Dr. Gangrene's Cinetarium airs Saturday Nights at 9pm central on Nashville NECAT Arts CH9. It is also simulcast on the NECAT Roku channel (search for Necat). Or click to watch below.

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

No comments:

Post a Comment