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Saturday, November 17 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
King Kong

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A discussion of the making and production of the original 1933 fantasy adventure classic and its lasting cultural significance, as well as its countless remakes, sequels, and reboots. Join film scholar Steve Vertlieb and writer Richard Stout for this loving remembrance of, perhaps, the greatest "Monster" film of all time.

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Samuel Delany

Samuel R. Delany is a Grandmaster of Science Fiction, the first African-American to receive this honor. His science fiction novels include: The Fall of the Towers, Babel-17 and The Einstein Intersection (winners of the Nebula Award for best novel of 1966 and 1967 respectively), Nova... Read More →
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Carl Paolino

Carl Paolino is a veteran of the entertainment industry. As a producer, director, screenwriter, and production designer, his credits include feature films, television series, music videos, Broadway shows, and television commercials. His animated productions include: MTV’s Celebrity... Read More →
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Richard Stout

Richard premiered his trilogy of kid spy movies featuring James Blond, Agent Uh-Oh 7, at Philcon, beginning with 1993's LEARNER'S PERMIT TO KILL. His horror makeup/special FX workshop "Monsters, Aliens, and Spirit Gum" has been popular both here and at I-Con. He and his wife Kathryn... Read More →
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Steve Vertlieb

An award-winning writer, film historian, critic, archivist, musicologist and poet, Steve Vertlieb has been writing about motion pictures and symphonic film music in a variety of books, magazines, journals, tabloids, and on the internet, since 1969 and has been profiled in "Who's Who... Read More →


Saturday November 17, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Plaza IV Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

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