March 03, 2014

Laser Rangers 2014 March Meeting

Oy-vey: A Jewish State!
Date: March 8, 2014
Time: 4:50pm
Location: David Sooby’s home theater with 51-inch Samsung HDTV, a 5.1 Surround Sound Dolby Digital sound system, a full set of audiophile-grade speakers, and upgraded seating for about 15 people without crowding.
Captain Laser: Tim K.
Costume: Whatever feels appropriate.

To learn more, please visit our Facebook Event Page.

Short features will be shown before each feature. Don't miss them!

The Chosen

(1981, 108 minutes) Directed by: Jeremy Kagan

Starring: Maximilian Schell, Rod Steiger, Robby Benson, Barry Miller, Hildy Brooks

In 1944, in Brooklyn, to Jewish kids become friends. One is from a very conservative family, and the other is more liberal. The issues of importance of tradition, parental expectations and the formation of Israel cause constant friction. -IMDB

Watch the trailer here!

After the first feature, please join us for a potluck dinner. Bring something to share. It can follow the theme, or be something you prefer.

Feature Presentation!
Cast a Giant Shadow

(1966, 146 minutes) Directed by: Melville Shavelson

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Senta Berger, Stathis Giallelis, James Donald, Yul Brynner, Frank Sinatra, John Wayne, Angie Dickinson, Chaim Topol, and Michael Hordern

An American Army officer is recruited by the yet to exist Israel to help them form an army. He is disturbed by this sudden appeal to his jewish roots. Each of Israel's Arab neighbors has vowed to invade the poorly prepared country as soon as partition is granted. He is made commander of the Israeli forces just before the war begins. - Written by John Vogel -IMDB

No trailer since YouTube has a lot of video clips. No spoilers all. Thanks.

The home of the Laser Rangers is located about four miles north of the Kansas Speedway, NW of the intersection of I-70 and I-435 on the Kansas side of the Greater Kansas City area.

IMAGE CREDITS: The information for all of these shows come from the invaluable IMDB. The movie posters come from Wikipedia or the movie's respected distributors. 

The movie screen frame image used for the Laser Rangers contact information is courtesy of Psychology Today Online. Many thanks to these websites!

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