Monday, November 7

The Fantastic Films of Vincent Price #69 - The Oblong Box




In this AIP Poe picture, Price plays Julian Markham, a rich nobleman who keeps his insane, disfigured brother Edward (Alister Williamson) locked in a room in his attic. His brother fakes his death and escapes, then goes on a murderous rampage. Also features Christopher Lee as Dr. Neuhartt, who purchases bodies from body snatchers for medical experiments. Directed by Gordon Hessler. This was the first film to feature Price and Christopher Lee together.
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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