Drawing on personal experiences, de la Riva follows an itinerant
movie projectionist who travels along the mountain back-roads in
a battered truck, showing classic movies to lumberjacks off the
tailgate. Camping, sleeping on old film posters in cheap hotels,
Francisco’s life is rootless. A younger vagabond becomes his helper,
then a pretty young woman becomes their companion. Along with a
backwoods carpenter, the two young people help Francisco attempt
to realize an elusive dream—to settle in his hometown, build his own
theatre and show his cherished movies.
Ever in search of adventure, explorer Allan Quatermain agrees to join the beautiful Jesse Huston on a mission to locate her archaeologist father, who has been abducted for his knowledge of the legendary mines of King Solomon.
A soldier from Earth crashlands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together to survive on this hostile world.
Three short stories by shock-meister Stephen King are linked by a stray cat that roams from one tale to the next in this creepy triptych that begins as Dick (James Woods) tries to quit smoking by any means necessary.