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Go Ape with Cinema a Go-Go on November 20!

Virtual Cinema a Go-Go is back Friday, November 20, 7 p.m. You're invited to "go ape" at the next Virtual Cinema a Go-Go when we'll present another line-up of incredibly strange movies: The Gorilla (1939) and Bride of the Gorilla (1951).

This event is free; all we need is your name and email address in this web form, and you will get the exclusive log-in information for the event. This week KPR is giving away a bag of Z's Divine Espresso whole coffee beans! Bobbi will post the link to the giveaway in the chat during the event. You must be present to win.

The Gorilla stars the Ritz Brothers, rivals to the Marx Brothers in the '30s, as a trio of inept private investigators on the trail of a mystery killer known as the Gorilla. With Bela Lugosi and Lionel Atwill in the cast, this one's got all the ingredients - a dark and stormy night, mysterious passageways and a creepy butler played by Bela Lugosi.

The bottom half of our double bill is Bride of the Gorilla with a pre-Perry Mason Raymond Burr as a surly plantation manager who is cursed to turn into a gorilla at night. Lon Chaney Jr. is along for the ride, this time playing a friendly police commissioner. Bride of the Gorilla was written and directed by Curt Siodmak, who penned such classic horror films as The Wolf Man and Son of Dracula

This event is free of charge...but we welcome contributions to support Retro Cocktail Hour and all KPR programming by clicking here. If you have any questions, reach out to Bobbi at bwashechek@ku.edu.

This event requires access to a zoom account. You can download zoom. When you get to the zoom download page, you will select "Zoom client for meetings." Once you have that downloaded, open the app and create your zoom account - that way you'll be ready to go for the movie Friday, November 20!

Save the date for the next Virtual Cinema Night on December 18.

Thank you to our event sponsor, Dr. Chronister of Healing Smiles of Topeka.

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91.5 FM KANU Lawrence, Topeka, Kansas City
96.1 FM K241AR Lawrence (KPR2)
89.7 FM KANH Emporia
99.5 FM K258BT Manhattan
97.9 FM K250AY Manhattan (KPR2)
91.3 FM  KANV Junction City, Olsburg
89.9 FM K210CR Atchison
90.3 FM KANQ Chanute

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