Vincent Price Tribute Festival


According to STLtoday St. Louis, Missouri will be holding a week long tribute to their hometown horror-movie icon, Vincent Price next May.

They have named the festival 'Vincentennial' which will also coincide with what would have been Vincent's 100th birthday. The event is to be organized by Cinema St. Louis who present the St. Louis International Film Festival.

Statement from STLtoday:
"Price was raised on a house on Forsythe Boulevard near Washington University, which is expected to host some of the screenings and panel discussions. Several of Price's relatives, biographers and celebrity associates have been invited."

Vincent Price the most charming man (in my opinion) in the horror genre appeared in such classics as House on Haunted Hill (1959), The Pit And The Pendulum (1961), The House of Wax (1953) and The Raven (1963) one of his last film's was Tim Burton's Edward Scissorhands (1990).

Vincent Price passed away on October 25, 1993. For more information head on over to the Cinema St. Louis website.

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