Phil's Vintage 8mm, Super-8 and 16mm Films and Projectors

FILM  CONVENTIONS
  IN
HOUSTON,  TEXAS

All photos copyright 2014 by Phil Johnson

HOUSTONCON   1973

This was the first Houstoncon I attended. It was held at the Red Carpet Inn on South Main street.

   

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Kirk Alyn
"Superman" of the 1940's serials
signs autographs.

 

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Wow! What a
young
Omer Whayne!

 

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David Sharpe
Republic Pictures stuntman and one of the "Boyfriends" of Hal Roach comedies.

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William Witney director of Republic's best serials.

 

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Poster dealer
Milton Moore.

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Frank Coglan, Jr.
was Billy Batson
Before Shazam
turned him into
"Captain Marvel".


William Benedict
Whitey of the East Side Kids and
"Captain Marvel".

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Kodak Pageants,
the collectors
choice.

 

HOUSTONCON   1976

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Film & poster dealer
Omer Whayne

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Kirk Alyn

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Film & poster dealer
Clifford Thomas

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Western star
Don "Red" Berry &
Alan G. Barbour of
"Captain Celluloid"

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Jock Mahoney
of Tarzan fame.

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Don "Red" Berry
was very touched
by the attention he
recieved.

 

HOUSTONCON   1977

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Forry Ackerman,
editor of Famous Monsters mag.

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Omer was always there.

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Houston's own
TV star  Kitrik,
with some fans.
Willie Patterson on her left.

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My dealers table.

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My table a day later.

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Spanky from
Hal Roach's
Little Rascals

   

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Roy Rogers
The real "King"
of the cowboys.

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