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, May 24, 2014
7:00PM - 11:00PM (approx)

FANTASTIC ADVENTURES OF SINBAD...




Ub Iwerks's SINBAD THE SAILOR

(USA, 1935) 7 minutes

Sinbad battles a band of pirates at sea and on a tropical isle. A giant bird rescues him, and he ends up back on his ship with the pirates' treasure.

Also Showing:




POPEYE THE SAILOR MEETS SINBAD THE SAILOR

(USA, 1936) 16 minutes

After sending his giant roc to wreck Popeye's boat and kidnap Olive Oyl, Sindbad forces Olive to dance for him by firing buckshot at her feet with a pea-shooter. Popeye attempts to rescue her while Wimpy follows a duck around with a meat-grinder. After Popeye disposes of the roc and Sindbad's two-headed giant, it's a battle to the "finich" between the two legendary sailors.

Also Showing:

THE 7TH VOYAGE OF SINBAD

(USA, 1958) 88 minutes

When Captain Sindbad and his men land on the island Colossa they are confronted with man-eating cyclops. They can escape with the help of the magician Sokurah and his magic lamp. The lamp which contains a boy jinni unfortunately gets lost. Back in Bagdad the magician performs impressive tricks. He wants to start an expedition back to Colossa to bringing the lamp back in his possession. But the kalif rejects the magicians requests. The malicious Sokurah breaks into the rooms of the princess at night and shrinks the princess to the size of an elf. The magician offers his abilities to heal the princess on next day. But one of the magic potions necessary components must be procured from the island Colossa first. So captain Sindbad sails again to the island Colossa and to the dangers expecting him there...

NOTE: Screened in high-definition Blu-ray.

Film Trailer


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:

SPACE CHILDREN (1958)

and

THE COLOSSUS OF NEW YORK (1958)


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