Are you a fan
of vintage SF (film and TV) of the '30's through late '60's?
Would you like to get together with other local fans to watch & discuss your
This was the age of damsels in distress, pocket-change special effects, and
those fabulous rubber monster suits. At the same time, such writers
as Robert Heinlein, C.L. Moore, and Theodore Sturgeon crafted mature and
contemplative screenplays for television and theater audiences. Come watch
the best and worst from this era!
For more information, e-mail:
Gerry Williams (filmist "-at-" mac.com)
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Saturday, April 19, 2014
7:00PM - 11:00PM (approx)
A RAY BRADBURY DOUBLE FEATURE...
(UK, 1966) 112 minutes
Montag is a firefighter who lives in a lonely, isolated society where books have been outlawed
by a government fearing an independent-thinking public. It is the duty of firefighters to burn
any books on sight or said collections that have been reported by informants. People in this
society including Montag's wife are drugged into compliancy and get their information from wall-length
television screens. After Montag falls in love with book-hoarding Clarisse, he begins to read
confiscated books. It is through this relationship that he begins to question the government's
motives behind book-burning.
THE ILLUSTRATED MAN
(USA, 1969) 103 minutes
A man, whose body is almost completely covered in tattoos, is looking for the woman who drew
all the intricate designs on him. Each tattoo hides a futuristic story, which you experience
when you stare at it.
San Diego Reader Building
San Diego, CA 92102
Please RSVP to Gerry Williams (filmist "-at-" mac.com)
as seating is limited.
NEXT MONTH: FANTASY!
POPEYE THE SAILOR MEETS SINBAD THE SAILOR (1936)
THE 7th VOYAGE OF SINBAD (1958)
JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS (1963)
Presented in High-definition Blu-ray!
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