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, November 17, 2017
7:00PM - 11:00PM (approx)
(Japan, 1954) 98 minutes
Japan is thrown into a panic after several ships explode and are sunk. At first, the authorities
think it's either underwater mines or underwater volcanic activity. The authorities soon head
to Odo Island, close to where several of the ships were sunk. One night, something comes onshore
and destroys several houses and kills several people. A later expedition to the island led by
paleontologist Professor Kyôhei Yamane, his daughter Emiko, and young navy frogman Hideto
Ogata (who also happens to be Emiko's lover, even though she is betrothed to Dr. Daisuke Serizawa)
soon discover something more devastating than imagined in the form of a 164-foot-tall (50-meter-tall)
monster whom the natives call Gojira. Now, the monster begins a rampage that threatens to destroy
not only Japan but the rest of the world as well.
(Denmark / USA, 1961) 92 minutes
A portion of the tail of a prehistoric reptile is discovered in Denmark. It regenerates into
the entire reptile, which proceeds to destroy buildings and property and generally make a nuisance
of itself. It can fly, swim, and walk, and has impenetrable scales, which makes it difficult to
MY LIVING DOLL: THE LOVE MACHINE
(USA, 1962) 25 minutes
It would take a computer to find the right girl for Peter, and Bob has just the tool, Rhoda.
He furnishes Rhoda with information on 250 girls working at the space lab, trying to find a match
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Please RSVP to Gerry Williams (filmist "-at-" mac.com)
as seating is limited.
NEXT MONTH: December 16, 2017 - THE BEST OF STAR TREK: SEASON 2
"Star Trek: Amok Time"
and "Star Trek: Mirror Mirror"
and "Star Trek: Journey to Babel"
and "Star Trek: The Trouble with Tribbles"