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SF/45 is history. Thanks to all involved. Here were the films shown (in order) MIRACLE MILE. FIEND WITHOUT A FACE. SPACEBALLS. MYSTERIOUS ISLAND w/Harryhausen's Daughter Vanessa In Person! 1920's DR. JEYKLL & MR. HYDE w/Jeff Rapsis Live Music! ALTERED STATES. Cronenberg's THE FLY. MIDNIGHT SPECIAL. SECONDS. DIE MONSTER DIE. TARANTULA. FAST COLOR. SOYLENT GREEN. Add your suggestions using the link below. Also, there's a handy link to a filmmography of past events. Comments on this year's Selections? Post here:
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RICHARD GORDON Producer ISLAND OF TERROR (Read 1581 times)
Nov 3rd, 2011 at 2:53pm

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Richard Gordon, producer of such SF and Horror films as FIEND WITHOUT A FACE, THE PROJECTED MAN, THE ELECTRONIC MONSTER and THE HAUNTED STRANGLER has passed on. His 60s creature feature ISLAND OF TERROR with Peter Cushing showed way back at SF/7. It contained the unintentionally funny line, "No Bones!" Some guy who lives in L.A. helped find the print. I've tried for years to get FIEND WITHOUT A FACE shown. There is a print. Wouldn't mind seeing PROJECTED MAN at the Marathon and THE ELECTRONIC MONSTER is an interesting curiosity.
Richard Gordon wasn't just a stuffy producer. He was, right up to the end, a FAN as well. He would appear at conventions, contribute to books and magazine articles and even personally write letters to the editor.
Mr. Gordon will be missed. Cry


Gordon with Bela Lugosi
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