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, July 13, 2019
7:00PM - 11:30PM (approx)
UNDER YOUR SKIN!
DR. JECKYLL AND MR. HYDE
(USA, 1941) 113 minutes
Dr. Jekyll believes good and evil exist in everyone. Experiments reveal his evil side, named
Hyde. Experience teaches him how evil Hyde can be: He kills Ivy who earlier expressed interest
in Jekyll and Sir Charles, Jekyll's fiancee's father.
John Frankenheimer's SECONDS
(USA, 1966) 107 minutes
Middle-aged banker Arthur Hamilton is given the opportunity to start a completely new life
when he receives calls from his old friend Charlie. The only problem is that Charlie is supposed
to be dead. Hamilton is eventually introduced to a firm that will fake his death and create an
entirely new look and life for him. After undergoing physical reconstruction surgery and months
of training and psychotherapy, Hamilton returns to the world in the form of artist Tony Wilson.
He has a nice house in Malibu and a manservant, a company employee who is there to assist him
with his adjustment.
MY FAVORITE MARTIAN: MISS JECKYLL AND HYDE
(USA, 1964) 25 minutes
Mrs. Brown's niece, Paula Clayfield, comes for visit. A former child prodigy, Paula has always
relied on her brains to mask insecurities in her personal appearance. Despite her Plain Jane looks,
to get Tim to ask Paula out, Martin transforms her into a ravishing beauty without her knowledge.
San Diego Reader Building
San Diego, CA 92102
Please RSVP to Gerry Williams (filmist "-at-" mac.com)
as seating is limited.
NEXT MONTH: August 17, 2019
"The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms" (1953)
and "Beginning of the End" (1957)
and "Jonny Quest: The Curse of Anubis" (1964)