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All are invited to join us for a series of throw-back programs to the '50s and '60s sci-fi cinema on Mondays through the months of June and July. Movie showings are free and open to the public, and free popcorn will be available for all attendees. Movie showings start at 6 PM:
July 1 – From the Earth to the Moon (1958, 100 min). Based on a Jules Verne novel and set in 1868, an inventor creates a new explosive that he plans to use to fuel a spaceship to the moon.
July 8 – The Phantom Planet (1961, 83 min). Featured in an episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000, this film features a planet that miniaturizes people and giant aliens called "Solarites."
July 15 (due to film length, this showing will start at 5:45 PM) – Planet of the Apes (1968, 112 min). The original film in the popular science fiction franchise, it tells the story of a group of astronauts who crash-land on a planet where apes rule as the most advanced species and humans are pre-lingual and enslaved.
Event Type(s): Movie, Summer Reading, Website Youth, Website Teen, Website Adult Age Group(s): All Ages JCPL Adult Services (423) 434-4454

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