Monday, April 4

The Masque of the Red Death

In the latest episode of the Rondo Award nominated FANTASTIC FILMS OF VINCENT PRICE Dr. Gangrene takes a look at the 1965 Roger Corman film THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH.



Vincent Price plays Price Prospero, a practicing Satanist who has retreated to his castle with a group of fellow aristocrats to avoid the Red Plaque that is ravaging the countryside. He has taken prisoner a peasant girl named Francesca (Jane Asher) to try and corrupt into his life and religion. One of the better Roger Corman films based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe. 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.

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