September 8, 2010
This weekend, the ultimate orgy of drive-in horror takes place at the Riverside Drive-in, where screenings of "The Witchmaker" and "Blood on Satan's Claw" will take place, along with showings of countless other rare and classic titles and horror trailers.
The ultimate trip back in time to the grand old days of drive-in cinema is back! DRIVE-IN SUPER MONSTER-RAMA is two nights of classic horror and science fiction 35mm prints (some in Technicolor and Scope) presented at an authentic, hospitable drive-in movie theater. There will be two big shows on two consecutive nights which will start at dusk and go on until really late into the night! This is the fourth year in a row that we are hosting such an event, so we encourage all East Coast (or wherever you are!) drive-in movie fanatics to attend and experience something you'll never forget! What could be better than a weekend getaway topped off with two nights of classic monster movies on the big outdoor screen?
We realize that everything is so expensive these days, but admission is (still) only $10 a person each night! Plus, children 12 and under are free with parent or adult guardian (parental guidance is of course suggested, but this is in case you want to put the little tykes to sleep in the backseat instead of hiring a babysitter). How can you beat that? The Riverside's concession stand is loaded with reasonably priced goodies that patrons continue to rave about, including hot foods, hot and cold drinks, candy, popcorn and much more! Their concession stand always gets compliments, and it's one of the things that keeps fans of this event wanting to come back for more.
We guarantee that this will most likely be your only chance to see so many of these type of films on the drive-in screen in one big weekend, so make plans to attend. You won't be sorry! Where else are you going to see the likes of Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre, Michael Gough and Basil Rathbone at a real drive-in theater, all in one weekend? Nowhere else, that's where!
What is being shown and when?
On Friday, September 10, the features will be THE COMEDY OF TERRORS, THE OBLONG BOX, THE WITCHMAKER and THE INCREDIBLE MELTING MAN.
On Saturday, September 11, the features will be FRANKENSTEIN CREATED WOMAN, FRANKENSTEIN AND THE MONSTER FROM HELL (Uncut British Version), THE BLOOD ON SATAN'S CLAW and DR. TERROR'S HOUSE OF HORRORS.
Each night we will also present an array of vintage monster movies trailers in between the features which we know you will just love! This year, we'll also have cartoons, classic concession stand adverts, and a few surprise short subjects!
Where is the theater?
DRIVE-IN SUPER MONSTER-RAMA will be held at the Riverside Drive-In Theatre in Vandergrift, PA. For the dates of September 10 and 11, the theater will devote its screen exclusively to these special nights of vintage entertainment. The actual driving location of the theater reads as: Riverside Drive In Theatre, Route 66 N, Vandergrift, PA 15690. If you put that information as your destination on Mapquest, you can easily access directions from your starting location. The phone number of the theater is 724-568-1250 and their website is http://www.riversidedrivein.com.
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