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Photos: 'Back To The Future' Fans In Costumes, DeLoreans Gather At Puente Hills Mall

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After a week's worth of Back to the Future 30th anniversary celebrations throughout SoCal, the festivities ended on Sunday when hordes of fans (even dogs) dressed up as Marty McFly and Doc Brown and ventured over to the Twin Pines Mall/Lone Pine Mall where it all began.

The organizers behind "We're Going Back," a weeklong immersive Back to the Future event where there were filming location tours and an Enchantment Under the Sea dance, held a special public screening of Back to the Future Part II at the Puente Hills Mall in the City of Industry, where the film's seminal time-traveling scene was shot. "We're Going Back" also hosted another Back To The Future event at the mall earlier in the week on Wednesday, October 21, the date Marty first travelled to the future with Doc.

Folks showed up decked out in Marty's signature red puffy vest and light-up Nikes, while others were seen passing out flyers that read "Save the Clock Tower." The Flux Capacitors, a Back to the Future-themed '80s cover band, performed in the massive parking lot of the mall. They handed When in Rome singer Clive Farrington, who was donning an all-white suit, a platinum record for his hit '80s song "The Promise." There was also a screening of a short called Back to the Future 2015, which featured an alternative timeline for the trilogy where Marty visits the real 2015. LAist photographer Perhansa Skallerup said that in the short, Marty McFly impersonator Tyler Dunivan, had an uncanny likeness to the original character. Great Scott!

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