Monday, December 28, 2009
We had a screening tonight of several fun programs mentioned in the book. The above image is the cover of the program for the event. Tonight's schedule:
"Too Many Christmas Trees" from The Avengers (1965) pg. 80 in The Christmas TV Companion
"The Star" from The New Twilight Zone (1985) pg. 36
Franz Kafka's It's A Wonderful Life (1993) pg. 13
My Santa! (2005) pg. 104-5
"Christmas Episode" from The Jack Benny Show (ca. 1950s) pg. 114-15
Christmas Visit (also known as Santa Visits Antarctica) (1959) pg. 42-3
Santa Claus' Story (ca. 1950s?) pg. 124-25
And, my dear friend Michael added a short clip of the holiday musical number "Yeh Pal Chanehal" from the Bollywood film, Kalicharan (1976).
I selected these programs because this particular audience is one that appreciates TV science fiction and cult TV series. I provided a little bit of introduction and commentary before each program and it seemed to be quite a success. Perhaps next Christmas this event could be inspiration for your own MYOM with friends and family.
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