As part of our “Gimmick Series” we present THE TINGLER!
Due to a shipping error, we will not be able to present this screening in Percepto as originally advertised. We apologize for the inconvenience! The screening will otherwise go on as scheduled. Featuring a special pre-film performance by organist Dean Lemire!
William Castles’ 1959 thriller starring Vincent Price as a pathologist who has a theory that fear is the result of a creature that lives inside of us. He believes that the creature is suppressed by our ability to scream when fear strikes us. He gets a chance to test his theories when he meets Ollie and Martha Higgins, who own a second-run movie theater. Martha is deaf and mute and if she is unable to scream, extreme fear should make the creature, which Price has named “The Tingler”, come to life and grow. Using LSD to induce nightmares, he begins his experiment…