Island of Lost Souls & Them

islandoflostsouls2Dates: October 30-31
Location: The New Beverly Cinema, 7165 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
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Description: The New Beverly Cinema presents a pair of classic science fiction horror films selected by Joe Dante (THE HOWLING). ISLAND OF LOST SOULS features Charles Laughton as Dr. Moreau, a mad scientist turning animals into people. THEM is an early example of a giant insect movie, with radiation used to explain the muation.

Island of Lost Souls Sun: 4:00 & 7:30; Mon: 7:30
1932, USA, 35mm, 70 minutes
Joe Dante is scheduled to appear IN PERSON at the 7:30 show on Sunday!
directed by Erle C. Kenton; screenplay by Philip Wylie & Waldemar Young, based on the novel "The Island of Dr. Moreau" by H.G. Wells; starring Charles Laughton, Richard Arlen, Leila Hyams, Bela Lugosi, Kathleen Burke

Them! Sun: 5:30 & 9:00; Mon: 9:00
1954, USA, 35mm, 94 minutes
directed by Gordon Douglas; written by Ted Sherdeman & Russell Hughes, based on a story by George Worthing Yates; starring James Whitmore, Edmund Gwenn, Joan Weldon, James Arness, Fess Parker