Posts Tagged ‘Vincent Price’
House Of Wax was released in 1953 and was a remake of an earlier 1933 comedy horror entitled Mystery Of The Wax Museum. Set in New York in the early 20th century, Vincent Price is wax sculptor Professor Henry Jarrod. He and his business partner, Matthew Burke (Roy Roberts) own a museum and Burke tries to encourage Jarrod to create more sensational waxworks so the museum will earn more money. Jarrod refuses and is nearly killed in a fire set by Burke as an insurance fraud. Badly hurt, Jarrod does survive and, aided by deaf-mute Igor (Charles Bronson), opens a new House Of Wax featuring a graphic Chamber Of Horrors – a gallery of notorious crime scenes. What visitors do not realise though is that each waxwork is actually a wax-covered human corpse!
The Redoubt Fortress in Eastbourne is taking part in Culture 24’s Museums At Night extravaganza in 2013 with a special screening of the Vincent Price horror film House of Wax. The film will be shown on the evening of the 18th of May with the Redoubt being the perfect spooky venue! You might have seen one of its ‘abandoned rooms’ used in the trailer for Green Room Productions The Wife The Mistress The Chair? Eastbourne Museums are planning a few scary surprises for visitors and will be lighting the Redoubt corridors with candles to add to the atmosphere!
Redoubt Fortress, Sat 18th May, 19:00.
Tickets £5 to include admission to the museum and the film screening, available from the Museum Shop.
Tickets for today’s Classic Horror Double Bill of DOCTOR X (1932) and THEATRE OF BLOOD (1973) at the Roxy Bar & Screen are now only available on the door from 2:00pm – first come, first served!
Today’s screenings start at 3:00pm!
Our next double bill is the DOUBLE CREATURE FEATURE of MURDERS IN THE ZOO (1933) and DAY OF THE ANIMALS (1977) in April (date to be confirmed) – tickets available on the door!