What's Showing on Movie Marvels This Weekend!
Friday, August 16 and Saturday, August 17
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
Starring Starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello and Buddy Baer. Abbott & Costello's version of the famous fairy tale, about a young boy who trades the family cow for magic beans. - Excerpt courtesy IMDb.
Friday, August 23 and Saturday, August 24
SANTA CLAUS CONQUERS THE MARTIANS (1964)
Martians, upset that their children have become obsessed with TV shows from Earth which extoll the virtues of Santa Claus, start an expedition to Earth to kidnap the one and only Santa. While on Earth, they kidnap two lively children that lead the group of Martians to the North Pole and Santa. Excerpt courtesy IMDb.
Friday, August 30 and Saturday, August 31
ASSIGNMENT OUTER SPACE (1960)
Starring Rik Van Nutter, Gabriella Farinon and David Montresor
In the 21st century Ray Peterson, reporter for the Interplanetary News, is assigned to write a story aboard a space station. Tension mounts between Peterson and the station commander, who believes he is in the way, but has orders to leave him alone. Errant spaceship Alpha Two enters the solar system and its photon generators are radiating enough heat to destroy Earth as it approaches. It falls to Peterson to try to figure out a way to enter the spaceship, disarm the generators, and escape before suffocating. IMDb
Friday, September 6 and Saturday, September 7
ATTACK OF THE GIANT LEECHES
After local-moonshine swilling trapper Lem Sawyer sees a giant creature, people start disappearing. Lem is found dying with giant sucker wounds on his body. A couple forced into the water to escape an enraged man gets taken by the leeches. But police don’t believe a word of the story. -Excerpt from IMDb.
Friday, September 13 and Saturday, September 14
THE HORRORS OF SPIDER ISLAND
En route to a show in Singapore, a troupe of beautiful dancers are stranded on a deserted island by a plane crash. Their routine of skinny-dipping and devising new skimpy outfits is interrupted when a radioactive spider bites their manager and turns him into a wild-eyed, furry-faced monster with three fangs and a passion for strangling. IMDb
Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21
BOWERY AT MIDNIGHT (1942)
Starring Bela Lugosi, John Archer and Wanda McKay
Kindly soup kitchen operator and professor of criminology Bela Lugosi uses his soup kitchen as a front for a criminal gang who commit a series of daring robberies and murders. When things get out of hand, Lugosi kills his henchmen, who wind up as zombies in the cellar of the soup kitchen. IMDb
Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28
NIGHT OF THE BLOOD BEAST
An astronaut is killed on re-entry to Earth, but his body is seeded with rapidly-gestating aliens. The military base that recovered him is then cut off from the outside world by an alien. The revival of the dead astronaut, the death of a scientist, and the discovery of alien embryos inside the resurrected astronaut's body bodes ill for the survival of those trapped at the base and the rest of humanity. IMDb
Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5
VOYAGE OF THE PREHISTORIC WOMEN (1968)
In 1998, six months after the collision of a meteor and subsequent explosion of a rocket sent to Venus, the team composed by the astronauts Kern and Sherman with the robot John is launched to explore Venus. They arrive in the Space Station Texas for refueling but they have problems while landing in Venus. Without communication, another rocket is launched with Commander Brendan Lockhart, Andre Ferneau and Hans Walter to rescue the first team and explore the planet. They use a vehicle to seek Kern and Sherman, but they are attacked by a flying reptile. They kill the animal without knowing that it is worshiped and considered the God Terah by Venusians women that use their powerful connection with nature to destroy the invaders. IMDb