What's Showing on Movie Marvels This Weekend!
Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8
WEREWOLF IN A GIRLS’ DORMITORY (1961)
The mysterious new science teacher Dr. Julian Olcott arrives at an institutional boarding school for troublemaker girls. During the night Mary Smith, an intern who is blackmailing another teacher (Sir Alfred Whiteman) with love letters, is slaughtered by a werewolf. The detective in charge of the investigation attributes the crime to a wolf, while her mate Priscilla believes she was killed by Sir Alfred. On the next days, other deaths happen in the school, reducing the list of suspects. (IMDb)
Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16
THE KILLER SHREWS
A disparate group is trapped on a remote island by a hurricane. On the island, a doctor works to make humans twice as small as we already are. This, apparently, will help prevent over population. Unfortunately, his experiments have also created some giant shrews. As the shrews run out of smaller animals to eat, they move in on the people in the house. IMDb
Friday, June 22 and Saturday, June 23
UNKNOWN WORLD (1951)
Dr. Jerimiah Morley becomes convinced that the world is headed to an inevitable worldwide nuclear war. He organizes an expedition made up of a team of expert scientists and an atomic-powered rock-boring vehicle called a "cyclotram" to find a subterranean environment where holocaust survivors could live indefinitely. When funding falls through, independently rich adventurer Wright Thompson underwrites the project under the condition that he be allowed to go. As the group goes deeper beneath the Earth's crust, personalities clash, tempers flare, and the dangerous journey claims the lives of several expedition members. IMDb
Friday, June 29 and Saturday, June 30
MESA OF LOST WOMEN
A mad scientist named Arana is creating giant spiders and dwarves in his lab on the Zarpa Mesa in Mexico. He wants to create a master race of superwomen by injecting his female subjects with spider venom. Excerpt from IMDb.
Friday, July 5 and Saturday, July 6
DOCTOR OF DOOM
A mad scientist terrorizes a city by kidnapping young women with his ape-man Gomar and then using them as subjects in sadistic brain transplant experiments. A female wrestler whose sister was one of the victims swears vengeance against the Mad Doctor. IMDb
Friday, July 12 and Saturday, July 13
BULLDOG DRUMMOND IN AFRICA
On the eve of his wedding Captain Hugh Drummond is off to Morocco when Scotland Yard's Colonel J.A. Nielson is kidnapped by international criminal Richard Lane. With his fiancée Phyllis Clavering, friend 'Algy' Longworth and his trusty valet 'Tenny' Tennyson, Bulldog flies his own plane 1200 miles only to find the local British Consul ordering him home without delay. Drummond isn't an easy man to get rid of however and they soon mount their rescue plan. IMDb
Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20
An American reporter in Japan is sent to interview an eccentric Japanese scientist working on bizarre experiments in his mountain laboratory. When the doctor realizes that the hapless correspondent is the perfect subject for his next experiment, he drugs the unfortunate man and injects him with a serum that gradually transforms him into a hideous, two-headed monster. IMDb
Friday, July 26 and Saturday, July 27
Destroy All Planets - AKA Gamela vs. Bairus
A group of aliens from another planet head for Earth with the intentions of conquering it. Their first ship is destroyed in transit by the giant flying turtle Gamera. A second ship makes it to Earth and captures two Boy Scouts and holds them captive so that Gamera will not attack them. The aliens then implant a remote control device into the monster's neck and use the great turtle to attack Tokyo. The boys then come up with a plan to foul up the remote control device to the point where Gamera does the opposite of what he is ordered to. As a result Gamera destroys the aliens ship, but then has to contend with their giant squid like leader Viras. IMDb
Friday, August 2 and Saturday, August 3
The Beast from Haunted Cave
Gangster Alexander Ward, his girl friend, Gypsy Boulet, and two henchmen come to Deadwood, South Dakota with teh idea of stealing a few gold bars. As a distraction, they set off an explosion in a remote cave. Wouldn't it figure that during their getaway they'd have to seek refuge in that same cave when a nasty storm strikes. They soon discover the diversion tactic did more than draw the attention of the townfolk. Excerpt from IMDb.
Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10
ATTACK FROM SPACE
Benevolent aliens from the planet Emerald send superhero Starman to protect Earth from invasion by an evil alien race called the Spherions. When Starman arrives on Earth, he discovers a conspiracy involving Earth's top scientists. He must root out the traitors and also stop the impending alien invasion. -Excerpt from IMDb.