Burbank, CA, July 29, 2012 — The historic Alex Theatre will be the host venue for the red carpet tribute to “Magoo at the Alex”, on Saturday, September 15, 2012, in Glendale, California. Animation enthusiasts will be treated to an afternoon event, “I â¤ UPA”, which will feature a panel presentation by premier animation professionals paying homage to UPA’s influence on them, showing clips of their work and UPAs, and reminiscing about UPA with moderator, animator and historian, Tom Sito.
The evening will culminate with the “Magoo at the Oscars” event, a screening all fifteen UPA Oscar nominations and winners, plus, five Mister Magoo favorites. All will be shown in gorgeously restored 35mm prints from Sony Pictures, including UPAs three Oscar winners; Gerald McBoing Boing, When Magoo Flew, and Magoo’s Puddle Jumper, the last two in Cinemascopeâ€¦
â€¦come and reminisce about your favorite Mr. Magoo moments, while mingling with industry professionals, and animation enthusiasts at the VIP reception â€¦ and fluidly segue under a night of stars for the evening screenings of the “Magoo at the Oscars”â€¦