Harkins Peoria honors Doris Day with weekend tribute

Doris Day and Jimmy Stewart starred in the 1956 Paramount film “The Man Who Knew Too Much,” one of three of Ms. Day’s movies that Harkins Arrowhead Fountains 18 will present this Saturday and Sunday in Peoria. [IMDb/Special to the Independent]

$5 tickets benefit the Doris Day Animal Foundation

Harkins Arrowhead Fountains 18, 16046 N. Arrowhead Fountains Center Drive, will host a celebration of Doris Day, who passed away May 13 at the age of 97.

Ms. Day’s 20-year movie career began with the film “Romance on the High Seas” in 1948. She was awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and a Legend Award from the Society of Singers. In 1960, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, and in 1989 was given the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement in motion pictures. In 2004, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and in 2011 the Los Angeles Film Critics Association’s Career Achievement Award.

Harkins Arrowhead Fountains 18 will present special showings of three of her classic films Saturday, May 18 and Sunday May 19. Tickets are $5 each, and all proceeds will benefit the Doris Day Animal Foundation.

Tickets go on sale Tuesday, May 14 at the box offices and online. Visit Harkins.com for a complete schedule of showtimes and to purchase tickets.

“Lover Come Back” will screen at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18 followed by “Pillow Talk” (4 p.m.) and “The Man Who Knew Too Much” (6:30 p.m.). On Sunday, May 19 “The Man Who Knew Too Much” shows at 1:30 p.m. followed by “Lover Come Back” (4 p.m.) and “Pillow Talk” (6:30 p.m.).

 

IF YOU GO

What: Doris Day tribute

When: Saturday, May 18 & Sunday, May 19

Where: Harkins Arrowhead Fountains 18, 16046 N. Arrowhead Fountains Center Drive

More Information: Visit Harkins.com



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