Friday, December 10, 2010

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)
Garden City, Long Island, New York

The kiddie matinee classic, brought to you by busy TV director Nicholas Webster and executive producer Joseph E. Levine. There was also a book and record set (see below) so that kids could read and sing along at home.

The movie was shot over the summer of 1964, and hit theaters that November, and was still playing every winter through the late 1960s. It has since been turned into a musical, and is presented each year at the Maverick Theater in Fullerton, Calif.

1 comment:

  1. Great post! And while your taking that journey down the melted Bon-Bon/butter encrusted road of the 1960's children's matinee, check out what Mystery Science Theater 3000's very own Kevin Murphy (Tom Servo) has to say about the film and the MST episode that riffed it.