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 favorites?

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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NEXT MEETING

Saturday, October 20, 2017
7:00PM - 11:00PM (approx)

GERRY ANDERSON ADVENTURES


FIREBALL XL5: ROBERT TO THE RESCUE

(UK, 1963) 26 minutes

Steve Zodiac, Professor Matthew Matic, and Doctor Venus are imprisoned on an unknown world by two Domeheads, Magar and Proton, who propose to wipe their Earth memories and keep them there forever. Before being brainwashed, Steve cleverly orders Robert the Robot to rescue them... with curious results!

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THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO

(UK, 1966) 93 minutes

Zero-X, a manned exploration mission crashes during lift-off on its maiden flight. Two years later an investigative committee finally concludes sabotage, and decides to call on the services of International Rescue to oversee security at the impending second launch. The second Zero-X successfully reaches its destination, but encounters unexpected hazards, ultimately leading to another call for assistance on its return to Earth. International Rescue respond, and once again Thunderbirds are GO!

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JOURNEY TO THE FAR SIDE OF THE SUN

(UK, 1969) 102 minutes

A planet is discovered in the same orbit as Earth's but is located on the exact opposite side of the sun, making it not visible from Earth. The European Space Exploration Council decide to send American astronaut Glenn Ross and British scientist John Kane via spaceship to explore the other planet. After a disastrous crash-landing Ross awakes to learn that Kane lies near death and that they apparently have returned to Earth, as evidenced by the presence of the Council director and his staff. Released to the custody of his wife, he soon learns things are not as they seem.

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Location:

Williams microCINEMA
Studio 106
San Diego Reader Building
2323 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92102

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Please RSVP to Gerry Williams (filmist "-at-" mac.com) as seating is limited.



NEXT MONTH: November 17, 2017 - BIG LIZARDS!
"Gojira" aka "Godzilla: King of the Monsters"(1954)
"Reptilicus"(1961)
and "My Living Doll: The Love Machine" (1962)

The SDVSF Play List -- what we've screened.

Be sure to check out our sister film group,
The Mars Society - San Diego's MARS MOVIE NIGHT
at the MarsMovieGuide.com

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