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Vincent Price

from the trailer for the film
Laura (1944)
Birth name Vincent Leonard Price, Jr.
Born May 27, 1911(1911-05-27)
St. Louis, Missouri
Died October 25, 1993 (aged 82)
Los Angeles, California
Spouse(s) Edith Barrett
Mary Grant
Coral Browne

Vincent Leonard Price Jr. (May 27, 1911October 25, 1993) was an American film actor. He is remembered for his distinctive voice and serio-comic attitude in a series of distinctive horror films, his tall 6' 4" (1.93 m) stature and polished urbane manner made him something of an American counterpart to the older Boris Karloff. Image File history File links Vincent_Price_in_Laura_trailer. ... Laura, a 1944 film noir, tells the story of a police detective investigating a womans murder who falls in love with her portrait. ... is the 147th day of the year (148th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Nickname: Location in the state of Missouri Coordinates: , Country State County Independent City Government  - Mayor Francis G. Slay (D) Area  - City  66. ... is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... Edith Barrett (1907-1977) is an American film actress. ... Coral Edith Brown, later Browne (23 July 1913-29 May 1991) was a stage and screen actress. ... is the 147th day of the year (148th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about motion pictures. ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... “Horror Movie” redirects here. ... Boris Karloff (born William Henry Pratt) (London, November 23, 1887 – February 2, 1969) was an English actor, who immigrated to Canada in the 1910s, best known for his roles in horror films and the creation of Frankensteins monster in 1931s Frankenstein. ...

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Biography

Early life and career

Vincent Price on Broadway as Mr. Manningham in Angel Street, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1942. His long run in the play kept him off screen for three years. The play was filmed twice as Gaslight, but Price did not star in either version.
Vincent Price on Broadway as Mr. Manningham in Angel Street, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1942. His long run in the play kept him off screen for three years. The play was filmed twice as Gaslight, but Price did not star in either version.

Price was born in St. Louis, Missouri to Vincent Leonard Price and Marguerite Willcox. His father was president of the National Candy Company. His grandfather, Vincent Clarence Price invented "Dr. Price's Baking Powder", the first cream of tartar baking powder, and secured the family's fortune.[1] Vincent Jr. attended St. Louis Country Day School. He was further educated at Yale in art history and fine art. He was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity and the Courtauld Institute, London. He became interested in theater in the 1930s, appearing professionally on stage from 1935. Vincent Price on Broadway as Mr. ... Vincent Price on Broadway as Mr. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... Categories: Stub ... Carl Van Vechten (June 17, 1880 – December 21, 1964) was an American writer and photographer who was a patron of the Harlem Renaissance and the literary executor of Gertrude Stein. ... Gas lighting (or gaslight, gas light) can refer the use of piped gas, most often either natural gas or coal gas, as a light source. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Missouri Coordinates: , Country State County Independent City Government  - Mayor Francis G. Slay (D) Area  - City  66. ... Mary Institute & St. ... “Yale” redirects here. ... This article is about the academic discipline of art history. ... Fine art refers to arts that are concerned with beauty or which appealed to taste (SOED 1991). ... Alpha Sigma Phi (ΑΣΦ, commonly abbreviated to Alpha Sig) is a social fraternity with 68 active chapters, colonies, and interest groups. ... The Courtauld Institute of Art is a listed organisation of the University of London specialising in the study of the history of art. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... For other usages see Theatre (disambiguation) Theater (American English) or Theatre (British English and widespread usage among theatre professionals in the US) is that branch of the performing arts concerned with acting out stories in front of an audience using combinations of speech, gesture, music, dance, sound and spectacle &#8212...


He made his film debut in 1938 with Service de Luxe and established himself as a competent actor, notably in Laura (1944), opposite Gene Tierney, directed by Otto Preminger. He also played Joseph Smith, Jr. in the movie Brigham Young (1940), as well as a pretentious priest in The Keys of the Kingdom (1944). During the 1940s, he appeared in a wide variety of films from straight-forward drama to comedy to horror (he provided the voice of The Invisible Man at the end of Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein in 1948). Laura, a 1944 film noir, tells the story of a police detective investigating a womans murder who falls in love with her portrait. ... Gene Tierney (November 19, 1920 – November 6, 1991) was an American film and stage actress. ... Otto Ludwig Preminger (December 5, 1906 – April 23, 1986) was a film director. ... Joseph Smith redirects here. ... Movie poster for Brigham Young Brigham Young (also known as Brigham Young - Frontiersman) is a movie released in 1940 based upon a story by Lois Bromfield and screenplay by Lamar Trotti. ... The Keys of the Kingdom is a 1944 film which tells the story of a young priest who struggles to establish a mission in China. ... For other uses, see The Invisible Man (disambiguation). ... Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (onscreen title: Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein) is a 1948 comedy/horror film directed by Charles Barton and starring the comedy team of Abbott and Costello. ...


In 1946 he reunited with Gene Tierney in two notable films Dragonwyck and Leave Her to Heaven. There where also many villanous roles in slick film noir thrillers like The Web (1947), The Long Night (1947), Rogues Regiment (1948) and The Bribe (1949) with Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner and Charles Laughton . He was also active in radio, portraying the Robin Hood-inspired crime-fighter Simon Templar, aka. The Saint, in a series that ran from 1947 to 1951. This is a beautifully written work of historical fiction, set in 1840s New York. ... Leave Her to Heaven is a 1945 20th Century Fox film noir motion picture starring Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, and Jeanne Crain, with Vincent Price, Darryl Hickman, and Chill Wills. ... The Web is a black-and-white 1947 thriller film starring Vincent Price. ... The Long Night may refer to: a 1903 novel by Stanley John Weyman; see The Long Night (Weyman); a 1936 novel by Andrew Lytle; see The Long Night (Lytle); an episode of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5; see The Long Night (Babylon 5). ... There are many people known as Bob Taylor or Robert Taylor, including: Robert Taylor (developer) (born 1972-present), Owner of FlashExtensions. ... Ava Lavinia Gardner (December 24, 1922 – January 25, 1990) was an Academy Award-nominated American film and television actress. ... Charles Laughton (1 July 1899 – 15 December 1962) was an English stage and film actor. ... For other uses, see Robin Hood (disambiguation). ... Simon Templar is a fictional character known as The Saint in a long-running series of books by Leslie Charteris published between 1928 and 1963. ...


In the 1950s, he moved into horror films, with a role in House of Wax (1953), the first 3-D film to land in the year's top ten at the North American box office, and then the monster movie The Fly (1958). “Horror Movie” redirects here. ... House of Wax is a 1953 American horror film starring Vincent Price. ... In film, the term 3-D (or 3D) is used to describe any visual presentation system that attempts to maintain or recreate moving images of the third dimension, the illusion of depth as seen by the viewer. ... Charles Herbert and Vincent Price during their infamous spider web scene in 1958s The Fly. ...


Price also starred in the original House on Haunted Hill (1959) as the eccentric millionaire Fredrick Loren. (Geoffrey Rush, playing the same character in the 1999 remake, was not only made to resemble Price, but was also renamed Steven Price.) House on Haunted Hill is a 1959 horror film. ... Geoffrey Roy Rush (born 6 July 1951) is an Academy Award- and Emmy Award-winning Australian actor. ... House on Haunted Hill is a 1999 Warner Brothers horror movie, directed by William Malone, written by Dick Beebe and starring Geoffrey Rush as Stephen Price. ...


1960s

Vincent Price publicity photo for Tales of Terror.

In the 1960s, he had a number of low-budget successes with Roger Corman and American International Pictures (AIP) including the Edgar Allan Poe adaptations House of Usher (1960), The Pit and the Pendulum (1961), Tales of Terror (1962), The Raven (1963), The Masque of the Red Death (1964) and The Tomb of Ligeia (1965). Image File history File linksMetadata Vincentprice4. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Vincentprice4. ... Tales of Terror is the title of a 1962 horror movie starring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, and Basil Rathbone, directed by Roger Corman, which comprised of three sequences each based on stories by Edgar Allan Poe. ... Roger Corman Roger William Corman (born April 5, 1926), sometimes nicknamed King of the Bs for his output of B-movies (though he himself rejects this appelation as inaccurate), is a prolific American producer and director of low-budget exploitation movies. ... The early AIP logo. ... Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American poet, short story writer, playwright, editor, literary critic, essayist and one of the leaders of the American Romantic Movement. ... House of Usher (also known as Fall of the House of Usher) is a 1960 horror movie based on the Edgar Allan Poe story of the same name. ... The Pit and the Pendulum is a 1961 horror film directed by Roger Corman, starring Vincent Price, Barbara Steele, John Kerr, and Luana Anders. ... Tales of Terror is the title of a 1962 horror movie starring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, and Basil Rathbone, directed by Roger Corman, which comprised of three sequences each based on stories by Edgar Allan Poe. ... The Raven is a 1963 American motion picture produced and directed by Roger Corman. ... The Masque of the Red Death is a classic 1964 horror film, directed by Roger Corman, based on the short story written by Edgar Allan Poe in 1842. ... The Tomb of Ligeia (1964) is a horror film, directed by Roger Corman and starring Vincent Price. ...


These were followed by numerous other roles throughout the 1960s in which he played characters in horror films who were often closely modeled on the Corman Poe films. In 1968 he played the part of an eccentric artist in the musical Darling of the Day opposite Patricia Routledge, displaying an adequate if untrained singing voice. In popular usage, eccentricity refers to unusual or odd behavior on the part of an individual. ... The definition of an artist is wide-ranging and covers a broad spectrum of activities to do with creating art, practicing the arts and/or demonstrating an art. ... The Black Crook (1866) is considered the first musical comedy Musical theatre is a form of theatre combining music, songs, spoken dialogue and dance. ... Darling of the Day is a musical with a book by Nunnally Johnson, lyrics by E.Y. Harburg, and music by Jule Styne. ... Katherine Patricia Routledge CBE (born 17 February 1929) is a Tony Award-winning English actress who is best known to television audiences for her role of Hyacinth Bucket in the television comedy series Keeping Up Appearances. ... Harry Belafonte singing, photograph by C. van Vechten Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, which is often contrasted with speech. ...


He often spoke of his pleasure at playing "Egghead" on the Batman television series. Another of his co-stars, Yvonne Craig (Batgirl), often said Price was her favorite co-star. Vincent Price as Egghead Egghead was a villain created for the campy 1960s Batman television series. ... This article is about the 1960s television series. ... ‹ The template below (Expand) is being considered for deletion. ...


In an often-repeated anecdote from the set of Batman, Price, after a take was printed, started throwing eggs at series stars Adam West and Burt Ward, and when asked to stop replied, "With a full artillery? Not a chance!", causing an eggfight to erupt on the soundstage. This incident is reenacted in the behind-the-scenes telefilm Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt. Adam West (born William West Anderson on September 19, 1928) is an American actor who is best known for playing the role of Batman/Bruce Wayne on the TV series Batman (which also had a film adaptation). ... Burt Ward (born Bert John Gervis, Jr. ...


It was also in the 60's that he began his role as a guest on the game show The Hollywood Squares, even becoming a semi-regular in the 70's, including being one of the guest panelists on the finale in 1980.[2] He was known for usually making fun of Rose Marie's age, and using his famous voice to answer maliciously to questions. “Quiz show” redirects here. ... Hollywood Squares is a American television comedy and game show in which two contestants play tic-tac-toe to win money and prizes. ... Rose Marie (born August 15, 1923) is an actress who had a career as a child star under the name Baby Rose Marie but is best known for her adult role as Sally Rogers in the The Dick Van Dyke Show. ...


Later career

Price accepted a cameo part in the children's television program The Hilarious House of Frightenstein (1971) in Hamilton, Ontario Canada, on a local station. In addition to the opening and closing monologues, his role in the show was to recite poems about the show's various characters, sometimes wearing a cloak or other costumes.[3] The Hilarious House of Frightenstein was a Canadian childrens television series which was produced by Hamilton, Ontarios independent station CHCH in 1971. ... Motto: Together Aspire - Together Achieve Location in the province of Ontario, Canada Coordinates: , Country Province Incorporated June 9, 1846[1] Government  - Mayor Fred Eisenberger  - City Council Hamilton City Council  - MPs List of MPs Dean Allison Chris Charlton David Christopherson Wayne Marston David Sweet  - MPPs List of MPPs Sophia Aggelonitis Andrea...

He has also appeared in The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971) and Theatre of Blood (1973), in which he created a series of campy, tongue-in-cheek villains. Price also recorded dramatic readings of Poe's short stories and poems, which were collected together with readings by Basil Rathbone. Image File history File linksMetadata Abominablephibes1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Abominablephibes1. ... The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971) is a horror film starring Vincent Price. ... The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971) is a horror film starring Vincent Price. ... DVD cover of Theatre of Blood Theatre of Blood was a 1973 horror film starring Vincent Price as vengeful actor Edward Lionheart and Diana Rigg as his daughter Edwina Lionheart. ... This article is in need of attention. ... Poetry (ancient Greek: poieo = create) is an art form in which human language is used for its aesthetic qualities in addition to, or instead of, its notional and semantic content. ... Basil Rathbone (13 June 1892 – 21 July 1967), Military Cross, was a British actor most famous for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes and of suave villains in such swashbuckler films as The Mark of Zorro, Captain Blood, and The Adventures of Robin Hood. ...


He greatly reduced his film work from around 1975, as horror itself suffered a slump, and increased his narrative and voice work, as well as advertising Milton Bradley's Shrunken Head Apple Sculpture. Price's voiceover is heard on Alice Cooper's first solo album, Welcome to My Nightmare from 1975, as well as the TV special entitled Alice Cooper-The Nightmare. He also starred for a year in the early 1970s in a syndicated daily radio program, Tales of the Unexplained. He also made a guest appearance in a 1972 episode of The Brady Bunch, in which he played a deranged archaeologist. VoiceOver is a feature built into Apple Computers Mac OS X v10. ... Alice Cooper (born February 4, 1948) is an American rock singer, songwriter and musician whose career spans four decades. ... Welcome to My Nightmare is an album by Alice Cooper, released in 1975. ... Welcome to My Nightmare is a 1975 music documentary film on Alice Coopers concert of the same name, directed by David Winters. ... The Brady Bunch is an American television situation comedy, based around a large blended family. ... Archaeology or sometimes in American English archeology (from the Greek words αρχαίος = ancient and λόγος = word/speech) is the study of human cultures through the recovery, documentation and analysis of material remains, including architecture, artefacts, biofacts, human remains, and landscapes. ...


In the summer of 1977, he began performing as Oscar Wilde, in the one man stage play Diversions and Delights. Written by John Gay and directed by Joe Hardy, the play is set in a Parisian theatre on a night about one year before Wilde's death. In an attempt to earn some much-needed money, he speaks to the audience about his life, his works and, in the second act, about his love for Bosie, Lord Alfred Douglas, which led to his downfall. Oscar Fingal OFlahertie Wills Wilde (October 16, 1854 – November 30, 1900) was an Irish playwright, novelist, poet, and author of short stories. ...


The original tour of the play was a success in every city that it played, except for New York City. In the summer of 1979, Price performed it at the Tabor Opera House in Leadville, Colorado on the same stage that Wilde had spoken to the miners about art some 96 years before. Price would eventually perform the play worldwide and to many, including his daughter Victoria, it was the best acting that he ever did. View of Mount Massive looking west from Harrison Street in downtown Leadville Leadville is the county seat of Lake County, Colorado. ...


In 1982, Price provided the narrator's voice in Vincent, Tim Burton's six-minute film about a young boy who flashes from reality into a fantasy where he is Vincent Price. That same year, he performed a sinister "rap" on the title track of Michael Jackson's monumental "Thriller" album. In addition to the album being a mega-seller, the video was a huge hit for MTV. It included a stunning sequence in which Jackson transforms into a werewolf and was a major landmark for music videos. One of his last major roles, and one of his favorites, was as the voice of Professor Ratigan in Walt Disney Pictures' The Great Mouse Detective from 1986. Vincent is a 1982 stop-motion short film written, designed and directed by Tim Burton and Rick Heinrichs. ... Timothy Tim William Burton (born August 25, 1958) is an Academy Award-nominated American film director, writer and designer notable for the quirky and gothic atmosphere of his films. ... This article is about the Thriller song. ... Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958), commonly known as MJ as well as the King of Pop, is an American musician, entertainer, and pop icon whose successful career and controversial personal life have been a part of pop culture for the last three decades. ... Alternate cover Special Edition release cover. ... Michael Jacksons Thriller is a 14-minute music video for the song of the same name released on December 2, 1983 and directed by John Landis. ... Professor Padraic Ratigan is the villain of Disneys The Great Mouse Detective. ... Old logo from 1985-2006 Walt Disney Pictures refers to several different entities associated with The Walt Disney Company: Walt Disney Pictures, the film banner, was established as a designation in 1983, prior to which Disney films since the death of Walt Disney were released under the name of the... The Great Mouse Detective is a 1986 animated feature produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation, and originally released to movie theaters on July 2, 1986 by Walt Disney Pictures. ...


From 1981 to 1989, he hosted the PBS television series Mystery!. Also, in 1985, he was voice talent on the Hanna-Barbera series The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo as the mysterious Vincent Van Ghoul who aided Scooby-Doo and the gang in capturing thirteen evil demons into an ancient chest. His last significant film work was as the inventor in Tim Burton's Edward Scissorhands (1990). Not to be confused with Public Broadcasting Services in Malta. ... Mystery! (also written MYSTERY!) is a long-running television series in the USA, which airs on PBS and is produced by WGBH. The show has brought a large number of detective series and television movies - most of them British productions from the BBC or various ITV companies - to air on... The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo was the seventh incarnation of the long-running Hanna-Barbera Saturday morning cartoon Scooby-Doo. ... Timothy Tim William Burton (born August 25, 1958) is an Academy Award-nominated American film director, writer and designer notable for the quirky and gothic atmosphere of his films. ... Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 fantasy film, directed and co-written by Tim Burton and written by Caroline Thompson. ...


A witty raconteur, Price was a frequent guest on Johnny Carson's Tonight Show, where he once demonstrated how to poach a fish in a dishwasher. He also was a frequent panelist on Hollywood Squares during its initial run. For other persons named John Carson, see John Carson (disambiguation). ... The First Lady of the United States, Laura Bush and current host Jay Leno. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Price was also a noted gourmet cook and art collector. From 1962 to 1971, Sears, Roebuck offered the Vincent Price Collection of Fine Art, selling about 50,000 pieces of fine art to the general public. Price selected and commissioned works for the collection, including works by Rembrandt, Pablo Picasso, and Salvador Dalí.[4] He also authored several cookbooks. Sears, Roebuck and Company (NYSE: S) was founded in Chicago, Illinois as a catalog merchandiser in 1886 by Richard Sears and Alvah Roebuck. ... This article is about the Dutch artist. ... “Picasso” redirects here. ... Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Marquis of Pubol (May 11, 1904 – January 23, 1989), was a Spanish surrealist painter born in Figueres, Catalonia (Spain). ...


Family

Price was married three times and fathered a son, named Vincent Barrett Price, with his first wife, former actress Edith Barrett. Price and his second wife Mary Grant donated hundreds of works of art and a large amount of money to East Los Angeles College in the early 1960s in order to endow the Vincent and Mary Price Gallery there. Their daughter, Victoria, was born in 1962. Edith Barrett (1907-1977) is an American film actress. ...


Price's last marriage was to the Australian actress Coral Browne, who appeared with him (as one of his victims) in Theatre of Blood (1973). He converted to Catholicism to marry her, and she became a US citizen for him. Coral Edith Brown, later Browne (23 July 1913-29 May 1991) was a stage and screen actress. ... “Catholic Church” redirects here. ...


Death

Price was a lifelong smoker. He had long suffered from emphysema and Parkinson's disease, which had forced his role in Edward Scissorhands to be much smaller than intended. The cigarette is the most common method of smoking tobacco. ... Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 fantasy film, directed and co-written by Tim Burton and written by Caroline Thompson. ...


His illness also contributed to his retirement from Mystery, as his condition was becoming noticeable on-screen. He died of lung cancer on October 25, 1993. The Arts & Entertainment Network aired an episode of Biography highlighting Price's horror career the next night, but because of its failure to clear copyrights, the show was never aired again. Four years later, A&E produced its updated episode, a show titled Vincent Price: The Versatile Villain, which aired on October 12, 1997; it is often rebroadcast and is available on DVD. The script was by Lucy Chase Williams, author of The Complete Films of Vincent Price (Citadel Press, 1995). In early 1991, Tim Burton was developing a personal documentary with the working title Conversations With Vincent (footage of the director interviewing Price was shot at the Vincent Price Gallery) but the project was never completed and eventually was shelved. Lung cancer is the malignant transformation and expansion of lung tissue, and is the most lethal of all cancers worldwide, responsible for 1. ... is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Biography is a documentary television program. ... Timothy Tim William Burton (born August 25, 1958) is an Academy Award-nominated American film director, writer and designer notable for the quirky and gothic atmosphere of his films. ...


Legacy

  • Price was an Honorary Board Member and strong supporter of the Witch's Dungeon Movie Museum located in Bristol, Connecticut until his death. The museum features detailed life-size wax replicas of characters from some of Price's films, including The Fly, The Abominable Dr. Phibes and The Masque of the Red Death (see [1]).
  • A black box theater at Price's alma mater, St. Louis Country Day School, is named after him.
  • Vincent Twice was a Price parody on Sesame Street.
  • He was parodied in an episode of The Simpsons ("Sunday, Cruddy Sunday").
  • Price even had his own Spitting Image puppet, who was always trying to be "sinister" and lure people into his ghoulish traps, only for his victims to point out all the obvious flaws.
  • In 1989, Vincent Price was inducted into the St. Louis Walk of Fame.
  • Director Tim Burton directed a short stop-motion film as a tribute to Vincent Price called Vincent, about a young boy named Vincent Malloy who was obsessed with the grim and macabre. It is narrated by Price.
  • In 1999, a frank and detailed biography of Vincent Price, written by his daughter Victoria Price, was published by St Martin's Griffin Press.
  • Starting in November 2005, featured cast member Bill Hader of the NBC sketch comedy/variety show Saturday Night Live has played Price in a recurring sketch where Vincent Price hosts botched holiday specials filled with celebrities of the late 1950s-early 1960s. Other cast members who have played Price on SNL include "Not Ready For Primetime" castmember Dan Aykroyd and one-season castmember Michael McKean (who played Vincent Price when he hosted a season 10 episode and again when he was hired as a castmember for the 1994-1995 season).
  • The October 2005 Episode of the Channel 101 series Yacht Rock featured comedian James Adomian as Vincent Price during the recording of Thriller.
  • In 1951, impressed by the spirit of the students and the community's need for the opportunity to experience original art works firsthard, Price donated some 90 pieces from his own collection to East Los Angeles College in Monterey Park, California, thus establishing the first "teaching art collection" owned by a community college in the U.S. Today, the Vincent Price Art Gallery continues to present world-class exhibitions, and remains one of the actor's most enduring legacies. The superb collection contains over 2,000 pieces and has been valued in excess of five million dollars. (On exhibit at The Vincent Price Gallery on the ELAC campus for free. Mon-Thu 12:00pm-3:00pm behind the F-5 Building)
  • Wednesday 13 wrote a song entitled The Ghost of Vincent Price.
  • Horror Punk band The Misfits wrote "Return of the Fly" mentioning Price, along with the character he played and the characters wife
  • During the early 70's Price hosted BBC Radio's mystery program "The Price of Fear"

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Filmography

The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939), is a romantic drama film based on the relationship between Queen Elizabeth I (played by Bette Davis) and Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (played by Errol Flynn). ... June 1948 (rerelease) April 16, 1944 September 5, 1952=hiddenStructure Tower of London (1939) is a historical horror film released by Universal Pictures and directed by Rowland V. Lee. ... The Invisible Man Returns was a 1940 horror, science fiction film from New Universal. ... Green Hell redirects here. ... Movie poster for Brigham Young Brigham Young (also known as Brigham Young - Frontiersman) is a movie released in 1940 based upon a story by Lois Bromfield and screenplay by Lamar Trotti. ... DVD cover for the film The Song of Bernadette is a 1943 film which tells the story of Saint Bernadette Soubirous, who, from February to July 1858 in Lourdes, France, reported eighteen visions of the Blessed Virgin Mary. ... Wilson is a 1944 biographical film about President Woodrow Wilson. ... Laura, a 1944 film noir, tells the story of a police detective investigating a womans murder who falls in love with her portrait. ... The Keys of the Kingdom is a 1944 film which tells the story of a young priest who struggles to establish a mission in China. ... Leave Her to Heaven is a 1945 20th Century Fox film noir motion picture starring Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, and Jeanne Crain, with Vincent Price, Darryl Hickman, and Chill Wills. ... Shock is a 1946 film noir. ... This is a beautifully written work of historical fiction, set in 1840s New York. ... The Web is a black-and-white 1947 thriller film starring Vincent Price. ... The Long Night is a 1947 film noir directed by Anatole Litvak and produced by RKO. It is a remake of Le jour se lève (1939) by Marcel Carnè. Henry Fonda stars as Joe Adams, a grizzled ex-G.I. who has a hard time adapting to society after... Moss Rose is a multi-use stadium in Macclesfield, England. ... Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (onscreen title: Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein) is a 1948 comedy/horror film directed by Charles Barton and starring the comedy team of Abbott and Costello. ... The Three Musketeers is a Technicolor 1948 adventure film adaptation of the classic novel The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, père. ... Bagdad is a 1949 adventure film starring Maureen OHara, Paul Hubschmid, and Vincent Price. ... Champagne for Caesar is a 1950 US comedy movie about a trivia quiz show, directed by Richard Whorf and written by Fred Brady and Hans Jacoby. ... His Kind of Woman is a black-and-white 1951 film noir mystery film starring Robert Mitchum and Jane Russell. ... The Las Vegas Story is the name of: A film from the 1950s An album by The Gun Club Category: ... Water, Water Every Hare is a Looney Tunes cartoon made in 1952 featuring Bugs Bunny and Gossamer. ... House of Wax is a 1953 American horror film starring Vincent Price. ... Dangerous Mission is a 1954 American film starring Victor Mature, Piper Laurie, William Bendix, and Vincent Price. ... Casanovas Big Night is a comedy film starring Bob Hope, which is a spoof of swashbuckling historical adventure films. ... The Mad Magician was a 1954 horror film starring Vincent Price and Eva Gabor. ... Son of Sinbad is a 1955 American Film directed by Ted Tetzlaff. ... Mario Lanza preparing to sing Otello in Serenade (1956) Serenade, a 1956 Warner Bros. ... While the City Sleeps is a 1956 film directed by Fritz Lang. ... The Vagabond King is a 1925 operetta by Rudolf Friml, with a book and lyrics by Brian Hooker and W.H. Post, telling a highly romanticized tall concerning the 15th century poet François Villon. ... The Ten Commandments is a 1956 motion picture dramatizing the Biblical story of Moses, an Egyptian prince-turned deliverer of the Hebrew slaves. ... The Story of Mankind is a 1957 fantasy film, based on the nonfiction book The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem van Loon. ... Charles Herbert and Vincent Price during their infamous spider web scene in 1958s The Fly. ... House on Haunted Hill is a 1959 horror film. ... The Tingler is a 1963 film by the American producer and director William Castle. ... Return of the Fly is the first sequel to the 1958 horror film The Fly. ... The Bat (1959) is a mystery film directed by Crane Wilbur, and costarring Vincent Price and Agnes Moorehead. ... House of Usher (also known as Fall of the House of Usher) is a 1960 horror movie based on the Edgar Allan Poe story of the same name. ... Master of the World is a 1961 science fiction film based upon the Jules Verne novels Robur the Conqueror and Master of the World. ... The Pit and the Pendulum is a 1961 horror film directed by Roger Corman, starring Vincent Price, Barbara Steele, John Kerr, and Luana Anders. ... Tales of Terror is the title of a 1962 horror movie starring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, and Basil Rathbone, directed by Roger Corman, which comprised of three sequences each based on stories by Edgar Allan Poe. ... Tower of London is a 1962 historical drama and horror film, starring Vincent Price and Michael Pate. ... The Raven is a 1963 American motion picture produced and directed by Roger Corman. ... Cordier and his lover, Odette Diary of a Madman is a 1963 horror film directed by Reginald Le Borg and starring Vincent Price as Simon Cordier, a French magistrate and amateur sculptor who comes into contact with a malevolent spirit. ... There are arguably two surf movie genres. ... For the poem by Edgar Allan Poe, see The Haunted Palace (poem) The Haunted Palace is a 1963 horror film directed by Roger Corman and featuring Vincent Price. ... ‹ The template below (Expand) is being considered for deletion. ... The Last Man on Earth (originally titled LUltimo uomo della Terra) is a 1964 film based upon the Richard Matheson novel I Am Legend. ... The Masque of the Red Death is a classic 1964 horror film, directed by Roger Corman, based on the short story written by Edgar Allan Poe in 1842. ... The Tomb of Ligeia (1964) is a horror film, directed by Roger Corman and starring Vincent Price. ... War-Gods of the Deep (aka The City Under the Sea) is a 1965 science fiction film. ... sounds like a good film http://www. ... Dr. Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs is a 1966 spy-spoof film directed by Mario Bava and starring Vincent Price, Fabian, Francesco Mulé, Laura Antonelli and the comedy team of Franco Franchi and Ciccio Ingrassia. ... The Jackals is a 1967 western film from 20th Century Fox. ... American International Pictures distributed this horror anthology film featuring three stories by Edgar Allan Poe directed by European directors including Louis Malle and Federico Fellini. ... Witchfinder General is a 1968 horror film by Tigon British Film Productions and American International Pictures. ... The Oblong Box is a 1969 horror film produced in the UK starring Vincent Price, Christopher Lee and Alister Williamson. ... The Trouble with Girls is a 1969 dramatic comedy motion picture starring Elvis Presley. ... Cry Of The Banshee is a 1970 horror film produced by American International Pictures starring Vincent Price as an evil witchhunter. ... Mooch Goes to Hollywood is a 1971 family film about an ambitious dog and her attempts to become a canine star after befriending Zsa Zsa Gabor, who provides the pooch with the skinny on the INs and OUTs of achieving Hollywood fame. ... The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971) is a horror film starring Vincent Price. ... The Hilarious House of Frightenstein was a Canadian childrens television series which was produced by Hamilton, Ontarios independent station CHCH in 1971. ... Here Comes Peter Cottontail is a 1971 Easter television special made by Rankin-Bass, based on the song of the same name; it was originally broadcast on ABC-TV. In 2006, it was followed by a direct to video sequel, Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie. ... An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe features Vincent Price, before a live audience, reciting three of Poes stories, including The Tell Tale Heart. ... Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972) was the second Dr. Phibes movie, a sequel to The Abominable Dr. Phibes. ... DVD cover of Theatre of Blood Theatre of Blood was a 1973 horror film starring Vincent Price as vengeful actor Edward Lionheart and Diana Rigg as his daughter Edwina Lionheart. ... Madhouse is a 1974 British horror film directed by Jim Clark for Amicus Productions. ... The Monster Club is a British horror film released in 1980. ... Vincent is a 1982 stop-motion short film written, designed and directed by Tim Burton and Rick Heinrichs. ... House of the Long Shadows is a 1983 horror-parody film directed by Pete Walker. ... Bloodbath at the House of Death is a comedy horror film produced in 1983 by the late British comedian, Kenny Everett, and starred Vincent Price. ... Scooby-doo is also British naval divers slang for civilian sport scuba diver. Scooby-Doo is a popular and long-running animated series produced for Saturday morning television by Hanna-Barbera Productions (now Cartoon Network Studios) from 1969 to 1986, 1988 to 1991, and from 2002 to the present day. ... The Great Mouse Detective is a 1986 animated feature produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation, and originally released to movie theaters on July 2, 1986 by Walt Disney Pictures. ... Sparkys Magic Piano is the second in a series of children’s audio stories featuring Sparky, an original character created for Capitol Records in 1947. ... The Whales of August is a 1987 film starring Bette Davis and Lillian Gish as elderly sisters. ... Dead Heat is a 1988 movie about cops and robbers (the robbers are zombies), proving that you cant keep a good cop down (or dead). ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... ... Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 fantasy film, directed and co-written by Tim Burton and written by Caroline Thompson. ... The official logo that was used on posters of the film until Richard Williams departure Arabian Knight redirects here. ...

References

  1. ^ Victoria Price,. Vincent Price: A Daughter's Biography. New York: St. Martin's Griffin. ISBN 0-312-26789-4. 
  2. ^ The Hollywood Squares. NBC. 1980-06-20.
  3. ^ CH TV Hamilton History. Retrieved on 2007-01-29.
  4. ^ Sears and Fine Art: Vincent Price Collection of Fine Art

Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ...

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