The Vincent Price Legacy
Fugue in C Minor | The 1944 Suspense CBS radio play starring Vincent Price and Ida Lupino
AND NOW ... ANOTHER TALE WELL-CALCULATED TO KEEP YOU IN - SUSPENSE! Set in the late Victorian era, A Fugue in C-Minor is a tale of mounting anxiety, doubt and fear about a new bride (Ida Lupino) who begins to suspect her husband (Vincent Price) may have murdered his previous wife. But who is gaslighting whom? Written by Lucille Fletcher (Sorry, Wrong Number), Fugue in C Minor first aired on CBS Radio's Suspense on 1 June 1944.
Vincent Price: The Versatile Villain (1997)
Vincent Price: The Versatile Villain was the second A&E Biography documentary about the life and career of the legendary actor. This one went out in the US on 12 October 1997 and was then made available o VHS (from which this recording is based). ABOUT THE DOCUMENTARY He had a privileged youth and an early introduction to the arts. The culture he embraced came through in his polished performances, and his air of discreet menace made him one of the most memorable screen villains of all time. Vincent Price was born into a wealthy St. Louis family and quickly gained an appreciation for the finer things in life. He left his mark on Hollywood in a six-decade career that included over 100 movies and 2,000 TV appearances. BIOGRAPHY chronicles the life of one of America's most versatile and gifted actors. Clips, screen tests and outtakes from films like Masque of the Red Death, Laura, and Edward Scissorhands highlight his long career, while friends, co-stars and directors Hazel Court, Jane Russell, Dennis Hopper and Roger Corman recall working with the legendary actor. And in a rare interview, Price's daughter offers a privileged glimpse at his often-difficult private life. From purchasing a Rembrandt etching at age 12 to defining a class of distinguished screen villains, this is the story of one of Hollywood's most versatile and celebrated actors Vincent Price.
Vincent Price A&E Biography (1993)
This Vincent Price biography was aired on 26 October 1993 by A&E in the US, the day after the legendary actor died. It was never aired again in its original form due to licensing issues but ended up on VHS (which we present here). An updated version titled, Vincent Price: The Versatile Villain, was produced and aired in the US on 12 October 1997.
The Masque of the Red Death (1964) | Theatrical Trailer
Here's the original theatrical trailer for Roger Corman's penultimate Poe adaptation, The Masque of the Red Death, starring Vincent Price, Hazel Court, Jane Asher and Patrick Magee. It was released in the UK on 13 July 1964, following its premiere in London and LA on 24 June 1964, when it went on general release in the US
Histoires extraordinaire (Spirits of the Dead) | Original 1968 Trailer and Vincent Price Narration
From the wild imagings of Edgar Allan Poe comes Histoires extraordinaire (AKA Spirits of the Dead). Roger Vadim directs Metzengerstein: in which a cruel princess (Jane Fonda) is terrorised by a ghostly horse: Louis Malle helms William Wilson, about a sadistic young man (Alain Delon) who is haunted by his double, and Federico Fellini takes charge in Toby Dammit, about an alcoholic actor (Terence Stamp) who is targeted by the Devil. Vincent Price voiced two stanzas from Poe's poem Spirits of the Dead, but this was only included on the US prints of the film. The anthology premiered at Cannes on 17 May 1968, then had its French release on 10 June and its Italian release on 12 September. It headed into US cinemas on 23 July.
The Oblong Box (1969) | The Edgar Allan Poe voodoo horror with Vincent Price and Christopher Lee
Directed by Gordon Hessler, from a screenplay by Lawrence Huntington and Christopher Wicking, The Oblong Box starred Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Alister Williamson and Hilary Dwyer. Very loosely connected to Edgar Allan Poe's 1844 short story of the same name, the British AIP horror went out into US cinemas on 11 June 1969 and in UK cinemas on 19 July 1970.
Laura (1944) | Restored Re-release Trailer
This trailer was created in 2012 to mark the re-release of director Otto Preminger's 1944 film noir masterpiece, Laura, in a newly restored print. It originally landed in US cinemas in November 1944 following its New York premiere on 11 October. It has its UK debut in London on 26 November 1944.