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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.

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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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HONORS and AWARDS:

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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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The Tag

By Dan Day Jr. on Sep 29, 2018 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

Recently my good friend Derek Koch of the Monster Kid Radio podcast applied the " Tag" on me. Apparently the " Tag" has been going around YouTube for awhile--it is a series of questions concerning the legendary actor, and various podcasts have been "tagging" others to take ... Read full article


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

By Michael on Apr 2, 2018 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

Not too long ago we revisited an earlier post which was all about movies which are available to stream in their entirety on YouTube. It was actually a re-working of an article from a few years back which was focused on Price films available on Netflix back when it was actually a good p... Read full article


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


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


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Vincent Price Quotes:

Philip Winthrop: Is there no end to your horrors?
Roderick Usher: No. None whatever.


Simon Orne: Joseph, have you not gorged yourself enough on revenge?
Charles Dexter Ward: You do not know the extent of my appetite, Simon. I'll not have my fill of revenge until this village is a graveyard. Until they have felt, as I did, the kiss of fire on their soft bare flesh. All of them. Have patience my friends. Surely, after all these years, I'm entitled to a few small amusements.


Dan Milner: I'm too young to die. How about you?
Mark Cardigan: Too well-known.
Dan Milner: Well, if you do get killed, I'll make sure you get a first-rate funeral in Hollywood, at Grauman's Chinese Theatre.
Mark Cardigan: I've already had it. My last picture died there.


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Vincent Price Facts
In 1951, Price founded the Vincent Price Gallery and Art Foundation on the campus of the East Los Angeles Community College. It is celebrating its 45th year.

He was the Wednesday night host for CBS Radio's "Sears Mystery Theater" (1979). He was still Wednesday's host when it became "The Mutual Radio Theater" on Mutual Radio (1980).

He received a degree in art history from Yale and wrote a syndicated art column in the 1960s. An avid art collector, he founded the Vincent Price Gallery on the campus of East Los Angeles College and encouraged others to develop a personal passion for art.

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