(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’.
Free Movie being shown downstairs.
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…
(1979). The Mods and The Rockers battle it out on
Brighten beach in this now legendary Who rock opera – to coincide with our Classic Motorcycle and Scooter gathering weekend. Dir. Frank Roddam. Starring : Phil Daniels & The Who. (115 mins)
(1975) Invaders from The Third Planet, with the help of disgruntled Earth scientist Dr. Mafune (Akihiko Hirata), have fixed and re-animated MechaGodzilla! With MechaGodzilla, along with the telepathically controlled Titanosaurus, the aliens intend to destroy the inhabitants of Earth. Man’s only hope is Godzilla. Who will win this desperate battle? Directed by Ishiro Honda. Starring: Godzilla, MechaGodzilla, Titanosaurus. (78mins)
(1986) (90Ms) Directed by Frank Harris. Starring; Cameron Mitchell, Leo Fong, Troy Donahue, Diane Stevenett.
Ex-cop and now private investigator Joe Fong (Fong) is hired by rich businessman John Templeton (Donahue) to find his missing daughter (Stevenett). Fong soon discovers that she has joined-up with a mysterious religious cult run by the blind prophet Yarakunda (Mitchell) – and they are not about to give-up a new acolyte. Now Fong must assemble a team of specialists in order to storm Yarakunda’s private sanctuary and rescue the young woman before it is too late!
(1984) The 30th anniversary of this show!
Recorded live at DMPO’s on Broadway in San Francisco June 16th, 1984, and capturing the loud, angry and controversial nature that positioned them as pioneers of punk. Dir. Dirk Dirksen. (58 mins)
(1974). Aliens intend to take over the Earth and in case Godzilla tries to interfer they have built a mechanical version of him to battle it out. The Japanese uncut & letterboxed version will be shown Dir. Jun Fukuda. Starring : Godzilla. (97mins)
(1984) (89Ms) Directed by Frank Harris. Starring: Cameron Mitchell, Richard Roundtree, Leo Fong, Stack Pierce.
L.A. cop Lt. James Fong (Fong) uses any means necessary as he hunts down the criminals who raped and murdered his wife. Aided by FBI agent Bill Bryant (Roundtree), the search leads to a gang of vicious gun runners run by the psycho Joe Marks – their next big score, the National Guard armory. As the bodies start to pile-up and corruption dogs him at every turn, can Fong stop these madmen and finally put the death of his wife behind him?
(1955). In January of 2002 Brian Wilson played the entire Pet Sounds album at London’s Royal Festival Hall to a constant standing ovation. We will be following this screening with a night of Brian Wilson and Beach Boys music and video to celebrate his birthday. Dir. John Anderson. Stars : Brian Wilson. (57 mins)
(1973). Stationed under the ocean, the Seatopians plan to conquer Earth with Gaigan & Megalon. Godzilla teams up with Jet Jaguar to fight the evil threat. Dir. Jun Fukuda. Starring : Godzilla & Jet Jaguar.