Egyptian Theatre
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Wed, Oct 3, 2012

Double Feature! Book Signing With Director Bert I. Gordon!

Bert I. Gordon will sign copies of his book 'The Amazing Colossal Worlds of Mr. B.I.G.: An Autobiographical Journey by Bert I. Gordon' at 6:30 PM in the Egyptian lobby.

Discussion between films with director Bert I. Gordon.
1957, Warner Bros., 66 min, USA, Dir: Bert I. Gordon

When test pilot Bruce Barton goes missing, his girlfriend organizes a search party that includes a scientist, a pilot, and a mining expert (played by horror icon Lon Chaney Jr.). Flying into a Mexican jungle, the group encounters enormous mutant snakes and bugs, and that's nothing compared to the 50-foot title character they eventually find! B-movie auteur Bert I. Gordon directs this classic of 1950s sci-fi horror.

1976, 88 min, USA, Dir: Bert I. Gordon

In this cult classic adaptation of the H.G. Wells novel, a strange substance bubbling up on an island in British Columbia puts everything that eats it on a serious growth spurt; when a pro footballer (Marjoe Gortner) and his friends go camping on the island, giant killer wasps are just the beginning of their problems. Another enjoyable exploitation effort by director Bert I. Gordon (AIP’s go-to guy for nature-gone-bad flicks), FOOD OF THE GODS slips in sly winks at fundamentalists, ecologists and capitalists while critters the size of SUVs stalk the screen. Also starring Pamela Franklin, Ralph Meeker and the great Ida Lupino, who starts the whole thing off by feeding the mysterious goo to her chickens.

Screening formats: 35mm
Egyptian Theatre • Wed, Oct 3, 2012 • 7:30pm

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