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, November 17, 2018
7:00PM - 11:30PM (approx)
THEY CAME FROM OUTER SPACE!
IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE
(USA, 1953) 81 minutes
While looking through his telescope one night, John Putnam sees what at first appears to
be a meteor shower -- but it is actually a crash-landing alien spaceship! After investigating
the crater from the impact, John informs the town sheriff, and receives nothing but ridicule.
Even his fiancée, Ellen, is skeptical. All that changes when the townsfolk start disappearing,
and are replaced by eerie alien duplicates.
Note: This film will not be shown in 3-D. Sorry!
THIS ISLAND EARTH
(USA, 19455) 87 minutes
Scientist Cal Meacham solves a mysterious puzzle that allows him access to a highly secretive
program -- led by the mysterious Exeter -- that has assembled the world's greatest scientific
minds in an attempt to quickly learn how to generate and store nuclear power. But with the help
of fellow scientists Ruth Adams and Steve Carlson, Meacham soon discovers that his host is not
what he claims to be.
MY LIVING DOLL: THE WITNESS
(USA, 1965) 25 minutes
Bob gets off to an inauspicious start as chairman of a road-safety committee when his car
is crashed into by his neighbor's car, and then Rhoda testifies in court about the entire incident.
San Diego Reader Building
San Diego, CA 92102
Please RSVP to Gerry Williams (filmist "-at-" mac.com)
as seating is limited.
NEXT MONTH: December 15, 2018 - THE BEST OF STAR TREK: SEASON 3
"Star Trek: The Enterprise Incident" (1968)
and "Star Trek: Day of the Dove" (1968)
and "Star Trek: The Tholian Web" (1968)
and "Star Trek: All Our Yesterdays" (1969)