This event has finished Took place on: Thursday, 14th Nov 2019
Bad science and body-horror have been the mainstays of the macabre almost from the very beginning.
A young boffin develops a 'disintegrator-integrator', a machine that can transport matter instantaneously from place to place.
After a catastrophic trial turns a cat into a loud, disembodied meow, he tries to transmit his own body. However, there's a fly in the ointment - a real fly in the machine, resulting in a genetic mix-up: a fly with a man's head, and a man with a fly's head and arm.
While most mutant films in the insect fear subgenre of the 1950's were about atomic radiation, 'The Fly' concerns scientists who push the boundaries of exploration too far, climaxing in one of the most tragic scenes in cinematic history.
The film will be preceded by an introduction by Gareth Miles.
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Reserve tickets at this website2019-11-14 2019-11-14 Europe/London Film Night: The Fly (1958) Screening of the original version of The Fly in an old operating theatre. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2019/11/14/film-night-the-fly-1958-213069 The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret,9a Saint Thomas Street,London,London
The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret,