VINCENT PRICE, 1964
October 2 - 6 at the Trylon
These two films about devastating plagues, made in the jittery wake of the Cuban Missile Crisis, which had brought the world to the edge of apocalypse, feature an isolated and crazed Price at his very best.
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(1964, DCP, 86m) dir Ubaldo Ragona w/Vincent Price, Franca Battoia, Emma Danieli. Robert Morgan (Price) witnesses the world’s devastation by a relentless virus that leaves him the last person alive. He is hounded at night by murderous former humans and spends his days hunting them down. FRI 7:00 SAT 9:00 SUN 3:00 5:00 MON/TUE 7:00
(1964, DCP, 89m) dir Roger Corman w/Vincent Price, Jane Asher, Hazel Court. In this excellent adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s classic tale, Prospero (Price) is a narcissistic, Satan-worshiping prince who captures the young Francesca (Asher) from the local village and hides in his castle with his corrupt courtiers from the oncoming Red Death plague. FRI 9:00 SAT/SUN 7:00