Monster Bash!

#1 by Michael Lattavo , Fri Jul 08, 2016 2:16 pm

Heading to a convention this weekend in Mars, PA called Monster Bash - they screen 16mm films of old monster and sci-fi films from the 40's, 50's, 60's. Screen continuously from 0900 to around 2am the following morning, all weekend long! Saturday night they put on a drive-in movie in the parking lot.

Anyone have anything like this in your neck of the woods?



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#2 by Gwyn Morgan , Fri Jul 08, 2016 2:49 pm

I WISH. 📽 📽👍👍


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#3 by Vidar Olavesen , Fri Jul 08, 2016 3:24 pm

We do have an old cinema that sometimes show films outdoors only, just wish they did it more often


 
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#4 by Timothy Duncan ( deleted ) , Fri Jul 08, 2016 3:32 pm

Sounds like a load of fun Michael! Could you get some pics and share them here later? Unfortunately, there's nothing like that around here. There IS a drive-in left in the neighboring county to me that I think is still in operation. I haven't been to one of those since "E.T." was rereleased back in the 80's!


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#5 by Michael Lattavo , Fri Jul 08, 2016 4:48 pm

I certainly will!



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#6 by Mats Abelli , Sat Jul 09, 2016 5:02 am

I wish we had something like that. I don´t know where to find a cinema that screens reel film nowadays. Outdoor screening is a problem i Scandinavia. In the summer, when the climate is OK, we have brigth nights


 
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#7 by Tyler Hatwell , Sat Jul 09, 2016 10:05 am

Sounds great but nothing like that around here. I emailed a few local cinemas/cinema clubs when I first got the projector to see if they projected "the old fashioned way" so I could get some help and advice (before I found the forum) but they said they all do digital now.

My local cinema expressed interest in me putting on screenings in their bar area using the 16mm projector but I've been having a problem finding decent, crowd-pleasing but also somewhat alternative (bit of a trendy cinema) things to show that won't cost the earth to get going. So that's on hold, for now


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#8 by Michael Lattavo , Tue Jul 12, 2016 5:50 pm

Back from the show! It was awesome, will definitely go back next year. Had an indoor theatre, and did an outdoor showing Saturday night. Also had lots of costumed characters walking around. Purchased 16mm Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!


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#9 by Timothy Duncan ( deleted ) , Tue Jul 12, 2016 6:16 pm

Thank you Michael! Been looking forward to your photos of this! Looks like your son had a lot of fun with you! And your 16mm score is terrific! Is that the one with Bette Davis and Joan Crawford? If so, that's a VERY good film!


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#10 by Michael Lattavo , Tue Jul 12, 2016 6:19 pm

Yes, it is! I've never seen it, but have heard great things about it - been on my 'want' list for a long time now!



 
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#11 by Timothy Duncan ( deleted ) , Fri Jul 15, 2016 3:21 pm

Michael, let us know what you think of your new film after you see it. I know we'd all love to see just a few (or a lot of) screenshots! :-)



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