News Alert: MODA Entertainment Celebrates THE PRIDE OF THE YANKEES with Gala Tribute Screening June 28

for Monday (June 28)
--()--PRIDE OF THE YANKEES News Alert

    What:
    MODA Entertainment Celebrates
    THE PRIDE OF THE YANKEES with Gala Tribute Screening June 28

    Who:
      Hosted by John Sterling, radio voice of the New York Yankees.
        The gala evening will feature special guest speakers that
        include Matthew Modine, Teresa Wright, co-star in the film,
        Gary Cooper's daughter Maria Cooper, John Mulholland,
        writer/director/film historian, and John D. Rawlings,
        editorial director of Sporting News. Other celebrities
        scheduled to attend include Keith Hernandez, Yogi Berra,
        Patricia Neal, Miya Ali, daughter of Mohammed Ali, Lauren
        Bacall, Stephen Bogart, son of Lauren Bacall and Humphrey
        Bogart, Celeste Holm, Jill Scharry, daughter of producer Dori
        Scharry, Angelica Torn, daughter of Geraldine Page and Rip
        Torn, Caridad Rivera, David Douglas Duncan, Nancy Friday, Gale
        Buckley, daughter of Lena Horne, Julie Garfield, daughter of
        John Garfield, Ray Robinson, Lou Gehrig author and many
        others.

    Where & When:
    Date:  Monday, June 28, 2003
    Time:  7:00 PM -7:30 Press Arrival / Check In
           7:30 -- 8:00 PM - Arrivals/Red Carpet
    Place: Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center
           65th Street and Broadway
           New York, New York 10023

    Why:
      MODA Entertainment is celebrating the legendary 1942 film PRIDE
        OF THE YANKEES rated the best baseball film of all time -
        which starred Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, and Babe Ruth as
        himself. It's the Great American Story! Gary Cooper plays the
        New York Yankee first baseman Lou Gehrig. The Crowd Worshipped
        Him... One Woman Understood Him! The film is an intimate and
        thrilling drama of a hero of the headlines... the girl who had
        his love and shared his life, but dared not question his one
        secret.

      The presentation of "THE PRIDE OF THE YANKEES" is presented
        by MODA Entertainment Inc. to commemorate the 10th
        Anniversary of the Greater New York Chapter of Amyotrophic
        lateral sclerosis (ALS) organization. ALS is a fatal
        neurological disease, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease
        -- named after the great New York Yankee first baseman that
        died of it in 1941.


Contacts:

MODA Entertainment (to call for Press Credentials), 212.873.3324 Kate Horgan

PRESS CREDENTIALS ARE REQUIRED

Contacts

MODA Entertainment
Kate Horgan, 212-873-3324

Contacts

MODA Entertainment
Kate Horgan, 212-873-3324