28th Pennsylvania
      > Regimental Band, followed by a showing on the big screen of "Gone
      > With the Wind".
      > The 28th PA Band is a recreated military band that wears Union army
      > uniforms and plays period music on period brass instruments. They
      > are featured in the soundtrack of the movie "Gods and Generals".
      > Following the band, the David O. Selznick classic starring Clark
      > Gable and Vivian Leigh will be shown on the big screen in this
      > historic 1915 theater. Where else can you see GWTW in a theater
      > where it could have been shown during its premier release in 1939?
      > Tickets are $25 (consult your tax advisor regarding how much is tax
      > deductible). All proceeds benefit the spar deck restoration on the
      > ship (including the purchase and installation of a 30-pounder Naval
      > Parrott Rifle!)
      > To purchase tickets, visit the theater's website at
      > www.mdtheatre.org
      > where they can be purchased online, or by phoning the theater box
      > office at 301-790-3500.
      > STAGE BOXES: The Maryland Theater has stage boxes like Fords
      > Theater. Boxes are reserved for patrons willng to attend in period
      > attire to add flavor to the stage environment. Ticket price is the
      > same ($25). To purchase box tickets, contact me (Steve Bockmiller)
      > at 301-371-6311 or email me at DeBockster@... These tickets are
      > first come-first served. There are 10 boxes. 2 are already sold.
      > Boxes seat 4 and 6. Individual seats in boxes will be sold. You
      > need not purchase the entire box, but period attire is required to
      > sit in the boxes.
      > CORPORATE SPONSORSHIPS AND PROGRAM ADS: We are currently seeking
      > corporate sponsorship in the amount of $4000 to underwrite the
      > production cost of this event. We have a whole package of benefits
      > and incentives for a sole sponsor willing to step up to the plate,
      > including free use of the USS Constellation for a party or corporate
      > event (catering extra....rental is waived). However, we will be
      > happy to accept smaller corporate sponsorships for portions of this
      > $4000 amount. We plan to sell full page advertisements in the
      > event program for $250 each. For more information on corporate
      > sponsorships and program ads, contact Steve Bockmiller at
      > DeBockster@... or 301-371-6311.
      > SPREAD THE WORD: Please assist us spreading the word of this event,
      > so we can sell all 1300 tickets. If you belong to a group that has a
      > newsletter (CWRT, SCV, SUV, historical society, reenactment group,
      > etc.), please post this event in the "upcoming events" section of
      > your newsletter. Any and all help along these lines would be much
      > appreciated.
      > Thank you for your time and consideration. Hope all is well with
      > everyone.
      > Steve Bockmiller
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