I’m always amazed by how often Irwin Allen’s name, shows and movie references pop up all over the place. Here are a couple of new ones I came across this week: Damp Dangers! Remembering DESTINATION INNER SPACE and LEVIATHAN Blum House Productions reviewed two movies on their blog and left this reference. “What really sinks this ship is that monster…. Read more »
Disaster is a musical parody of 70’s disaster films, primarily Poseidon Adventure and Earthquake. Does the play live up to its name? Read the review from Yahoo: Calling all disco queens. Get out your best polyester frock and fluff up your fro — it’s party time on the Barracuda, the casino riverboat bound for destruction in “Disaster!,” a ridiculously if… Read more »
I was cleaning off my hard drive and found these pictures. I think they were items from an old Profiles in History auction. We don’t own them, but we wish we did. Anyone know anything more about these items?
We’re happy to announce that the latest issue of Cinema Retro has a 40th anniversary cover story on The Poseidon adventure. Lots of amazing information on the disaster movie that set the standard, including interviews with Carol Lynley & Mort Kunstler who created the wonderful poster art. There’s several rare photos, behind-the-scenes, and in front of the camera. This issue… Read more »
Next weekend, April 2 & 3, Premiere Props will be auctioning a collection of items from a variety of movies and TV shows including two pieces from Irwin Allen Flicks. One is a matte painting from City Beneath the Sea. It’s an excellent collector’s piece because of what it is, I only wish it was more interesting as a painting…. Read more »
The Hollywood Blvd Cinema in Woodbridge, Illinois will be hosting a Poseidon Adventure reunion on March 25, 2011. Ernest Borgnine, Stella Stevens, Carol Lynley & Pamela Sue Martin will all be there for a meet and greet. If you live in the area, this is a great opportunity to not only see this classic on the big screen but to… Read more »
Cynthia an I just returned from a visit to the Los Angeles maritime museum in San Pedro. The main reason for going was to meet one of the stars from Irwin Allen’s The Poseidon Adventure…the “SS Poseidon” filming miniature. When we got there, we went to the exhibit room upstairs, and what we saw was truly amazing. The model is… Read more »