It was at Nolacon that the famous Room 770 party was held.
A premiere showing of 20th Century Fox's The Day the Earth Stood Still, based on Harry Bates' outstanding novella from Astounding Science Fiction, "Farewell to the Master," was held at the Saenger Theater.
- Wikipedia entry
- Scans of PR1 and PR2
- Sam Moskowitz' remembrance of Nolacon from the Noreascon Three PB.
- Nolacon I publications and photos on fanac.org
|From Fancyclopedia 2 ca 1959|
|from Convention NOLaCon, the only convention yet held in the South (at New Orleans, Louisiana), was the smallest since the War, but contributed to fannish legendry the two-day party in Room 770 and exposed the quasi-hoax about Lee Hoffman's sex. Harry Moore, who managed the thing, got world premieres of "The Day The Earth Stood Still" and "When Worlds Collide" to show.|
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