SAN DIEGO VINTAGE SCI-FI
Saturday, August 16th, 2014
BUCK ROGERS - PLANET OUTLAWS
(USA, 1939/1953) 68 minutes
Buck Rogers is an American soldier suspended in time wakes up to find himself in the futuristic world of the year 2500. Once settled he realizes that an evil villain, along with his gang of outlaws, has been trying his best to gain total control the the universe and everything in it. Buck Rogers has other plans for these thoughtless henchmen and will do anything he in his power to stop them in their tracks.
NOTE: Edited version of the 1939 Universal serial "Buck Rogers"
FLASH GORDON - PURPLE DEATH FROM OUTER SPACE
(USA, 1940/1966) 87 minutes
Earthmen are suddenly stricken with a mysterious disease, which causes instant death and leaves a purple spot on the forehead of each victim. Investigating, Dr. Zarkov discovers a spaceship from Ming's kingdom on Mongo spreading a dust across Earth's atmosphere, which Zarkov correctly deduces is causing the plague. Accompanied by Flash Gordon and Dale Arden, Zarkov drives off the ship and hurries to the friendly Mongo kingdom of Arboria, to enlist the aid of Prince Barin.
NOTE: Edited version of the 1940 Universal serial "Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe"
THE JETSONS: A DATE WITH JET SCREAMER
(USA, 1962) 25 minutes
Despite George's best efforts, (including substituting Elroy's secret code for her contest entry song) Judy wins a date with pop idol Jet Screamer who sings Judy's contest entry song (actually the secret code).
Showtime is 7:00pm at Studio 106 in the San Diego Reader Building at 2323 Broadway 92102 (the Golden Hill area just east of downtown San Diego).
Admission is FREE, and popcorn is provided (you can bring snacks or drinks to share).
Please RSVP to FILMIST <at> MAC.COM as seating is limited.
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