Celebrating the Darkest Ride in Cinematic History, This Year Marks The
35th Anniversary of the Theatrical Release
of John Carpenter’s Horror Classic – CHRISTINE.
In commemoration of this milestone, the Queen of Carnage herself, CHRISTINE & her Sinister Sisters will be taking center stage in Rochester, New York this October for a furious fest that’s sure to fire on all cylinders. Behind the wheel and driving this power packed event is host and organizer, Bob Bartosiewicz, who has assembled an incredible lineup of attractions for this special occasion. The Voracious V-8 Vixen’s will make their appearance along with original cast members from the film, special CHRISTINE exhibits, food, entertainment, movie screening, Q & A, and some extra surprises for all of her fans. We hope you will join us for what will be the most spectacular (or spooktacular) weekender this year. This is also a special opportunity to see the screen used car that was saved by the film’s Producer Richard Kobritz at the end of production, and will be displayed in all her glory as an additional attraction to the Stars attending, so don’t miss this!
Please join me for this auspicious downtown Rochester event celebrating the 35th anniversary of the iconic film Christine.
Christine Movie 35th Anniversary
Extravaganza Schedule of Events
Organized by Alton Baird & Bill Gibson
Saturday, October 20th 2018
Authentic Christine Music Concert & Exclusive Movie Screening
Showcased at the Hyatt Regency Rochester Grand Ballroom
Doors Open at 5:00 PM
Food & Beverage Available to Purchase
6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Live Music with Alan Howarth,
Movie Screening Followed by Q& A with the Original Cast & Crew.
Included With Your Movie Pass Come Join Us
Autograph, Photos, Live Music, Snacks, Raffles, Food, Beverage
and On-Demand Customized Apparel for Purchase
Rochester Auto Museum
12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
A Museum for Auto Enthusiasts & History Buffs
Welcome to the Rochester Auto Museum Website! What started as the private collection of Rochester Businessman and Muscle Car Enthusiast Bob Bartosiewicz, has grown into a walkable time machine of auto history. Each vehicle has been restored and preserved in immaculate condition and working order.
Any auto enthusiast, or even local history buffs, can find something to appreciate among the collection, which includes a Rochester-made hearse from 1929. Come enjoy the collection located right on Main Street in Downtown Rochester.
The Hyatt Regency Downtown Rochester offers wonderful hospitality in the heart of the resurgent downtown Rochester Area. Situated along the Genesee River, newly renovated Hyatt Regency Rochester is the tallest, most upscale hotel in the Finger Lakes Area and Upstate New York.
Conveniently Connected with the Rochester Riverside Convention Center, you can enjoy breathtaking views, savory restaurants, and exciting entertainment and shopping. This is your ideal destination to take in Rochester and its nearby attractions such as state-of-the-art golf, regional wineries, and ski slope
On the banks of the Genesee River, this down-to-earth business hotel is connected via a skybridge to the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center and 7 miles from Greater Rochester International Airport. Rooms have free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms add microwaves, mini-fridges and/or river views; 1- and 2-bedroom suites feature living rooms. Kids age 17 and under stay for no extra charge with a parent. Room service is available.
An airport shuttle is complimentary. There’s a casual burger restaurant. Other amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool, a sauna and a gym, as well as 12 meeting rooms.
Produced by – Richard Kobritz, Larry J. Franco
Directed by – John Carpenter
Writing Credits – Stephen King(novel)
Screenplay – Bill Phillips
Celebrity Guests Attending
William Ostrander (Buddy Repperton)
William Ostrander starred or co-starred in Christine, Mike’s Murder, Fire and Ice, Red Heat, Stryker, the TV mini-series North and South, a recurring role on Knot’s Landing, Mulholland Drive and many others. He operates a ranch and is the director of the Citizens Congress, a non-profit dedicated to curbing the corruptive influence of money in politics.
Steven Tash (Richie Trelawney)
Steven Tash, played Rich, antagonizing his leading lady, Christine, in John Carpenter’s film – and was featured in a cameo as a student of Paranormal Studies by way of Bill Murray’s ESP test in Ghostbusters, and has had a handful of roles on TV and plays in L.A. and NYC. Recently, Steven was providing his insights on working in Ghostbusters for a documentary called, Cleanin’ Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters.
Alexandra Paul (Leigh Cabot)
Alexandra grew up in New England, modeled in New York as a teenager and came to LA to act when she was 18. She was cast in the lead female role of “Leigh” in Christine a year later. She then appeared in American Flyers with Kevin Costner, opposite Tom Hanks and Dan Aykroyd in Dragnet, with Jeff Bridges in Eight Million Ways to Die, in Stephen King’s Christine, and two films opposite Pierce Brosnan. She had cameos Spyhard with Leslie Nielsen and in Sascha Baron Cohen’s Borat.
She appeared in the last season of Melrose Place, many independent movies (including the delightfully horrible Sharknado 4) and has starring roles in 14 movies on the Lifetime Movie Network. She starred 5 on the tv series Baywatch for 5 seasons. Alexandra lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two cats. She continues to act, but also works as a health coach, helping people all over the country eat well, exercise and feel better about themselves.
Malcolm Danare (Moochie Welch)
MALCOLM DANARE’s first film was The Lords of Discipline, playing the dramatic role of Poteete. His performance garnered a Golden Globe Award nomination for “Best Newcomer”. Danare’s next film was the iconic Flashdance. Malcolm has also appeared in Mel Brooks’ Robin Hood Men in Tights, Walter Hill’s Crossroads, Amy Heckerling’s European Vacation, Michael Dinner’s Heaven Help Us, Bob Clark & Mark Herrier’s Popcorn.
In John Carpenter’s horror classic, Christine, he played the bad boy Moochie Welch. Malcolm’s two newest films are American Justice and the new horror feature Smothered, which stars Kane Hodder, Bill Moseley, R.A. Mihailoff and Danare. The film is written and directed by John Schneider. Malcolm also recently finished the web series pilot Night People, where he stars alongside John Kassir, best known for voicing The Crypt Keeper.
Bill Phillips (Screenwriter)
Bill Phillips has written for most major studios, networks and cable companies. He won the Ace Award for Best Screenplay (with John Carpenter) for El Diablo, was nominated for the Edgar Award (with Brian Dennehy) for Shadow of a Doubt, and adapted Peter Maas’ In a Child’s Name, which was nominated for an Emmy as Best Miniseries. He has adapted Stephen King and Caroline Chute and has directed one feature for Paramount (There Goes the Neighborhood), which he wrote. He has been a member of the Writers’ Guild of America since 1980 and has written about fifty screenplays, half of which have been made. His first produced screenplay was Summer Solstice, starring Henry Fonda and Myrna Loy. Lately, he has returned to film production, as head of Northern Lights Productions, out of Vermont. Bill teaches Screenwriting at Dartmouth College and is presently directing a documentary film: The Final Climb.
Donald M Morgan (Cinematographer)
Donald M. Morgan was born on February 11, 1932 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA as Donald Maxwell Morgan. He is known for his work on Se7en (1995), Starman (1984) and 1941 (1979).
Alan Howarth (Christine Composer)
Alan Howarth’s high school and college days took place in Cleveland, Ohio. Playing music in local rock bands, he opened for national touring acts including “The Who”, and “Cream”. He was invited to provide synthesizer support for fusion jazz band, “Weather Report”, beginning in 1976 which relocated him to LA. The major breakthrough for Alan was in 1979, when he met the sound effects team for Star Trek-The Motion Picture, launching him as a sound designer for the following 6 Star Trek feature films. Alan’s next break was “Escape from New York” where he co-composed music with director, John Carpenter, then continued to work on Halloween 2-6, Christine, Big Trouble in Little China, Prince of Darkness and They Live. Firmly established as a producer, film composer and sound designer, he continues be a sonic visionary today.
Terry Leonard (stuntman)
Kodak is the reason Christine has its iconic look and appeal