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The Old Dark House
(James Whale, 1932) New 4K Restoration
(Pere Portabella, 1971)
Tue, Oct 31, 2017 7 PM
Tue, Oct 31, 2017 8:20 PM
Perhaps the defining haunted house film, the pre-Code The Old Dark House finds a group of travelers seeking shelter from the pounding rain in a creepy old mansion inhabited by the Femm family. You know what comes next… Directed by James Whale (Frankenstein) and featuring a stellar cast including Melvyn Douglas, Charles Laughton, Gloria Stuart (Titanic), and the great Boris Karloff. (71 mins., 4K DCP)
Pere Portabella’s subversive Vampir-Cuadecuc is at once an exploration of the figure of the vampire as well as a devastating critique of Spain’s fascist dictator General Franco. The film includes making-of footage from the set of Jesús “Jess” Franco’s 1970 cult film Count Dracula, starring Christopher Lee. (75 mins., DCP)
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I think I'm going. I live in Reynoldsburg. 10 miles away. I'm not a member of the Wex. but I probably should be as I go often enough. I do have the DVD of Old Dark House, but I've never seen it on the big screen and I suppose I'm interested in seeing the 4-K restoration.
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