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 20, 2019
7:00PM - 11:30PM (approx)
TALES FROM THE BLACK LAGOON!
CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON
(USA, 1954) 79 minutes
A scientific expedition searching for fossils along the Amazon River discovers a prehistoric
Gill-Man in the legendary Black Lagoon. The explorers capture the mysterious creature, but it
breaks free. The Gill-Man returns to kidnap the lovely Kay, fiancee of one in the expedition,
with whom it has fallen in love.
REVENGE OF THE CREATURE
(USA, 1955) 72 minutes
The Creature has been captured by scientists and transported to an aquarium in south Florida.
Once there he becomes attracted to the lovely female scientist and manages to escape and kidnap
her, and heads to Jacksonville with her real life love in pursuit.
THE CREATURE WALKS AMONG US
(USA, 1956) 78 minutes
The Creature is captured and turned into an air-breather by a rich mad scientist. This makes
the Creature very unhappy, and he escapes, killing people and setting fires in the process.
JONNY QUEST: THE MYSTERY OF THE LIZARD MEN
(USA, 1964) 25 minutes
While investigating the disappearance of shipping in the Sargasso Sea, Dr. Quest discovers
a secret laser base (operated by a foreign provocateur and protected by lizard-suited scuba
divers) hidden aboard an old shipwreck.
San Diego Reader Building
San Diego, CA 92102
Please RSVP to Gerry Williams (filmist "-at-" mac.com)
as seating is limited.
NEXT MONTH: May 18, 2019
"Phantom from Space" (1953)
and "Killers from Space" (1954)
and "Jonny Quest: Arctic Splashdown" (1964)