American Cinematheque will present a free tribute to Forrest J Ackerman at the Egyptian Theater on March 8 at 4:00 pm, featuring John Landis, Ray Bradbury and James Warren (publisher of Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine):
Join us for testimonials from those who knew and loved Forry, plus film clips, slides, performances and more! Profiles in History will display a few of the Forrest J Ackerman auction items they are handling, including some Bela Lugosi Dracula costumes and the robot from Metropolis.
Following the tribute is a double feature of the documentary Famous Monsters and the 1964 film The Time Travelers, in which Ackerman has a cameo.
The main event is preceded by a free reception starting at 3:00. There will be a discussion between the films with Famous Monster filmmakers Michael Macdonald and Ian Johnston.
[Via Steven Silver and Lee Gold]