Oct. 19, 2001
We Go Back in Movie History at the Alex Theatre
Glendale's beautifully-
restored Alex Theatre was the location of this pre-
Halloween outing.

The Alex Film Society, which always does more than simply screen movies, created an evening of vintage family fun centered around the classic 1931 version of Frankenstein.

 

Of course, the Alex Theatre (a Glendale landmark since 1925) is as much of an attraction as the film. Here's what the theater looked like in the 1950s.

 
And here's a shot of the Alex's classic neon spire.
It was a cool night to be on the town.
In keeping with the evening's campy Halloween theme, the Alex Film Society provided valet broom parking.
MC101 students lend credence to the notion that the Stooges (the Alex hosts an annual Stooge marathon) are a guy thing. 

 
And, really, how often do you actually see the star of a major motion picture (and a really BIG star if I dare say so) agree to pose with moviegoers.

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