Torcon I / Worldcon 1948 Information


Torcon I / Worldcon 1948
July 3-5, 1948
Rai Purdy Studios
Toronto, ON, Canada

Science Fiction Convention

The 6th World Science Fiction Convention, also known as Torcon, was held July 3-5, 1948, at RAI Purdy Studios in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It was the first time the convention was held outside the United States.

The chairman was Ned McKeown. The guests of honor were Robert Bloch (pro) and Bob Tucker (fan).

Registration Information

At-Door Rates
$1: All 3 Days

Attendance Information

Attendance:
200 total people (estimated)

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