Horror Realm’s Summer of Scares Invades the Hollywood Theater in August

For Immediate Release

Horror Realm’s Summer of Scares continues with three events at the Hollywood Theater in Dormont in August:

  • 13 Hours of Sci Fi – Building on the success of its previous 13 Hours of Horror and 13 Hours of Grindhouse programs, Horror Realm tackles cheesy science fiction movies on August 10.  Doors open at 10:45 AM and tickets are $13 for an all day pass or $5 per individual movie.  All proceeds benefit the Hollywood Theater.  The tentative schedule for the day is:

11:00 AM: The Gamma People

12:15 PM: Hand of Death

1:15 PM: Destination Inner Space

2:40 PM: Break

2:55 PM: The Brain Eaters

3:55 PM: The Frozen Dead

5:30 PM: Yongary, Monster from the Deep

6:50 PM: Break

7:05 PM: War of the Insects

8:30 PM: 2+5: Mission Hydra

10:00 PM: Break

10:15 PM: Without Warning

11:45 PM: Warriors of the Wasteland

  • Best of KSWA Event – Horror Realm teams up with the Keystone State Wrestling Alliance for this special presentation to gear up fans for the appearance of legendary wrestling manager JJ Dillon at Horror Realm’s fall show (Sept 20-22).

The evening will feature KSWA wrestling highlights, Q&A with KSWA megastars including Shawn Blanchard, Dr. Devastation, Lou Martin and Jonny Axx, screening of George “The Animal” Steele’s Q&A panel from March’s Horror Realm and a screening of the 1974 film The Wrestler.  There will also be giveaways and prizes.

Tickets are $5 for all seats and will be available at the door. Doors open at 6 PM with the program beginning at 7 PM and film screening at 9 PM.

  • Horror Fan Flea Market – After a wildly successful first year, the popular flea market returns on August 24 from 10 AM to 2 PM and allows fans to clear out their old horror VHS movies, DVDs, figures, posters, t-shirts and other merchandise to find a loving home with other horror fans.  Nonprofessional vendors interested in purchasing a space may contact Horror Realm at info@horrorrealmcon.com.  There will also be a bake sale and the concession stand will be open.  Admission is free.

Following the flea market, there will be special screenings of Rewind This! at 3 PM and Bloodsuckers from Outer Space (on 35 mm film) at 5 PM.  Tickets are $5 for the 3 PM show and $7 for the 5 PM show, or $10 for both movies.  All proceeds of the flea market and films will benefit the theater.

The Hollywood Theater is located at 1449 Potomac Avenue in Dormont.  Ample free parking is available at metered on-street spaces or parking lots.  The theater is located less than two blocks from the Potomac Avenue light rail transit station.

Horror Realm celebrates its fifth anniversary in 2013.  Guests for the fall convention on September 20-22 at the Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh South include Heather Langenkamp and Amanda Wyss from “Nightmare on Elm Street”, Nicholas Brendan from TV’s “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”, Nivek Ogre of the band Skinny Puppy, actress PJ Soles and legendary wrestling manager JJ Dillon.  For a full guest list or more information, visit www.horrorrealmcon.com.

About Horror Realm:
Horror Realm, established in 2009, produces a spring and fall horror convention each year in Pittsburgh, PA.  In addition to the conventions, Horror Realm also produces horror-themed entertainment and charity events in the area, including film screenings, author signings and art shows.  Charities supported by Horror Realm have included Scares That Care, Fix The Chapel, Friends of the Hollywood Theater, The Bradley Center, Animal Rescue League, Pittsburgh Action Against Rape and Shepherd Wellness Community. www.horrorrealmcon.com

About The Hollywood Theater:
The Hollywood Theater is a non-profit 280-seat single screen theater located at 1449 Potomac Avenue in Dormont.  The theater features repertory and independent films as well as special events such as art shows and fundraisers.  Contact the theater at 412-563-0368 or www.thehollywooddormont.org for details on upcoming shows or to rent the theater for your party or event.

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