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Just Announced: SF/47 will be live and in person! There will be some Virtual elements as well, but, the Marathon will be back on the Big Screen at the Somerville Theater! More details to follow 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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The Next Marathon will be held Presidents' Day Weekend 2022 at the Somerville Theater.
It will be preceded by the Boston Science Fiction Film Festival. www.Bostonsci-fi.com

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JAMES KAREN, RIP Frankenstein Meets Spacemonster (Read 1115 times)
Oct 24th, 2018 at 6:57pm

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JAMES KAREN, long-time actor, who did quite a few genre films, has passed on. Karen appeared in such notables as POLTERGEIST, RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD, the INVADERS FROM MARS remake (shown at SF/12) and CAPRICORN ONE. His other Marathon appearances were in TRAIL OF THE SCREAMING FOREHEAD (SF/32) and the schlock classic FRANKENSTEIN MEETS THE SPACE-MONSTER (SF/32).

The sight of him tooling around Puerto Rico in SPACE-MONSTER was a highlight of that 'thon (print courtesy of our Ohio leader, Bruce Bartoo!). Personally, I got to work with Karen on the straight-to-video horror comedy, GIRLFRIEND FROM HELL. He was a peach of a guy, and did the movie as a favor to the filmmakers - much appreciated.

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