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!

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Gerry Williams (filmist "-at-" mac.com)

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NEXT MEETING

Saturday, June 16, 2018
7:00PM - 11:30PM (approx)

BATMAN! THE BEST OF SEASON ONE



BATMAN: TRUE OR FALSE FACE

(USA, 1966) 25 minutes
False Face traps Batman and Robin, and binding them to a subway track just minutes before a train is scheduled to come by.


BATMAN: HOLY RAT RACE

(USA, 1966) 25 minutes
Alfred contacts Batman by radio from the Batcave. Batman instructs the butler to short circuit a communications device the hero has on his wrist. This enable Batman to get free of his bonds. He and Robin get free just before they would be run over by a subway train. The Dynamic Duo resume their pursuit of False Face, which ends up at an old movie studio.


BATMAN: THE PURR-FECT CRIME

(USA, 1966) 25 minutes
Catwoman initiates a series of thefts that cause Commissioner Gordon to summon Batman and Robin. But the importance of the crimes go beyond the taking of the objects involved. The Dynamic Duo eventually find Catwoman's lair. But Robin is whisked away while Batman is given a choice between two doors. If he picks the right door, he'll find Catwoman. If he picks the wrong one, he'll face certain doom. The hero makes the wrong selection and is about to be attacked by a tiger.


BATMAN: BETTER LUCK NEXT TIME

(USA, 1966) 25 minutes
Batman evades the attacking tiger thanks to his utility belt. First, he scales the wall. Then, he uses a sonic device "to split the tiger's skull," as narrator William Dozier informs us. The hero still has to free Robin, who is facing a separate death trap. Once that task is completed, the Dynamic Duo are back on Catwoman's trail. It turns out the feline villain is after the lost treasure of Captain Manx, which is in a remote spot outside of Gotham City.


BATMAN: THE BOOKWORM TURNS

(USA, 1966) 25 minutes
When Commission Gordon's death is faked by the Bookworm, the Dynamic Duo must track down the literate criminal to find out what he is up to.


BATMAN: WHILE GOTHAM CITY BURNS

(USA, 1966) 25 minutes
To steal the Batmobile for a grand scheme, the Bookworm prepares a bizarre deathtrap for the Dynamic Duo.


Series 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: July 28, 2018 - To be determined...

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