The 1969 classic The Italian Job will be shown on the world's largest cinema screen at Pinewood Studios in aid of The Ellen MacArthur Trust on Friday 4 December.
All proceeds of this charity drive-in screening will be donated to The Ellen MacArthur Trust, a small national charity that aims to inspire young peoples cancer recovery through sailing.
This charity screening has been organised by Diving Services UK, commercial diving contractors who manage Pinewood's Underwater Stage. It forms part of Pinewood's current Drive-In series, having temporarily transformed their outdoor water filming facility into a retro Drive-In cinema hosting the world's largest cinema screen.
Pinewood set a new world record for the biggest ever movie projection with its Drive-In showing of Mission: Impossible on 7 November 2009 atВ 41.8m wide
Says Dame Ellen MacArthur founding patron of The Ellen MacArthur Trust "It is fantastic to have the support of Pinewood Studios and Diving Services UK for this amazing event. Fundraising events like this make our work possible and to top it off The Italian Job just happens to be one of my favourite films!"