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!

For more information, e-mail:
Gerry Williams (filmist "-at-" mac.com)

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NEXT MEETING:

Saturday, August 16, 2014
7:00PM - 11:00PM (approx)


BUCK ROGERS - PLANET OUTLAWS

(USA, 1939/1953) 68 minutes

Buck Rogers is an American soldier suspended in time wakes up to find himself in the futuristic world of the year 2500. Once settled he realizes that an evil villain, along with his gang of outlaws, has been trying his best to gain total control the the universe and everything in it. Buck Rogers has other plans for these thoughtless henchmen and will do anything he in his power to stop them in their tracks.
NOTE: Edited version of the 1939 Universal serial "Buck Rogers"


Also Showing:

FLASH GORDON - PURPLE DEATH FROM OUTER SPACE

(USA, 1940/1966) 87 minutes

Earthmen are suddenly stricken with a mysterious disease, which causes instant death and leaves a purple spot on the forehead of each victim. Investigating, Dr. Zarkov discovers a spaceship from Ming's kingdom on Mongo spreading a dust across Earth's atmosphere, which Zarkov correctly deduces is causing the plague. Accompanied by Flash Gordon and Dale Arden, Zarkov drives off the ship and hurries to the friendly Mongo kingdom of Arboria, to enlist the aid of Prince Barin.
NOTE: Edited version of the 1940 Universal serial "Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe"


Also Showing:

THE JETSONS: A DATE WITH JET SCREAMER

(USA, 1962) 25 minutes

Despite George's best efforts, (including substituting Elroy's secret code for her contest entry song) Judy wins a date with pop idol Jet Screamer who sings Judy's contest entry song (actually the secret code).


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:

To be announced...


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