Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
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Thu, Oct 26, 2017
7:30pm
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THE SOUL OF GODZILLA: AN ISHIRO HONDA TRIBUTE
Double Feature!
MOTHRA / BATTLE IN OUTER SPACE

Join us at 6:30 PM in the lobby, where authors Steve Ryfle and Ed Godziszewski will sign their book Ishiro Honda: A Life in Film, From Godzilla to Kurosawa.

Discussion between films with authors Steve Ryfle and Ed Godziszewski, moderated by Steve Peros.
MOTHRA
1961, Sony Repertory, 101 min, Dir: Ishiro Honda

Giant caterpillar-turned-avenging-insect Mothra wreaks havoc on Japan when its best friends - two tiny, telepathic, singing sisters (played by real-life siblings Yumi and Emi Ito) - are kidnapped by an unscrupulous promoter and forced to perform in a Tokyo nightclub.


BATTLE IN OUTER SPACE
UCHÛ DAISENSÔ
1959, Sony Repertory, 90 min, Japan, Dir: Ishiro Honda

With the space race in full swing, Ishirô Honda and SFX artist Eiji Tsuburaya collaborated on this action-packed, alien-invasion extravaganza. Envisioning Japan as an aerospace leader and reflecting its postwar return to world affairs (the country had recently joined the United Nations), the film shows Tokyo leading an international coalition of America, the Soviet Union and other nations against hostile spacemen from the planet Natal. These pint-sized invaders pack a powerful arsenal that includes nimble flying saucers and a giant mothership with an anti-gravity beam that sucks skyscrapers off the ground! Heroic astronaut Katsumiya (Ryo Ikebe) and his crew are ready for battle - on the moon, and in the skies over Tokyo.


Screening formats: DCP (MOTHRA), 35mm (BATTLE IN OUTER SPACE)
Egyptian Theatre • Thu, Oct 26, 2017 • 7:30pm
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Steve Ryfle & Ed Godziszewski In Person!
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