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, January 21, 2017
7:00PM - 11:00PM (approx)
DESTINATION INNER SPACE
(USA, 1966) 83 minutes
Strange goings on at the site of an experimental underwater laboratory as a mysterious object
of unknown origin is detected in the area. A group of researchers investigate and come face to
face with the object, a large automated extraterrestrial probe. They board the craft and discover
a small object at first considered to be some sort of instrument package, which they take back
to the lab for closer inspection. It is then that events take a turn for the worse.
(USA, 1966) 100 minutes
Scientist Jan Benes, who knows the secret to keeping soldiers shrunken for an indefinite
period, escapes from behind the Iron Curtain with the help of CIA agent Grant. While being
transferred, their motorcade is attacked. Benes strikes his head, causing a blood clot to
form in his brain. Grant is ordered to accompany a group of scientists as they are miniaturized.
The crew has one hour to get in Benes's brain, remove the clot and get out.
THE JETSONS: PRIVATE PROPERTY
(USA, 1962) 25 minutes
When a new Cogswell Cogs office opens next door to Spacely Sprockets, George is put in charge
of the property dispute and discovers Cogswell Cogs is on Spacely's property, thus giving Spacely
the upper hand on Cogswell. However, it turns out Jetson had read the blueprints upside down
and it's actually Spacely Sprockets that's on Cogswell's property, thus shifting victory and
superiority to Cogswell.
San Diego Reader Building
San Diego, CA 92102
Please RSVP to Gerry Williams (filmist "-at-" mac.com)
as seating is limited.
NEXT MONTH: February 24 2017
To be determined...