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, June 18, 2016
7:00PM - 11:00PM (approx)
KOSMICHESKIY REYS: FANTASTICHESKAYA NOVELLA
(USSR, 1936) 65 minutes
Scientist Pavel Sedikh grows impatient with the restrictions of the conservative Soviet space
institute in Moscow. Sedikh builds his own spacecraft, and accompanied by a female astronaut
and a boy, he embarks on a the first human trip to the moon.
(USA, 1950) 92 minutes
After their latest rocket fails, Dr. Charles Cargraves and retired General Thayer have to
start over again. This time, Gen. Thayer approaches Jim Barnes, the head of his own aviation
construction firms to help build a rocket that will take them to the moon. Together they gather
the captains of industry and all pledge to support the goals of having the United States be
the first to put a man on the moon. They build their rocket and successfully leave the Earth's
gravitational pull and make the landing as scheduled.
THE JETSONS: THE LITTLE MAN
(USA, 1962) 25 minutes
During a test-run of Spacely's new invention, called the MiniVac, George is shrunk down to
six inches high, but cannot enlarge himself, due to a malfunction in the machine's enlarging
program. The next day, Mr. Spacely sends George to steal a cog from Cogswell Cogs so George
can re-enlarge himself.
San Diego Reader Building
San Diego, CA 92102
Please RSVP to Gerry Williams (filmist "-at-" mac.com)
as seating is limited.
NEXT MONTH: 16 July 2016
When Worlds Collide (1951)
Conquest of Space (1955)
and The Jetsons: Jane's Driving Lesson (1962)