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The Midway Drive-in Theatre’s drive-in screening of Night of the Comet on 31 August was such a success they are showing it again as part of their Flashback Weekend Festival on 20 September. The programme kicks off with The Midnight Meat Train at 7.45pm, followed by The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) at 9.45pm, I Drink Your Blood at 11.30pm with Night of the Comet showing at 1.30am. The evening will end with a viewers choice film yet to be announced. Admission to the whole festival is only $10. See the Midway’s website or phone 1-847-478-0119 for further information. [thanks to Bill Selman for the information]
Night of the Comet will be showing as part of IFC’s (Indy Film Company) Second Annual B Movie Celebration. The event, hosted in Franklin Indiana from 26-28 September 2008, will feature screenings of over 50 classic B movies, 20 Educational seminars and the World’s Largest Beach Party, featuring the music of The Moon-Rays. As well as screening Night of the Comet, other films on the agenda include: Shogun Assassin, Death Race 2000, This Island Earth, Carnival Of Souls, Night Of The Living Dead, Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls, World Without End, Not Of This Earth (The Black And White Original), The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms, The 7th Voyage Of Sinbad, Earth Vs. The Flying Saucers, Attack Of The 50 Foot Woman, Psycho, One Million BC, Invaders From Mars, Abbott And Costello Meet Frankenstein, Twins Of Evil, The Vampire Lovers, Lust For A Vampire, The Time Machine, War Of The Worlds and A Retrospective Of The Films of Jim Wynorski.