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Midnight movies timeline

February 4 1972
Oscar Zarate’s Electric Cinema

Oscar Zarate’s Electric Cinema

OSCAR ZARATE is a young Argentinian graphic designer who has been in this country only since September, but who quickly..Read More

January 14 1972
Festival of Sounds

Festival of Sounds

14th January 1972, Festival of Sounds ‘Kensington Post’ page 31 Festival of Sounds – Electric By Mary Lear THIS WEEK’S..Read More

January 14 1972
Squirm Over This…

Squirm Over This…

14th January 1972, Squirm Over This ‘Kensington Post’ p30 Tod Browning’s FREAKS (at the Electric Cinema Club, Portobello Road, tonight..Read More

January 4 1972
Away from it all – Duffer premier at the Electric

Away from it all – Duffer premier at the Electric

4th January 1972, Away from it all ‘Daily Mirror’ page 9 It says something about the state of the cinema..Read More

December 31 1971
Bunuel

Bunuel

31st December 1971, Bunuel ‘Kensington post’ page 22 LUIS BUNUEL has been called many names, anarchist, pervert, slanderer, iconoclast: but..Read More

December 25 1971
New ‘director’ series

New ‘director’ series

24th December 1971, New ‘director’ series ‘Kensington Post’, page 25 THE ELECTRIC Cinema Club, Portobello Road, will show Federico Fellini’s..Read More

December 17 1971
Son of Godzilla, up late at midnight

Son of Godzilla, up late at midnight

17th December 1971, ‘Kensington Post’ page 32 By Mary Lear [Once again, the racist language and stereotypes in Mary Lear’s..Read More

December 10 1971
Goto, Judex in Electric all-night

Goto, Judex in Electric all-night

10th December 1971, Goto, Judex in Electric all-night, ‘Kensington Post’, page 39 FILM FANTASY is the title given to this..Read More

December 3 1971
Mr Mailer’s Crazy Guests

Mr Mailer’s Crazy Guests

3rd December 1971, Mr Mailer’s Crazy Guests ‘Kensington Post’ page 41 IN MAIDSTONE, which has its British premiere this week..Read More

November 26 1971
A German ‘First’

A German ‘First’

26th November 1971, A German ‘First’ ‘Kensington Post’ page 37 THE ELECTRIC Cinema Club, Portobello Road, gives the British premiere..Read More

November 12 1971
Japan, Ancient And Modern

Japan, Ancient And Modern

12th November 1971, Japan, Ancient & Modern ‘Kensington Post’ page 40 JAP FLICKS TILL DAWN [Incredible that this was considered..Read More

November 12 1971
Season Of That Legend W C Fields

Season Of That Legend W C Fields

12th November 1971, Season Of That Legend W C Fields ‘Kensington Post’ page 6 W. C. FIELDS died on Christmas..Read More

October 22 1971
Feifferish

Feifferish

22nd October 1971, Feifferish ‘Kensington Post’ page 38 Mary Lear HARVEY MIDDLEMAN the fireman loves his job. He loves his..Read More

October 8 1971
Eisenstein season at the Electric

Eisenstein season at the Electric

8th October 1971, ‘Kensington Post’ page 34 Mary Lear IN a single programme, the Electric Cinema Club, Portobello Road, will..Read More

October 1 1971
Renoir and Revolution

Renoir and Revolution

1st October 1971, ‘Kensington Post’ page 22 Mary Lear * LA GRAND ILLUSION (Electric Cinema CLub, Portobello Road). Jean Renoir’s..Read More

September 17 1971
All-Night Session of Sci and Fi

All-Night Session of Sci and Fi

17th September 1971, All-Night Session of Sci and Fi ‘Kensington Post’ page 39 Mary Lear A VARIED mixture of science..Read More

September 10 1971
Jacques Demy season at the Electric

Jacques Demy season at the Electric

10th September 1971, Lola’s in Los Angeles ‘Kensington Post’ page 35 Lola’s in Los Angeles JACQUES DEMY was one of..Read More

September 10 1971
Orson Welles: enfant terrible

Orson Welles: enfant terrible

  10th September 1971, Orson Welles: enfant terrible ‘Marylebone Mercury’ page 27 DURING September, the Electric Cinema Club, Portobello Road,..Read More

August 20 1971
What Makes The Electric Tick?

What Makes The Electric Tick?

Mr. Russell Ward, one of the Electric’s projectionists, with the new equipment, originally presented to Winston Churchill by 20th Century..Read More

August 13 1971
Loot, Alice

Loot, Alice

13th August 1971, Film Clips, ‘Kensington Post’ page 35 * LOOT, Electric, today (Thursday) at 11, Friday at 9, Saturday..Read More