Vincent Price Day:
New Rheem Theatre
350 Park St, Moraga
Saturday, March 7th, 2015
Mark your calendar for Saturday March 7 for an all day event celebrating the career of actor Vincent Price to be held at the Rheem Theartre in Moraga. The program includes some of Price’s most popular films, a lecture by Reel to Real hosts Derek Zemrak and Leonard Pirkle, wine and appetizers and his induction into the Classic Film Hall of Fame. Individual movie tickets are $8. All Day Pass is $50 and includes all events: Films, the lecture, and the Classic Film Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
1PM – Edward Scissorhands (1990) – A modern day fairy tale that tells the story of Edward (Johnny Depp), a man created by an inventor, (Vincent Price), who died before finishing him and left Edward with scissors for hands. One day the local Avon lady checks around the old house and meets Edward. She takes him home and introduces him to the pastel world of the town called Suburbia. Edward gains fame around the town by cutting hedges and giving the neighbors and their dogs unusual haircuts. This is Director Tim Burton’s personal favorite film. Edward Scissorhands was Vincent Price’s last film role. Tickets are $8 and available at http://67791.
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3PM – House of Wax (1953) – A wax sculptor for a museum (Vincent Price) is horrified when his partner sets fire to the unpopular museum in order to collect the insurance money. As the wax figures melt amid the blaze, the two men have a fight. The sculptor is knocked out in the scuffle and left to “perish” among the flames. He resurfaces many years later to launch his own wax museum.Tickets are $8 and available at http://67791.
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5PM – Induction Ceremony. Due to unforeseen circumstances, Victoria Price, Vincent Price’s daughter, will not be in attendance. She has sent a special message and acceptance speech on behalf of her father and entire family. In replacement, Derek Zemrak and Leonard Pirkle of KOFY TV20’s Reel to Real will be giving a lecture onVincent Price and Thomas Edison. There will be appetizers from the world famous Vincent Price Cook Book served, wine tasting from the Vincent Price Wine label for sale, plus the induction ceremony of Mr. Price into the Classic Film Hall of Fame and Museum. Tickets are $15 and available at http://67791.
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7:30PM – House on Haunted Hill (1959) – Millionaire Fredrick Loren (Vincent Price) and his 4th wife invite five random guests for a Haunted House party at the notorious “House on Haunted Hill.” He offers $10,000 to each surviving guest. However, the house lives up to its murderous and haunted past. Weird things happen – does Frederick Loren or the house cause them? Directed by gimmick master William Castle. Tickets are $8 and available at http://67791.
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9:00PM – Last Man on Earth (1964) – A deadly plague wipes out all but one man –Dr. Robert Morgan (VincentPrice). He is immune to the plague, as he stands alone against the living dead. Last Man on Earth is based on Richard Matheson’s novel “I Am Legend”. The film has been retold twice – The Omega Man, 1971, starring Charlton Heston and I Am Legend in 2007, starring Will Smith. Tickets are $8 and available at http://67791.
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Tickets can be purchased online at www.lamorindatheatres.com
or at the Rheem Theatre box office.