A midnight movies archive

Midnight movies timeline

Midnight movies timeline

July 9 1971
Pennebaker’s One P.M. at the Electric

Pennebaker’s One P.M. at the Electric

9th July 1971, ‘Godard’s One PM’, ‘Kensington Post’ page 32 * CAINS FILM, a film by Jamie Wadhawan about Alex..Read More

May 21 1971
‘Bed of Evil’: Dementia at the Electric

‘Bed of Evil’: Dementia at the Electric

21st May 1971, ‘Banned Movie’, ‘Kensington Post’ page 54 IN THE MID-40’s Hollywood suddenly discovered psychology as a possibly interesting..Read More

May 21 1971
The Dutchman

The Dutchman

21st May 1971, The Dutchman, ‘Kensington Post’ page 54 THE DUTCHMAN, Electric Cinema Club, Portobello Road. Brilliantly spare, edgily directed..Read More

May 21 1971
The President’s Analyst

The President’s Analyst

21st May 1971, The President’s Analyst, ‘Kensington Post’ page 44 THE PRESIDENT’S ANALYST (Electric Cinema Club, Portobello Road, Friday and..Read More

May 14 1971
The Anatolian Smile

The Anatolian Smile

14th May 1971, Anatolian Smile, ‘Kensington post’ page 44 THE ANATOLIAN SMILE remains one of the most unseen milestones in..Read More

May 14 1971
Downhill Racer

Downhill Racer

14th May 1971, Downhill Racer, ‘Kensington post’ page 43 * DOWNHILL RACER At is at the Electric Cinema, Portobello Road,..Read More

April 30 1971
Samurai Rebellion

Samurai Rebellion

30th April 1971, ‘Kensington Post’ page 39 * REBELLION (X), Electric Cinema today (Thursday) 9 p.m., tomorrow 7 p.m. Masaki..Read More

April 23 1971
Bride of the Andes, British premier

Bride of the Andes, British premier

23rd April 1971, Bride of the Andes, ‘Kensington Post’ page 35 BRIDE OF THE ANDES – Sasumu Hani’s 1966 film..Read More

April 11 1971
‘The Wanderer’ at Easter

‘The Wanderer’ at Easter

16th April 1971, Fantastic Dream, ‘Kensington Post’ page 30 Jean-Gabriel Albicocco’s 1967 film ‘The Wanderer‘, based on the novel ‘Le..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 28 1971
It’s members only now

It’s members only now

22nd January 1971, It’s members only now, ‘Kensington Post’ page 37 It’s members only now THIS is the first month..Read More

January 8 1971
Paradise Now, Colour Later

Paradise Now, Colour Later

8th January 1971, ‘Kensington Post’ page 16 More Midnight Movies … PARADISE NOW, COLOUR LATER SHELDON ROCHLIN’S movie PARADISE NOW..Read More

January 8 1971
Carry It On – Joan Baez documentary

Carry It On – Joan Baez documentary

8th January 1971, ‘Kensington Post’ page 16 CARRY IT ON. Electric Cinema. Portobello Road, tonight (Thursday) at 9 p.m.: tomorrow..Read More

December 18 1970
Imperial & Electric Merge

Imperial & Electric Merge

18th December 1970, Imperial & Electric Merge, ‘Kensington Post’ page 33 OVER THE PAST five years the late night shows..Read More

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

August 14 1970
The Peace Game

The Peace Game

14th August 1970, ‘Kensington Post’ page 35 The Peace Game (Electric Cinema, Portobello Road, tonight Thursday only). Peter Watkins’ controversial..Read More

August 7 1970
Kuroneko, The Trip, Flickorna at The Electric

Kuroneko, The Trip, Flickorna at The Electric

7th August 1970, Japanese Cannes entry, ‘Kensington Post’ page 32 Japanese Cannes entry Kuroneko Japan’s official entry at the 1968..Read More

July 3 1970
Forgotten Film festival at The Electric

Forgotten Film festival at The Electric

3rd July 1970, ‘Kensington Post’ pages 39 Black comedy comes first THE ELECTRIC Cinema Club, Portobello Road, starts the most..Read More