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, February 22, 2020
7:00PM - 11:00PM (approx)

SCIENCE FICTION THEATRE - THE BEST OF SEASON 1!



SCIENCE FICTION THEATRE: TIME IS JUST A PLACE

(USA, 1955) 25 minutes
Al and Nell Brown are suspicious of their odd new neighbor. Mr. Heller, who claims to be an inventor, uses a robotic vacuum cleaner and a flashlight that shines X-rays. Even so, he's clueless about current technology. Al becomes convinced the couple is from the future, though Nell says her husband's reading too much science fiction.

Also Showing:

SCIENCE FICTION THEATRE: THE STONES BEGAN TO MOVE

(USA, 1955) 25 minutes
A discovery inside the recently-opened tomb of an Egyptian pharaoh may hold a clue as to the construction of the pyramids.

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SCIENCE FICTION THEATRE: THE STRANGE PEOPLE AT PECOS

(USA, 1955) 25 minutes
A high-strung radar operator is convinced that UFOs are following the test rockets he monitors at a secret facility in Pecos, New Mexico. His kids' new playmate, an odd little girl who feels no pain, causes him to jump to conclusions; he's sure the child and her family are spies from outer space.

Also Showing:

SCIENCE FICTION THEATRE: THE HUMAN EQUATION

(USA, 1955) 25 minutes
Researchers studying new antibiotics are finding themselves accused of uncharacteristic behaviors, which they can't recall. Could the ergot-derived compound be affecting their brains?

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SCIENCE FICTION THEATRE: PROJECT 44

(USA, 1955) 25 minutes
A break through in rocket design "Project 44" means a team of 8 astronauts are to be selected to go on a mission to Mars. Those planning the project have to deal with the emotional stress of such a voyage along with the obvious physical needs.

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SCIENCE FICTION THEATRE: OPERATION FLYPAPER

(USA, 1956) 25 minutes
The theft of a series of scientific documents and equipment become perplexing with the only clue being unexplained time shifts that occur at the time the items went missing.

Also Showing:

SCIENCE FICTION THEATRE: THE OTHER SIDE OF THE MOON

(USA, 1956) 25 minutes
A new astronomical camera picks up evidence of strange happenings on the Moon. The government launches a ship to investigate and the answer turns out to be well beyond what anyone thought possible.

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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: March 22, 2020

EARLY ADVENTURES ON VENUS

"First Spaceship on Venus" (1960)
and "Planeta Bur (Planet of Storms)" (1962)
and "Jonny Quest: Riddle of the Gold" (1964)

The SDVSF Play List -- what we've screened.

Be sure to check out our sister film group,
The Mars Society - San Diego's MARS MOVIE NIGHT
at the MarsMovieGuide.com

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