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Let There Be Fright: The Tingler

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The Tingler - Let There Be Fright: William Castle Scare Classics
Let There Be Fright: The Tingler
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Add to Calendar America/Los_Angeles Let There Be Fright: The Tingler Vincent Price plays a prison pathologist who discovers that the source of fear in the human body is a spinal-cord arthropod that he dubs “The Tingler.” The only cure for it? Scientifically speaking: screams! Producer-director William Castle sets much of his film in a silent movie theater run by a deaf-mute, and the film’s ingenious climax finds the audience being pursued by an unleashed Tingler. Throw in some self-experimentation with hallucinogens and a gory sequence in which vivid co... Bing Theatre5905 Wilshire BlvdLos Angeles, CA 90036______________________ Oscars.org | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences web@oscars.org

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The Tingler - Let There Be Fright: William Castle Scare Classics
Bing Theatre
5905 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
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Vincent Price plays a prison pathologist who discovers that the source of fear in the human body is a spinal-cord arthropod that he dubs “The Tingler.” The only cure for it? Scientifically speaking: screams! Producer-director William Castle sets much of his film in a silent movie theater run by a deaf-mute, and the film’s ingenious climax finds the audience being pursued by an unleashed Tingler. Throw in some self-experimentation with hallucinogens and a gory sequence in which vivid color pops out in the otherwise black-and-white film, and you have one of Castle’s most popular entertainments.  BACK TO TOP >

1959, 80 minutes, black and white, DCP | Produced and directed by William Castle; written by Robb White; with Vincent Price, Judith Evelyn, Darryl Hickman, Patricia Cutts, Pamela Lincoln, Philip Coolidge.