Thursday Night Frights – Free Movie Classics

When: Every Thursday night in October. Doors open at 6:30; movie at 7:00

Where: Manitou Springs Heritage Center beginning October 7th.

October 7 Thursday 7:00PM
The Bat is a 1959 American mystery film starring Vincent Price and Agnes Moorehead.. A mystery writer starts being menaced by a serial killer known as “The Bat” after renting a house with a million dollars hidden in its walls. It is the fourth film adaptation of the story, which began as a 1908 novel The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart, which she later adapted (with Avery Hopwood) into the 1920 play The Bat. The first film version of the play was the 1926 American silent film The Bat. The film version was adapted by playwright Crane Wilbur, who also directed.
Run Time: 1:19:37 Doors open at 6:30 PM Donations graciously accepted. Snacks & drinks available to buy.

October 14 Thursday 7:00PM
The House on Haunted Hill is a 1959 American campy supernatural horror film directed by William Castle. The film was written by Robb White and stars Vincent Price and Carol Ohmart. Price plays an eccentric millionaire, Frederick Loren, who, along with his wife Annabelle, has invited five people to the house for a “haunted house” party. Whoever stays in the house for one night will earn $10,000. As the night progresses, the guests are trapped within the house with an assortment of terrors.
Run Time: 1:14:43 Doors open at 6:30 PM Donations graciously accepted. Snacks & drinks available to buy.
Host: Alice the Malice

October 21 Thursday 7:00PM
The Monster is a 1925 American silent horror comedy film directed by Roland West, based on the play by Crane Wilbur, and starring Lon Chaney and Johnny Arthur. It is remembered as an antecedental “old dark house” movie, as well as a precedent to a number of horror film subgenres. The film has been shown on the TCM network with an alternative, uncredited musical score.
Run Time: 1:26:30 Doors open at 6:30 PM Donations graciously accepted. Snacks & drinks available to buy.
Host: The Grey Phantom

October 28 Thursday 7:00PM
Indestructible Man is a 1956 American crime horror science fiction film, an original screenplay by Vy Russell and Sue Dwiggins for producer-director Jack Pollexfen and starring Lon Chaney Jr., Ross Elliott and Robert Shayne. Betrayed by his fellow criminals, Lon Chaney, Jr. is executed, but has his chance for revenge when he is reanimated by a scientist.
Run Time 1:10:31 Doors open at 6:30 PM Donations graciously accepted. Snacks & drinks available to buy.
Host: Sparky Tesla

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