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 14, 2018
7:00PM - 11:30PM (approx)
GROUNDBREAKING SCIENCE FICTION!
(USA, 1950) 91 minutes
After a tycoon finances a spaceship, the United States makes the world's first-ever trip to
the moon in this 1950 sci-fi adventure. But once there, the astronauts realize a miscalculation
means they might not have enough fuel to return to Earth. Now they must frantically work to
lighten their rocket for the return trip. Based on a novel by Robert A. Heinlein.
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY
(USA, 1968) 148 minutes
Sometime in the distant past, someone or something nudged human evolution by placing a black
monolith on Earth. That evolutionary spark imparted to humanity's ancestors enabled humankind
to eventually reach the moon's surface, where yet another monolith is uncovered - one that, once
uncovered, signals that humankind has evolved into a spacefaring species and is ready for first
NOTE: This month is the 50th Anniversary of 2001: A Space Odyssey.
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, 2018
"Wild, Wild Planet" (1966)
and "They Came from Beyond Space" (1967)
and "My Living Doll: I'll Leave It to You" (1962)