Free Movie being shown downstairs.
(1991). This film showcases Iggy at one of the high points of his career. 22 cuts of Rock & Roll mayhem with drummer Larry Mullins, guitarist Whitey Kirst and bass guitarist Craig Pike, including – Raw Power, 5 Foot 1, Dirt, Loose, Lust For Life, China Girl, I Got A Right, Butt Town, Wild Child, My Baby Want’s To Rock & Roll, Neon Forest , Home, Brick By Brick, 1969, Candy, I Wanna Be Your Dog, No Fun, Search And Destroy, Down On The Street, The Passenger, Louie Louie & Foxy Lady. Starring : Iggy Pop. (107min)
(1968). Racecar driver Steve Grayson’s manager and friend, Kenny Donford (Bixby), has mismanaged his winnings and Steve (Elvis) finds himself in deep trouble with the IRS for back taxes. Susan Jacks (Sinatra) is an IRS agent assigned to keep tabs on Steve and apply his future prize money toward his $150,000 debt. But she ends up taking a romantic interest in him instead.
Starring: Elvis Presley, Bill Bixby & Nancy Sinatra.
Dir. Norman Taurog. (94 mins.)
(1962) (77Ms) Dir. by Fritz Bottger.
Starring: Alexander D’Arcy, Temple Foster (Harald Maresch).
An airplane heading to Singapore carrying a group of female dancers and a
Hollywood talent scout (D’Arcy) crashes on an island somewhere in the South
Pacific. But surviving the crash was the easy part for the island is infested with mutated spiders. When a member of their group is bitten and transformed into fiend to hideous to describe, the true surviving begins!
Oktoberfest & Pumpkin Beer Festival
On Tuesday, September 23th, Delilah’s will be hosting a comprehensive
tasting of Oktoberfest & Pumpkin beers. We will be tasting every possible
version of these beers available in this market – plus a five year vertical of
Ayinger Oktoberfest and a 3 year vertical of Southern Tier Pumpking! Some of
the beers being tasted include, but are not limited to: Ayinger Oktoberfest,
Paulaner Oktoberfest, Hacker-Pshorr Oktoberfest, Becks Oktoberfest, Goose
Island Oktoberfest, Great Lakes Oktoberfest, Summit Oktoberfest + Buffalo
Bills Pumpkin Ale, Southern Tier Pumpking, New Holland Ichabod Pumpkin Ale,
Dogfishead Pumpkin Ale, Lakefront Pumpkin Lager & O’Fallen Pumpkin Ale. This
is guaranteed to be ideal for both the new enthusiast as well as the long
term aficionado – and talk about becoming an educated shopper. Again, this
tasting will take place on Tuesday, September 23th from 5pm – 9pm, at
Delilah’s, 2771 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago (773) 472-2771. There is no cost to
attend and the various beers will be available to purchase by the whole
bottle/pint, or as a comprehensive sampling – information about the beers will
be available. After 9pm, we will be releasing our Oktoberfest and Pumpkin Beer
List which will feature most of these beers for as long as they are seasonally
available. Feel free to call with any questions.
(1979). This film catches “The Godfather of Soul” live in Monterey, January 1979. Beginning with a rousing performance of “Get Up Offa That Thing,” the band crashes right from one killer number to the next and he’s covered in sweat by the end of it. “Sex Machine”, “Georgia on My Mind,” “Please Please Please,” before moving into “Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag” – fantastic! Starring : James Brown. (60min)
(1967). Elvis is Scott Heyward, a rich kid switching places with a water skiing instructor – as they both see life from the other side. Will Elvis/Scott/Tom win the girl? A perfectly funtastic end of summer romp, with some great musical cuts. Starring: Elvis Presley, Bill Bixby & Shelley Fabares. Dir. Arthur H. Nadel. 100 mins.
(1963) (85Ms) Directed by Al World (Alvaro Mancori). Starring: Dan Vadis, SpelaRozin, Carla Calo, Ken Clark, Maria Fiore, Ugo Sasso.
Hercules (Vadis) falls for Telca (Rozin), the beautiful daughter of a deposed king (Sasso) under the thrall of an evil sorceress Ella (Calo). Captured and enslaved by Ella, Hercules must first free himself and then liberate the kingdom’s citizens before he can live in happiness with his new love. A.KA. ‘Hercules the Invincible’.
This collection of 22 Clash live cuts shows the band throughout their career – Munich 1977, London ‘78 & ‘79, Tomorrow Show With Tom Snyder ‘81, Tokyo ‘82, Shea Stadium ‘82, the US Festival ‘83 ++. Dir. Don Letts. (82mins)
(1972). Winner of the 1972 Golden Globe for Best Documentary. Elvis On Tour showcases The King in top form with all the magic that has become his legend. Dir. Pierre Adidge & Robert Abel. 93 mins.
(1959) (101Ms) Dir. Pietro Francisci.
Starring: Steve Reeves, Sylvia Lopez, Gabriele Antonini, Primo Carnera.
Hercules (Reeves) and Ulysses (Antonini) are en route to Thebes. They stop to rest, and Hercules unknowingly drinks from the magical waters of Lethe making him lose his memory. He becomes enslaved by Queen Omphale (Lopez), trapped in her garden of pleasure. Can Ulysses help Hercules restore his memory and escape Queen Omphale’s evil clutches?!
(2003). These 23 songs show The Clash at their absolute peak, recorded live at the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, New Jersey, March 8, 1980. (No Director credit) (86 mins).
(1970). This film documents Elvis’ Summer Festival in Las Vegas – his return to the stage after 14 years of making movies, with the bulk of the footage from the International Hotel in Las Vegas in August of 1970. Dir. Dennis Sanders. 108 mins.
(1964) (96Ms) Directed by Domenico Paolella. Starring: Rock Stevens (Peter Lupus), Helga Line, Mario Petri, Livio
Hercules (Stevens) must rescue the Queen of the Hellenes (Line) and
free the people of Babylon from the evil sorcerer Osar (Lorenzon). Complicating Hercules’ task is King Phaleg of Assyria (Petri). He claims friendship, but has his own designs – wanting to force the Queen to marry him, and expand his kingdom. Can Hercules defeat these two power-mad rulers and save the Queen or will he fall before the staggering odds!?!
The most complete documentary to date examining Punk’s most influential band. Featuring old club footage through giant stadium shows cut with terrific interviews. Dir. Don Letts. (80mins).
(1968). This Elvis television special captures him at the beginning of his comeback run. He looks good and he sounds great and the choreography is unbelieveably and fantastically bizarre at times. Part of our Elvis Disappearance Month Celebration!!! Dir. Steve Binder. (76 mins)
(1961) (95Ms) Directed by
Vittorio Cottafavi. Starring: Reg Park, Fay Spain, Ettore Manni, Luciano Marin, Laura Efrikian. The ever globe-trotting Hercules (Park) happens to be the right man at the right place when he saves the beautiful Iseme (Efrikian) from the deadly dragon Proteus. And lucky for Herc – she’s the daughter of Antinea (Spain), the Queen of Atlantis! Or, maybe not so lucky – it seems Antinea has designs on the Greeks, wants her daughter dead and has taken Hercules’ son captive. Enraged, Hercules brings the pain on the Atlanteans in order to save his son!
(1984). These two concerts show The Clash as they rise into “the only band that mattered” playing two blistering sets with several odd versions of their classic songs. (No Director credit) (99 mins).
(1976). Filmmakers Ivan Kral & Amos Poe were interested in the emerging Punk scene coming out of CBGBs and Max’s Kansas City. They began filming at shows and this film displays that footage with a raw and disjointed soundtrack. Dir. Amos Poe. Starring : Blondie, Television, Ramones, Heartbreakers, Patti Smith, Talking Heads & Wayne County. (85min)
(1986). Ding dong you’re dead! Evil zombies force a
messed up Vietnam Vet back to the House where his nightmare began. Starring: William Katt, George Wendt & Richard Moll. Dir. Steve Miner. (93mins)
(1979) (90Ms) Directed by John Carpenter. Starring : Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, John Houseman, Hal Holbrook.
The sleepy seaside village of Antonio Bay harbors a deep, dark secret – a past steeped in murder and greed. Exactly 100 years ago, a ship was wrecked on the coastline under heavy fog with no reported survivors. Now, undercover of a mysterious fog, a long forgotten horror arises to greet the villager’s descendants. The long dead souls of these mariners have returned…for vengeance!
(1984). On the road with a young Social
Distortion along with Youth Brigade and a visit with Minor Threat – one of the best punk documentaries ever. Dir. Adam Small & Peter Stuart. (78 mins)
(1987). Ash, the sole survivor of The Evil Dead, returns to the same cabin deep in the woods with his girlfriend. The two discover a mysterious tape recorder with passages from the Book Of The Dead. Little do they know that the words are powerful enough to invoke a spell that unleases the evil spirits of the forest. Dir. Sam Raimi. Starring : Bruce Campbell. (85mins)
(1969) (105Ms) Directed by William D. Brown. Starring : Alvy Moore, Thordis Brandt, John Lodge, Anthony Eisley.
Ralph Hayes (Alvy Moore – Hank Kimbal from tv’s ‘Green Acres’) leads an expedition into the swamps of Louisiana to investigate the seemingly accidental deaths of eight young women. Their research reveals that a powerful warlock (Lodge) has been doing the killing. Known as Luther the Berserk, his mission is to supply fresh blood to his newly risen, 200-year old witch queen (Brandt). And now that Dr. Hayes’ group know what’s been doing the
killing, the question is – have they arrived too late to stop this ancient horror from growing and killing even more!?!
(1983). This screening includes the 1973 documentary Looking For A Kiss, also footage from two
Dolls concerts from 1973 as well as their appearance on Don Kirshner, in addition, there is footage from two Heartbreakers shows, CBGB’s in 1975 and Irving Plaza in 1982. (87min)
(1979). Five vacationing college students unwittingly
resurrect evil demons from their ancient slumber – now there is no escape. Dir. Sam Raimi. Starring : Bruce Campbell. (85mins)
(1978) (89Ms) Directed by Gus Trikonis. Starring : Richard Crenna, Andrew Prine, Joanna Pettet, Victor Buono.
Psychologist C.J. Arnold and his wife Caroline have decided to set
themselves up in private practice. To that end, they bought the old Vargas Mansion with the intention of turning it into a clinic. The good Doctor plans to get together a group of friends and use a long weekend to fix-up the old mansion. Unfortunately, once they arrive, odd events start to occur. Before they know it, they are trapped in the house by a strange force. Soon they stumble upon the old diary of Emilio Vargas – the mansion’s prior owner –
and the horrors it reveals are a small sample of what lies ahead for them!!!
(1980) The Jam delivers 21 hits recorded for a TV special in Germany on November 30, 1980 called Live Dusseldorf Rockpalast. (75 m ins)
(1981). Beneath a run-down New Orleans hotel lies a dark, evil secret. The entrance to the underworld is waiting to be opened and when the new residents of the hotel move in…the evil is awakened! Dir. Lucio Fulci. Starring : Catriona MacColl, David Warbeck and Sarah Keller. (89mins)
(1994). Godzilla is threatened by
two new forces: Mogera – another U.N. built machine and Space Godzilla – a beast spawned from Godzilla’s particles in space. Dir. Kensho Yamashita. Starring : Jun Hashizume & Meguim Odaka. (106mins)
(1969) (94Ms) Directed by Bud Townsend.
Starring: Cameron Mitchell, Anne Helm, Scott Brady, Berry Kroeger.
Former studio make-up artist Vincent Renard (Mitchell), who was
disfigured in a horrible accident, has made a comeback as a curator of the very popular Hollywood Wax Museum, with all the exhibits created by him. One would think is new success would be enough, but Vincent harbors a grudge against those he believes maimed him, ruining his Hollywood career. When an old flame, Marie Morgan (Helm) stops by for a visit, Renard hopes to resolve some “issues” from his past. Two questions though: how does Renard get his wax sculptures to look so life-like? The other, why are so many Hollywood big-wigs going missing? Hmmmmmmm…