A noted archivist and film historian, Jack “The Agnostic” Garcia examines the life and legend of the tall, hollow-eyed and lisping actor who has managed to achieve a type of cinematic immortality in the dark chambers of movie audiences minds for generations to come. In part 1 of a 3 part program, Jack provides in depth analysis of Karloff’s early years, from his start in various Canadian traveling acting troupes, to his emergence as a bit role player and silent screen villain in the 1920’s and his rise as the ultimate character actor/star in the early 1930’s with classic roles like Frankenstein’s Monster and The Mummy.
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In the final installment of our epic series of programs on early Cold War era science fiction films , Jack “The Agnostic” Garcia – a noted archivist and film historian, examines the Post Nuclear War survivor cycle of movies. Jack provides in depth analysis on such themes as the Atomic Holocaust as a type of second Genesis , and the new pastoral that will bring humanity back into rhythm with God and nature. Films include the seminal -Five (1951) , the campy cult classic – The Day The World Ended (1956) , the groundbreaking – The World, The Flesh and The Devil (1959) , the optimistic time travel opus – World Without End (1956) and the little known Sex crazed and pessimistic – The Terror From The Year 5000 (1958).
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