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 20, 2016
7:00PM - 11:00PM (approx)


Fritz Lang's FRAU IM MOND
(WOMAN IN THE MOON)

(German, 1929) 156 minutes

Astronomer Professor Georg Manfeldt is regarded as a crackpot for postulating the idea of an expedition to the Moon to harvest the plentiful supplies of gold that he believes are there. Wolf Helius, the head of an aeronautics firm, approaches Manfeldt and offers to mount such an expedition. As soon as Helius announces his plans, American Walter Turner, a representative of an international cartel headed by the five most powerful people in the world, steals Manfeldt's notes and blackmails Helius into allowing him to come along on the expedition. Helius also agrees to take his business partner Hans Windegger and Windegger's fiancée Friede Velten, whom Helius secretly desires. The rocket is built and launched. They land on the Moon and soon find the plentiful supplies of gold. However, the expedition is endangered by both Turner's treachery and Windegger's fearful belief that they will all be killed.


Also Showing:

THE JETSONS: TEST PILOT

(USA, 1962) 25 minutes

A mishap at the doctor's office has George believing he is about to die, so he volunteers for hazard duty, testing an "indestructible" jacket.

Film 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: 19 March 2016

The Outer Limits: The Zanti Misfits (1963)
The Outer Limits: Demon with a Glass Hand (1964)
and The Outer Limits: The Unheritors (Parts 1 & 2) (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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