If you’re consumed by discovering all things Blob, welcome to our newly launched Blob Blog, brought to you by Worldwide Entertainment Corporation!
The year 2019 has been full of changes and exciting new prospects for Worldwide Entertainment Corporation (WEC). At its helm is Judith Parker Harris, the President of WEC, the production and distribution company first started by her late husband, Jack H. Harris.
The award-winning Parker Harris brings a wealth of experience to the job. Boasting a successful career as a commercial producer and director with over 3,000 commercials to her credit, she also ran a multi-million advertising agency in Los Angeles, CA. Ms. Parker Harris has enthusiastically taken the mantle, presiding over WEC’s classic library of 30 films. She is dedicated to advancing the legacy of The Blob and bringing other works from the late, great Jack H. Harris, affectionately known as “Father of the Blob,” to the attention of our devoted Blob aficionados as well as to a whole new generation of fans. For more about Ms. Parker Harris, check out our website at http://www.fatheroftheblob.com/worldwide-entertainment/.
Since the beginning of the year, we have launched Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube accounts to share newly discovered behind-the-scenes photos, fun facts, and trailers from cult hits like Dinosaurus!, Astro-Zombies, Equinox, 4-D Man, and Ape. Also in the works is an Official “Blob” graphic novel coming soon–as well as T-shirts, mugs, mobile phone covers, and lots of other fun movie memorabilia. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter (@homeoftheblob) and subscribe to our YouTube channel at Worldwide Entertainment Corporation.
Our Blob Blog is dedicated to keeping you informed about anything and everything regarding The Blob–with details on the upcoming Blobfest, screening updates, special events and recipes like the “Blob Buzz,” an out-of-this-world cocktail that will have you running for cover… and much, much more!
Check out the Blobfest!
And speaking of special events, please join in the fun of the 20th Annual Blobfest on July 12th to the 14th for a weekend of 50’s sci-fi film nostalgia! If you are anywhere near Phoenixville, PA—run, don’t walk to this chill-filled event as it celebrates the landmark 1958 film, The Blob! Be at the site of The Colonial Theatre, where the famous Blob-ooze scene was shot, to relive the Friday Night Run Out as moviegoers take part in the terror of fleeing from the insatiable Blob! It’s a weekend you don’t want to miss—packed full of amazing events like The Blob Ball, Fire Extinguisher Parade, Saturday Street Fair, and Shorty’s Contest that climaxes with a special award to the winner for the best amateur film short. For more information or to buy tickets, go to https://thecolonialtheatre.com/programs/blobfest-2019-friday-night-the-run-out/
The Blobfest first opened in the year 2000 and became an immediate success–drawing in an impressive group of longtime Blob devotees and attracting a wide array of enthusiastic new fans as well. The Colonial Theatre hosts the three-day event in commemoration of the original classic sci-fi thriller The Blob, starring Steve McQueen, and uses the occasion to acquaint and re-acquaint fans with other sci-fi or horror movies from the late 50’s.
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will be presenting “Out of This World: A Celebration of Sci-Fi Movies” every Tuesday in July. Tune in on July 17th, when TCM will air The Blob. Consult your local listings for when it will be playing in your area.
Check us out every month for all the latest on everyone’s favorite red menace! See you soon!