Board “The Polar Express: An IMAX 3D Experience”
at Chattanooga’s Tennessee Aquarium IMAX 3D® Theater
Nov. 25, 2005 through Jan. 26, 2006
Tenn. (Oct. 27, 2005) – All aboard the Polar Express
3D just in time for the holidays at the IMAX 3D Theater
in Chattanooga. Your tickets allow passage on an extraordinary
train ride to the North Pole where you’re so immersed
in the 3D experience you’ll find yourself grasping at
falling snowflakes, ducking as the train screeches into your
lap and feeling the howl of the steam whistle.
holiday film is based on the classic Caldecott medal-winning
children's book written by Chris Van Allsburg and stars Academy
Award® winner Tom Hanks.
story a young boy lies awake in his room one snowy Christmas
Eve. Suddenly, he is startled by a thunderous roar. Clearing
the mist from his window he sees the most amazing sight—a
gleaming black train rumbles to a stop right in front of his
Polar Express: An IMAX 3D Experience” is the first full-length
feature ever converted into IMAX® 3D. Using state-of-the-art
CGI and performance capture technology to create a unique blend
of realism and fantasy, it tells of a doubting young boy who
takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole and embarks
on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder
of life never fades for those who believe.
by children, the “The Polar Express” holds a special
appeal for adults as well, who remember their own childhood
excitement and anticipation on one of the most important nights
of the year.
pricing for this full-length (one hour and 40 minute) IMAX 3D
feature film, “The Polar Express”: Adults 12 and
older – Member $8.95, Non-member $9.95; Children –
Member $6.95, Non-member $7.50. Tennessee Aquarium members can
make complimentary advance reservations by calling 265-0698.
for show times and a complete IMAX schedule.
Tennessee Aquarium IMAX® 3D Theater is located in Chattanooga.
Advance tickets may be purchased online at www.tnaqua.org or
by phone at 800-262-0695. The Tennessee Aquarium and IMAX 3D
Theater are open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas
and are accessible to people with disabilities. Members enjoy
unlimited Aquarium visits and IMAX discounts. To join, call
Press Kits: http://www.tnaqua.org/Newsroom/Press_kits.asp
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