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Area Premiere! Wicked Queer and the Brattle present BPM (BEATS PER MINUTE) • February 2–8

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Sun, Oct 26, 2014

Halloween 2014Repertory Series ArchiveThe Master of Schlock: A Centennial Tribute to William Castle

The Tingler

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Presented with PERCEPTO for the ultimate fright!

(1959) dir William Castle w/Vincent Price, Judith Evelyn, Darryl Hickman [82 min; DCP]
Possibly Castle’s most well known film, THE TINGLER contains one of his most legendary publicity stunts, Percepto. The film centers on a crackpot scientist (Price) who discovers that there is an unseen parasite in the human body that he dubs The Tingler. In times of fear, the Tingler constricts around the human spine and will snap it if the victim doesn’t scream. During the initial run of the film, industrial vibrating motors were attached to certain seats in the cinema and would be triggered at a key moment in the film to simulate the spine-tingling effect of the creature.

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  • THE WHISTLER, Fri 10/24 at 7:15 PM
  • THE LADY FROM SHANGHAI, Fri 10/24 at 5:15, 8:45 PM
  • ROSEMARY’S BABY, Sat 10/25 at 12:30 PM; Wed 10/29 at 8:30 PM
  • HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL, Sat 10/25 at 3:45, 7:30* PM (*EMERGO screening)
  • THE OLD DARK HOUSE, Sat 10/25 at 5:30, 9:15 PM
  • THE TINGLER, Sun 10/26 at 7:00* PM; Thu 10/30 at 7:00* PM (*PERCEPTO screenings)
  • 13 GHOSTS, Sun 10/26 at 5:00*, 9:00* PM; Thu 10/30 at 5:00* (*ILLUSION-O screenings) [note: Thursday’s 9:00 show is canceled, we regret any inconvenience]
  • HOMICIDAL, Mon 10/27 at 8:30 PM
  • STRAIT-JACKET, Tue 10/28 at 10:00 PM

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