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.

MINI BIO:

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.

BlogHub Articles:

The Alternate Movie Title Game ( Edition)

By Rick29 on Jan 17, 2022 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Here are the rules: We will provide an "alternate title" for a film and ask you to name the actual film. Most of these are pretty easy. Please answer no more than three questions per day so others can play. You may have an answer other than the intended one--just be able to defend it!1... Read full article


Silver Screen Standards:

By Jennifer Garlen on Nov 9, 2021 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Silver Screen Standards: , “The Merchant of Menace” During the Halloween season we naturally think of , that undisputed icon of horror whose many roles in the genre put him in the exalted company of Lon Chaney, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, and... Read full article


Monsters and Matinees: From villain to wronged man, the diverse horror roles of

By Toni Ruberto on Oct 9, 2021 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

It?s October, the time of year when the world realizes it?s OK to watch scary movies every day ? and horror film fans are right there with suggestions whether you?ve asked for them or not. This year I thought it would be fun to share ideas based on horror film subgenres like vampires, witches, ha... Read full article


Returns as Dr. Phibes

By Rick29 on Oct 26, 2020 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

as Dr. Phibes. When we last saw Dr. Anton Phibes (), he was laying beside his dead wife in an hidden chamber, his blood being replaced with a mysterious fluid. Three years later, the blood-exchange process is reversed and Dr. Phibes--now revived--is rejoined by his faithf... Read full article


The Blogathon – Wrap Up

By Barry P. on Apr 19, 2020 From Cinematic Catharsis

It’s hard to believe that we’ve reached the end of the Blogathon, after months of planning. The call for submissions went out in February, and participants rose to the challenge with multiple reviews, a podcast, videos, a cocktail recipe, and another fabulous word puzzle, c... Read full article


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Vincent Price Quotes:

Burnbridge Waters: When people fall in love, they often act a little foolishly


François Delambre: No, Helene and Andre believed in the sacredness of life. They wouldn't harm anything... not even a fly.


[last lines]
[United States Conqueror Worm versions]
Matthew Hopkins: [voiceover] Out-out are the lights-out all!/And over each quivering form/The curtain, a funeral pall,/Comes down with the rush of a storm,/While the angels, all pallid and wan,/Uprising, unveiling, affirm/That the play is the tragedy, 'Man,'/And its hero, the Conqueror Worm."


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Vincent Price Facts
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).

Was a member of the family that started the company that makes Magic Baking Powder.

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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