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50's Sci -Fi Movie Marathon

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Saturday, March 24, 2018by kenna.kj

The Effingham Public Library is hosting a 50’s Sci-Fi Movie Marathon Saturday, March 24th in the Workman Room. Films will be played at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.  Come for one or come for all!

The schedule is as follows:

11 a.m. War of the Worlds (1 hr 25 min). A small town in California is attacked by Martians, beginning a worldwide invasion.

1 p.m. Them! (1hr 34 min). The earliest atomic tests in New Mexico cause common ants to mutate into giant man-eating monsters that threaten civilization.

3 p.m. The Incredible Shrinking Man (1 hr 21 min). When Scott Carey begins to shrink because of exposure to a combination of radiation and insecticide, medical science is powerless to help him.

No registration is required.

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