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July 17, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Time Details:
1951 / b&w / 92 min. The Based on the Book Classic Film Series theme for July 2018 is 'KEEP WATCHING THE SKIES! Science Fiction Films of the Cold War.' Tuesday nights at 6:30 p.m. through July 24. After the film, you are invited to stay and discuss it under the auspices of the evening's host, Bob Doran.
Eureka Main Library
1313 3rd Street
Eureka, CA 95501
Free, thanks to the Friends of the Redwood Libraries.
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6:30 p.m. Eureka Library film series, Day the Earth Stood Still. Keep Watching the Skies!

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

The Day the Earth Stood Still, based on the short story "Farewell to the Master" by Harry Bates, and hosted by Bob Doran. An interplanetary visitor, Klaatu, and his formidable robot Gort, land their spacecraft on Cold War-era Earth. They bring an important message to the planet that Klaatu wishes to tell to representatives of all nations. However, communication turns out to be difficult, so, after learning something about the natives, Klaatu decides on an alternative approach. Starring Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Billy Gray, Hugh Marlowe and Sam Jaffe. Directed by Robert Wise.

Based on the Book Classic Film Series
Keep Watching the Skies!
Science Fiction Films of the Cold War
Keep Watching the Skies!  Science Fiction Films of the Cold War.
A green suited hominid clasps a pink clad blonde on the film poster.
'From out of space... a warning and an ultimatum!'

This poster is copyright Twentieth Century Fox and is used here legally, in accordance with the contract that allows the library to host a public showing of the film.