Win tickets to see “Ben-Hur” 60th Anniversary on the Big Screen!
In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun Apr 14 & Wed Apr 17
You’re either for me or against me! – Messala
If that is the choice, then I am against you. – Judah Ben-Hur
CMH continues with our 4th year of our partnership with Fathom Events – with the 4th of our 14 movie ticket giveaways for 2019, courtesy of Fathom Events!
That said, we’ll be giving away EIGHT PAIRS of tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: Ben-Hur” – on the Big Screen! The film won 11 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director for William Wyler, Best Actor for Charlton Heston and Best Cinematography Color for Robert Surtees. In 2004, the film was entered into the National Film Registry for culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant films.
In order to qualify to win a pair of movie tickets via this contest, you must complete the below entry task by Saturday, March 30 at 6pm EST.
We will announce the winner(s) on Twitter on Sunday, March 31, between 6PM EST and 7PM EST. If a winner(s) does not have a Twitter account, we will announce that winner(s) via this blog in the comment section below.
The film will be playing in select cinemas nationwide for a special two-day-only event on Sunday, April 14, and Wednesday, April 17 at select times. Winners will be responsible for their own transportation to the Event. Only United States entries are eligible. Please click here before you enter to ensure that the Event is scheduled at a theater near you and that you are able to attend. (please note that there might be slightly different theater listings and/or screening times for each date)
ENTRY TASK (2-parts) to be completed by Saturday March 30 at 6pm EST…
1) Answer the below question via the comment section at the bottom of this blog post
What is it about “Ben-Hur” that makes it a classic? And, if you haven’t seen it, why do you want to see it on the Big Screen?
2) Then TWEET* (not DM) the following message:
I just entered to win tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics Presents: Ben-Hur” on the Big Screen courtesy of @ClassicMovieHub & @FathomEvents – You can #EnterToWin here: http://ow.ly/n5vy30nZvhP
*If you don’t have a Twitter account, you can still enter the contest by simply answering the above question via the comment section at the bottom of this blog — BUT PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU ADD THIS VERBIAGE TO YOUR ANSWER: I do not have a Twitter account, so I am posting here to enter but cannot tweet the message.
NOTE: if for any reason you encounter a problem commenting here on this blog, please feel free to tweet or DM us, or send an email to clas…@gmail.com and we will be happy to create the entry for you.
ALSO: Please allow us 48 hours to approve your comments. Sorry about that, but we are being overwhelmed with spam, and must sort through 100s of comments…
About the film: Experience the visual splendor, thundering action and towering drama of this record-setting winner of 11 Academy Awards® including Best Picture. Charlton Heston brings a muscular physical and moral presence to this Best Actor Oscar®-winning role of Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish nobleman in Palestine whose heroic odyssey includes enslavement by the Romans, vengeance against his tormentors during a furious arena chariot race and fateful encounters with Jesus Christ. Best Director Oscar® winner William Wyler masterfully grips the reins of an enduring and spellbinding spectacular. This event includes special insight from Turner Classic Movies.
Please note that only United States residents are eligible to enter this giveaway contest. (see contest rules for further information)
BlogHub members ARE also eligible to win if they live within the Continental United States (as noted above).
–Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub