The 2011 Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Convention
Dates: September 22 to 24, 2010
Location: Hunt Valley Marriott
245 Shawan Road, Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031
Exit 20A off I-83
Hotel Phone: 1-410-785-7000
Convention Hotline: 443-286-6821
THE HISTORY OF BUCK ROGERS
THE RESTORATION OF MOTION PICTURES
THE HISTORY OF THE DUMONT TELEVISION NETWORK (1946-56)
MYSTERY OF THE ENCHANTED FOREST
THE HISTORY OF THE SHADOW (this year marks the 80th Anniversary of The Shadow)
Celebrities Signing Autographs and Posing for Photos with Fans:
Norman Corwin (does he need any introduction?)
Patty Duke (The Patty Duke Show, The Miracle Worker)
Jimmy Hunt (Invaders From Mars)
Billy Gray (The Day the Earth Stood Still, Father Knows Best)
Tony Dow (Leave It To Beaver)
Davy Jones (The Monkees)
Fran Striker Jr. (son of Fran Striker, the creator of THE LONE RANGER)
and more to come!
Old-Time Radio Events include two recreations on stage, at least one being a "lost" old time radio episode.
Old Time Radio related films being screened in the movie room include:
BEAUTY PARLOR (1932, a "lost" film)
HOLLYWOOD MUSEUM (1965 promotional film with Amos n' Andy, Ed Wynn, Mary Pickford, Jack Benny and more)
World Premiere Screening of Dave Parker's documentary about Old Time Radio
Unaired Episode of LEAVE IT TO BEAVER
Drive-In Movie Theater on Friday night outside the hotel. Double feature plus vintage drive-in intermission break and cartoon. Starts at sunset. Vintage hot rods from the fifties on display outside the hotel 3 to 4 hours before the Drive-In starts. Saturday is the raindate for the cars!
Lots of fun, I recommend you check it out, even if it's just for a single day. Check out the web-site for more info as this is just a slice of what is going on there. Hotel rooms are limited, discount rate for convention attendees is even more limited so book your room today!
For those living on the East Coast, this will probably be the only time you can meet Norman Corwin so don't hesitate making arrangements to attend or mark it on your calendar.
Post your announcements of OTR events here. Reenactments, conventions, special occasions, etc.
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