How many names in the All-Time Horror Hall of Fame rank higher than that of Vincent Price? Not too damn many. In the world of horror Vincent Price is Babe Ruth, Steve Jobs, Thomas Edison … a master and an innovator. He took an entire genre and elevated it with his performances. To celebrate the fact that Price would have turned 100 this year, the Portage Theater in Chicago, Illinois, has a special evening planned.
On Sunday, October 30th, Victoria Price, Vincent’s daughter and an accomplished author (Vincent Price: A Daughter’s Biography), will be on hand to help host a fantastic double-feature of her father’s films. It is the ultimate Halloween event!
The details for the Vincentennial are below. The films to be screened are The House on Haunted Hill (1959) and The Last Man on Earth (1964).
Tickets: $13 advance, $15 day of show. Presale here. Pay once, come and go as you like.
1pm – Doors Open. Meet and Greet with Victoria Price in the theater lobby. Victoria will bring a wonderful presentation on Vincent Price including never-before-seen photos and videos.
Vincent Price Double Feature & Presentation
2:00 pm – The House on Haunted Hill (80 mins.)
3:30 pm – Victoria Price Presentation & Audience Q & A (60 mins.)
5 pm – The Last Man on Earth (86 mins.)
Victoria will be signing autographs and taking pictures for free and selling Vincent Price memorabilia in the theater lobby. Come dressed as your favorite Vincent Price character and win prizes. Free Halloween Candy For Kids! Plus: Prizes, Surprises, Short Films, Vintage Horror Trailers and a Live Charity Auction for Vital Bridges.
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