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, May 24, 2014
7:00PM - 11:00PM (approx)
FANTASTIC ADVENTURES OF SINBAD...
Ub Iwerks's SINBAD THE SAILOR
(USA, 1935) 7 minutes
Sinbad battles a band of pirates at sea and on a tropical isle. A giant bird rescues him, and
he ends up back on his ship with the pirates' treasure.
POPEYE THE SAILOR MEETS SINBAD THE SAILOR
(USA, 1936) 16 minutes
After sending his giant roc to wreck Popeye's boat and kidnap Olive Oyl, Sindbad forces
Olive to dance for him by firing buckshot at her feet with a pea-shooter. Popeye attempts to
rescue her while Wimpy follows a duck around with a meat-grinder. After Popeye disposes of the
roc and Sindbad's two-headed giant, it's a battle to the "finich" between the two legendary sailors.
THE 7TH VOYAGE OF SINBAD
(USA, 1958) 88 minutes
When Captain Sindbad and his men land on the island Colossa they are confronted with man-eating
cyclops. They can escape with the help of the magician Sokurah and his magic lamp. The lamp which
contains a boy jinni unfortunately gets lost. Back in Bagdad the magician performs impressive
tricks. He wants to start an expedition back to Colossa to bringing the lamp back in his possession.
But the kalif rejects the magicians requests. The malicious Sokurah breaks into the rooms of
the princess at night and shrinks the princess to the size of an elf. The magician offers his
abilities to heal the princess on next day. But one of the magic potions necessary components
must be procured from the island Colossa first. So captain Sindbad sails again to the island
Colossa and to the dangers expecting him there...
NOTE: Screened in high-definition Blu-ray.
San Diego Reader Building
San Diego, CA 92102
Please RSVP to Gerry Williams (filmist "-at-" mac.com)
as seating is limited.
SPACE CHILDREN (1958)
THE COLOSSUS OF NEW YORK (1958)
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