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Cinema Arts Centre - Cinema 1 Sun, Jul 16, 2017 11:00 AM


Cinema For Kids

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
With Paris Themmen (Mike Tee Vee) in person!

Saturday, May 2nd at 12 noon
$12 Members | $17 Public | $12 Kids 12 & Under

Join us for a very special screening of this beloved classic with star Paris Themmen (Mike Tee Vee) in person! This enchanting adaptation of Roald Dahl’s masterpiece tells the story of a poor child, Charlie Bucket, who after receiving a Golden Ticket in a chocolate bar, visits Willy Wonka's (Gene Wilder) chocolate factory along with four other children (Mike Tee Vee, Veruca Salt, Augustus Gloop, and Violet Beauregarde) from around the world. (USA, 1971, 140 Mins., G, English, DCP | Dir. Mel Stuart)

Paris Themmen – Appeared as a child actor in three Broadway shows, two dozen commercials and various television shows including “Star Trek, Voyager” but he is best known as “Mike Tee Vee,” one of the five lucky Golden Ticket winners in the (1971) cult-classic film, “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.” As an adult he has had a variety of careers in Travel, Real Estate, Finance, Imagineering and Film Production.  An avid traveler, he has backpacked through 61 countries on 6 continents.  He currently resides with his wife, Nikki Grillos and his two cats, Lilibet  and Winston in Los Angeles, CA. Both Paris and Nikki have appeared on Jeopardy (Nikki was a two-time champion).