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Sep 08

Is High Point Ready for an Intergalactic Furniture Market? by Stephen Rantz

Posted to History Hindsights on September 8, 2023 at 11:21 AM by Tamara Vaughan

It is so hard to think back before for the Age of Star Trek, when movies about outer space weren’t quite so common, and they certainly weren’t their own specialized genre. At the time Orson Wells staged his famous radio broadcast, War of the Worlds, on 30 October 1938, science fiction movies were mostly about science experiments gone awry, plus a terrific assortment of monster flicks: from The Invisible Man to the all too visible Frankenstein. The High Point Enterprise didn’t even mention the Wells broadcast of the fictional alien invasion that caused public panic.

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