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1990
January 29 1990

‘Electric Current’ The Independent

‘Electric Current’ The Independent
Sheila Johnston on the re-opening of an historic London landmark ‘The Independent’, Friday 26th January 1990 ‘Going Out to Cinema’..Read More
1971
April 30 1971

Bride of the Andes

Bride of the Andes
30th April 1971, ‘Kensington Post’ pages 38-39 BRIDE OF THE ANDES (Electric Cinema) 11 p.m. performance today (Thursday). See Film..Read More
March 29 1971

Electric Film Club benefit for People’s Centre

Electric Film Club benefit for People’s Centre
Electric Film Club benefit ad for People’s Centre – People’s News – Vol 3, No 13, 29th March 1971 ‘LATE..Read More
January 8 1971

Paradise Now, Colour Later

Paradise Now, Colour Later
8th January 1971, ‘Kensington Post’ page 32 More Midnight Movies … PARADISE NOW, COLOUR LATER SHELDON ROCHLIN’S movie PARADISE NOW..Read More
1970
December 18 1970

‘El Topo’ has its first screening at the Elgin, NYC

‘El Topo’ has its first screening at the Elgin, NYC
On December 18th 1970 manager Ben Barenholtz showed Alejandro Jodorowsky’s surrealist western ‘El Topo‘ at midnight. It was an instant,..Read More
September 25 1970

How I Won The War & Forbidden Planet at midnight

How I Won The War & Forbidden Planet at midnight
25th September 1970, ‘Kensington Post’ page 40 MIDNIGHT MOVIES • HOW I WON THE WAR (Electric Cinema, tonight Thursday only)..Read More
August 28 1970

Top films at the Electric Cinema

Top films at the Electric Cinema
28th August 1970, ‘Kensington Post’ page 35 TOP FILMS AT THE ELECTRIC CINEMA ON WEDNESDAYS and Thursdays in September the..Read More
June 26 1970

It’s them again! Cocoanuts at the The Electric

It’s them again!  Cocoanuts at the The Electric
26th September 1970, ‘Kensington Post’ page 52 It’s them again! COCOANUTS. The Marx Brothers’ first picture, made in 1929 is..Read More
June 26 1970

Greetings, “an overground sex protest film”

Greetings, “an overground sex protest film”
26th June 1970, ‘Kensington Post’ page 50 Greetings (Electric Cinema Club, tomorrow and Saturday night) has been described as “an..Read More
June 19 1970

Black Power & The Stones

Black Power & The Stones
19th June 1970, ‘Kensington Post’ page 49 [Caption: Anne Wiazemsky ready for action in Sympathy for the Devil (MMY3)] SYMPATHY..Read More
June 12 1970

Those sexy nudes . . who wants ’em ?

Those sexy nudes . . who wants ’em ?
12th June 1970, ‘Kensington Post’ page 6 Letters SIR: I haven’t been to the local cinema for nearly a year..Read More
June 5 1970

Popdown, Calcutta and Living at The Electric

Popdown, Calcutta and Living at The Electric
5th June 1970, ‘Kensington Post’ page 43 * LOUISE MALLE’S Calcutta – The French film maker’s harrowing account of poverty..Read More
May 29 1970

The Electric screens Robin Spry’s Prologue

The Electric screens Robin Spry’s Prologue
29th May 1970, Kensington Post, page 37 As in Haskell Wexler’s remarkable “Medium Cool,” Robin Spry has also used the..Read More
May 22 1970

Electric Cinema showing ‘Hearts of the World’

Electric Cinema showing ‘Hearts of the World’
22nd May 1970, ‘Kensington Post’ page 57 ‘Watching around’ Electric Cinema showing Griffiths’ classic 1919 silent Hearts of the World..Read More
April 24 1970

Yojimbo’s UK premiere at The Electric

Yojimbo’s UK premiere at The Electric
24th April 1970, ‘Kensington Post’ page 47 REAL COUP AT THE ELECTRIC THE ELECTRIC Cinema Club has had to reluctantly..Read More
February 20 1970

Full Houses And Cash For The Underground

Paul Gregory, Electric cinema manager, 1970
20th February 1970, ‘Kensington Post’ page 47 Focus on local cinema FULL HOUSES AND CASH FOR THE ‘UNDERGROUND’ WHEN BIG..Read More