Monday, August 17
The Fantastic Films of Vincent Price #43 - The Bat
In this episode Dr. Gangrene takes a look at the 1959 film The Bat. Agnes Moorehead stars as mystery writer Cornelia van Gorder, who rents a spooky mansion known as The Oaks for the summer to get away and write her new novel. Price plays local doctor, Dr. Wells. There is a killer on the loose in the countryside known as THE BAT, a masked killer with claw tipped gloves. Who is the Bat, and what does he want? Then there is the matter of a million dollars stolen from the local bank, money that is rumored to be hidden in the mansion...
About this series: Dr. Gangrene, Physician of Fright and Award-winning Nashville-based TV Horror Host (aka writer/film historian Larry Underwood) explores the films of the merchant of menace, Vincent Price, in chronological order from first to last, approaching them from a scholarly perspective, offering commentary, review and criticism.
Music: "Backed Vibes", "Hot Swing" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Opening Credits Artwork: Used by permission from Mark Maddox, http://www.maddoxplanet.com/ All film clips © respective studios and used purely for academic purposes and Fair Use under Copyright Act 1976, 17 U.S.C. § 107