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Midnight movies timeline

June 26 1970
It’s them again!  Cocoanuts at the The Electric

It’s them again! Cocoanuts at the The Electric

26th June 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
Paul Gregory, Electric cinema manager, 1970

Full Houses And Cash For The Underground

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

August 5 1938
Universal horror double-bill at the Regina-Wiltshire Theatre, L.A., brings Dracula back to life

Universal horror double-bill at the Regina-Wiltshire Theatre, L.A., brings Dracula back to life

In August 1938, Emil Umann was manager of the Regina-Wilshire Theatre at Wilshire and La Cienega in Los Angeles. (Miraculously,..Read More