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, October 25, 2014
7:00PM - 11:00PM (approx)
THIS IS NOT A TEST
(USA, 1962) 73 minutes
Late one night on a rural road in the western US, a policeman sets up a roadblock and begins
stopping all traffic. When several cars and a big truck have stopped, he tells everyone why: a
nuclear attack on the US appears to be underway, and since they have the truck there, their best
chance at survival is to use it as a bomb shelter. Time is short and tensions in the small group
THE DAY THE EARTH CAUGHT FIRE
(UK, 1961) 98 minutes
Hysterical panic has engulfed the world after the United States and the Soviet Union simultaneously
detonate nuclear devices and have caused the orbit of the Earth to alter, sending it hurtling
towards the sun.
THE JETSONS: THE COMING OF ASTRO
(USA, 1962) 25 minutes
The Jetsons adopt Astro, who must compete with an electronic counterpart named 'Lectronimo
for a place in their home.
San Diego Reader Building
San Diego, CA 92102
Please RSVP to Gerry Williams (filmist "-at-" mac.com)
as seating is limited.
"The Jetsons: The Good Little Scouts" (1962)
and "Gammera the Invincible" (1966)
and "Destroy All Planets" [aka: "Gamera vs Viras"] (1968)