Ringer Spy Taniwha from New Zealand sends along the personal invite he recieved a few days ago:
October 23, 2001
A Personal Invitation to
(1) VIEW EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW FOOTAGE OF THE LORD OF THE RINGS
(2) SEE DETAILS OF EMBASSY REFURBISHMENT FOR PREMIERE SEASON
(3) ACQUIRE PRIORITY RIGHTS FOR GALA OPENING
Time 5.30pm for 6pm (sharp) unveiling in the theatre (finishes 7pm)
Date Thursday October 25, 2001
Place The Embassy Theatre
Embassy Theatre Trustees invite you to the special, exclusive launch of an exciting new concept, including a range of options, which can guarantee your place at the Black Tie Function & Gala Opening of The Lord Of The Rings, December 2001.
The Gala Opening, with the eyes of the world on Wellington, will be the most significant event in New Zealand’s cinematic history. It will confirm the Embassy’s place as a world-class showcase. You are offered the first opportunity to be part of it.
There will be heavy demand for the 800 seats available. Please confirm your acceptance WITHOUT DELAY. You must bring this invitation with you.
Embassy Theatre Trustees, Bill Sheat (Chairman), David Carson-Parker (Deputy Chair), Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Mary Varnham, Nigel Hutchinson, Bill Gosden, Lindsay Shelton, Anna Locker-Lampson, Paul McLean, Brian Mudge, look forward to entertaining you personally October 25.
Refreshments will be served up to 5.50PM