Thursday, July 17, 2008

We Want Our Mummy!


Come to Rocket Video for MUMMY’S DAY on Saturday, July 19th from 1 – 3 pm celebrating the re-release of Universal Studios’ MUMMY movies on DVD as well as honoring the 40th anniversary of the death of make-up genius Jack Pierce.

Writer/director SCOTT ESSMAN will be on-hand signing DVDs and his new book on Pierce and Rocket manager Jeff Miller will be signing copies of his book THE HORROR SPOOFS OF ABBOTT AND COSTELLO.

Other guests attending will be (schedule permitting): Constantine Nasr, Michele Burke, Bill Corso, Kevin Haney, Greg Nicotero, Bob Burns, Tom Burman and Perry Shields.

A bust of Boris Karloff as the Mummy will be on display and there will be screenings of special Mummy clips as well as Essman’s new documentary on Pierce. Essman and Miller will conduct a discussion of all Mummy movies from 1932 to the present.

Plus trivia quiz with prizes, giveaways and lots of surprises!

Rocket Video is located at 726 N. La Brea Avenue in Hollywood.
Call (323) 965-1100 for more information.

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