Venue Details

201 Star Starred
Alex Theatre
between Wilson and California 216 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91203
818-243-ALEX
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Member Tips

goodfellamikec
Anything goes. But it can get cold in the theatre.
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goodfellamikec
No food or drinks in the theatre.
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goodfellamikec
Lots of Garage parking. Street parking possible a few blocks from theatre.
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goodfellamikec
Doors tend to open right before showtime. Be prepared to stand for a while.
info Apr 26 2009 star this tip starred
Mark Marcus
The Americana is only a couple blocks down the street from the Alex Theatre
info Apr 27 2009 star this tip starred
Mark Marcus
Check the Alex Theatre's web site for vala
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85 reviews
110 stars
attended Apr 25 2009

I loved movie "The Time Machine" when I first saw it in 1960. I'm no longer 8 years old, but I still thoroughly enjoyed this presentation of it at the grand old Alex Theatre on Saturday afternoon.

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45 reviews
34 stars
attended Apr 25 2009

I did enjoy the movie The Time Machine at the Alex Theatre. I have never seen this movie before.
It was an entertaining and very imaginative movie.

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45 reviews
34 stars
attended Apr 25 2009

The Time Machine is a classic movie. It was very good. I love the Alex Theatre in Glendale where it was shown. I had a great time!

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Description

Producer/Director George Pal scored a major hit with his 1953 version of H. G. Wells science fiction novel WAR OF THE WORLDS. Pal teamed with the best selling British author again in 1960 for the enormously popular M-G-M production of The Time Machine.

Rugged Australian actor Rod Taylor became a major star as the time traveler and Yvette Mimieux established herself as a 60’s icon with her portrayal of the golden haired Weena.

The production won an Academy Award® for its Special Effects and stop action animation sequences. M-G-M’s veteran Makeup Artist William Tuttle and Pal himself created the look of the hideous, subterranean Morlocks who prey on the defenseless Eloi.

Hosting both screenings will be science fiction writer and filmmaker Paul Davids (The Sci Fi Boys) who will screen Famous Monsters of Filmland creator Forrest Ackerman’s eulogy for George Pal.

The program concludes on the big screen with George Pal’s puppetoon, Rhythm in the Ranks (1941) and News of the Day – Headline Highlights of 1956.