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Vincent Price Overview:

Legendary actor, Vincent Price, was born Vincent Leonard Price Jr. on May 27, 1911 in St. Louis, MO. Price appeared in over 95 film and TV roles. His best known films include The Song of Bernadette (1943), Leave Her to Heaven (1945), House of Wax (1953), The Fly (1958), The Tingler (1959), House on Haunted Hill (1959), House of Usher (1960), Pit and the Pendulum (1961), Tower of London (1962), The Raven (1963), and The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971). Price also appeared as the villain Egghead on seven episodes of the popular TV series Batman from 1966 to 1967. Price died at the age of 82 on Oct 25, 1993 in Los Angeles, CA and was cremated and his ashes scattered at sea off Point Dume in Southern CA.


Handsome but faintly shifty-looking, Vincent Price's slight sneer got him cast in some good forties roles as untrustworthy associates. But he was never quite a top-of-the-cast man until he settled into horror films and became known as the 'Master of Menace'. Price was also a cookery and art expert. He was married to actress Coral Browne (third wife) from 1974-1991).

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He was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Motion Pictures and Television. Price was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Streaming Vincent: Some Top Picks on YouTube (Part One)

By Michael on Mar 23, 2018 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

In looking back through the archives and statistics for the site, I find that one of the most popular articles I’ve posted is 2013’s Streaming Vincent: Some Top Picks on Netflix. Of course, a lot has changed since 2013, one of the main things – at least as far as that... Read full article

The Five Best Performances

By Rick29 on Mar 16, 2017 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

A little devil provides bad advice! 1. Champagne for Caesar (1950). It's a shame that didn't make more straight comedies because he's hilarious as a business tycoon in this underrated gem. He plays Burnbridge "Dirty" Waters, owner of the Milady Soap company ("the soap that sanctifies"... Read full article


By Dan Day Jr. on Feb 29, 2016 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

Shout Factory has come out with a follow-up to their first two well-regarded Blu-ray sets. It's a bit surprising that there is a COLLECTION III, simply because so many Price movie titles have been released in the last year or so by Kino. None of the movies on this set are... Read full article

Dr. Gangrene Has A Pricey Prescription For You – The Fantastic Films Of

By Michael on Dec 16, 2015 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

I’ve been meaning to run a feature on this for quite a while now, really ever since it started, but somehow it got away from me, and now that Doc has just posted his 50th episode, it seems time to finally get around to it. For around a year and a half now, Nashville’s own Horror Host Dr.... Read full article

and the Sears Art Collection

By The Metzinger Sisters on Oct 21, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

In the mid-century, fine art was something the general public could not easily find in a department store, even though chains such as J.C.Penney, May Company and Sears Roebuck & Co. stocked home appliances, furnishings and other decor. But on October 6, 1962, Sears remedied this oversight with t... Read full article

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Vincent Price Quotes:

Frederick Loren: What husband hasn't, at some time, wanted to kill his wife? What husband hasn't had a thousand opportunities to do it in such a way so that he'd never be suspected?

Frederick Loren: It's a pity you didn't know when you started your game of murder that I was playing too.

Frederick Loren: [to Annabelle] At last you've got it all, everything I had... even my life. But you're not going to live to enjoy it! Come with me, murderess, come with me!

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His likeness appeared on such Milton Bradley games as "Hangman" and "Shrunken Head Apple Sculpture" in the 1970s.

Charlton Heston starred in The Omega Man (1971) and Will Smith starred in _I Am Legend, the remakes of Price's The Last Man on Earth (1964). Prior to this, Heston and Price worked together in The Ten Commandments (1956).

Close friend of Cassandra Peterson, the actress whose most famous "character" is Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.

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