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, February 17, 2018
7:00PM - 11:00PM (approx)
FLIGHTS OF FANTASY
(USA, 1953) 84 minutes
The last thing College Lit Professor Cary West wants, while is wife is out of town, is a TV
set to keep him company; but that's just what wife Carolyn has bought for him. He is relieved
when the serviceman returns to collect the $100 deposit Carolyn forgot to give him; good, he
doesn't have the money so the man can take the TV back! Only, a $5 bill he accidentaly dropped
on the floor near the TV has suddenly developed 19 siblings, and the serviceman leaves, cash
in hand. West soon realizes he has a major problem: the TV is alive.
THE 5000 FINGERS OF DR. T.
(USA, 1953) 89 minutes
Bart has only one enemy in the world: his piano teacher Dr. Terwilliker. Dr. T has a mad
plan to force 500 young boys to practice at his magnificent piano 24 hours a day, 7 days a
week. Bart is the only hope to save these boys from being enslaved. Fantastic sets, screenplay,
and even song lyrics were provided by Dr. Seuss. Features the only piano academy ever known to
be equipped with cells and surrounded by an electric fence.
MY LIVING DOLL: MY ROBOT, THE WARDEN
(USA, 1962) 25 minutes
Bob's working extremely hard on a magazine article, and he instructs Rhoda to make certain
that he finishes on time.
San Diego Reader Building
San Diego, CA 92102
Please RSVP to Gerry Williams (filmist "-at-" mac.com)
as seating is limited.
NEXT MONTH: March 17, 2018
"The Invaders: Vikor"
and "The Invaders: Doomsday Minus One"
and "The Invaders: Quantity-Unknown"
and "The Invaders: Wall of Crystal"