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!

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Gerry Williams (filmist "-at-"

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Saturday, July 18, 2015
7:00PM - 11:00PM (approx)


(USA, 1951) 92 minutes

An alien (Klaatu) with his mighty robot (Gort) land their spacecraft on Cold War-era Earth just after the end of World War II. They bring an important message to the planet that Klaatu wishes to tell to representatives of all nations. However, communication turns out to be difficult, so, after learning something about the natives, Klaatu decides on an alternative approach.

Film Trailer

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(USA, 1954) 75 minutes

Amid some reports of a UFO, a stranger arrives at a rural English inn. He has odd behavior, but otherwise looks normal. The ship that dropped him off caused a woman's car to crash, but he has miraculous healing powers, so she survives unhurt. The stranger finally tells everyone that he is there to prepare the way for messengers from the planet Venus. Everyone believes him, more or less. The government cordons off the area so that no one can get in to find out more, or get out to tell what they've seen. The government conspires to capture the returning Venusian ship when it comes to pick up the Stranger and deliver the official messengers.

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(USA, 1962) 25 minutes

Rosey begins a romance with Henry the janitor's robot assistant, Mac.

Film Trailer


Williams microCINEMA
Studio 106
San Diego Reader Building
2323 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92102


Please RSVP to Gerry Williams (filmist "-at-" as seating is limited.

NEXT MONTH: 15 August 2015

To be determined...

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