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 17, 2018
7:00PM - 11:00PM (approx)

FLIGHTS OF FANTASY


THE TWONKY

(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.


Also Showing:


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.

Film Trailer


Also Showing:


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.

Series Trailer


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 17, 2018
"The Invaders: Vikor" (1967)
and "The Invaders: Doomsday Minus One" (1967)
and "The Invaders: Quantity-Unknown" (1967)
and "The Invaders: Wall of Crystal" (1967)

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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