"SPLODGE" ON THE FIRST AND THIRD MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH AT THE EMPRESS HOTEL MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA Monday 7th, 8.00PM JUNE 1999 A.D. LOOK INTO MY EYES! CAPTIVE MINDS: HYPNOSIS & BEYOND (1983) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Pretty damn groovy (57 minute) documentary on mind-control, hypnosis and altered-states-of-consciousness in the fields of advertising, politics, cults, and psychiatry, revealing what you need to do if you want either to avoid mind-control or embrace it. THE MAGICAL MAESTRO (1952) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Nutty Tex Avery cartoon has Svengali-like illusionist mesmerising an opera singer with his "lit-tle ma-gic wand! > SVENGALI (1931) > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ > Svengali, an evil musical maestro with inexplicable Mesmeric powers, > hypnotizes, abducts and marries the young and beautiful Trilby, > a homeless artist's model, whom he transforms as his slave into > a world-famous singer, despite the fact that she is tone-deaf > and only able to sing under his influence. > From the classic horror story by George Du Maurier, > directed by Archie Mayo, starring a prime John Barrymore in > one of his last roles, with Donald Meek. > Bizarre sets by Anton Grot, and a swag of memorable visual effects. SVENGALI *cancelled*. Replaced with HORROR OF IT ALL (1967). The Internet Movie Database does not give a synopsis on that one. Meet at the House of UPU @7pm and head over to Empress together for dinner before the screenings. ______________________________________________ Supported by the Undesirable Propagation Unit.