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Universal’s Legacy of Horror Film Series Continues At The Academy

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“CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON” AND “THE INVISIBLE MAN” CONTINUE THE CELEBRATION FOR “UNIVERSAL’S LEGACY OF HORROR” AT THE ACADEMY

 

The Academy is hosting an October-long celebration of classic horror films in honor of “Universal’s Legacy of Horror“- part of the studio’s year-long 100th anniversary celebration.

Creature from the Black Lagoon” (1954, in 3D) and “The Invisible Man” (1933)
Tuesday, October 16, at 7:30 p.m.
Samuel Goldwyn Theater
8949 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills

Special guests scheduled include actress Julie Adams, who played Kay Lawrence in “Creature from the Black Lagoon.

The Birds” (1963)
Tuesday, October 23, at 7:30 p.m.
Samuel Goldwyn Theater
8949 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills

Special guests scheduled include actresses Tippi Hedren, who played Melanie Daniels, and Veronica Cartwright, who played Cathy Brenner, in the film.

The Phantom of the Opera” (1925)
Tuesday, October 30, at 7:30 p.m.
Samuel Goldwyn Theater
8949 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills

Special guests scheduled include film historian and preservationist , and 103 year-old Carla Laemmle, a dancer in the film and niece of Universal Studios founder Carl Laemmle.

SATURDAY DOUBLE-DOUBLE FEATURE*
Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein” (1948) and “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken” (1966)
Saturday, October 27, at 2 p.m.
Linwood Dunn Theater
1313 Vine Street, Hollywood

Special guests scheduled include actress Joan Staley, who played Alma Parker in “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken.”

The Incredible Shrinking Man” (1957) and “Tarantula” (1955)
Saturday, October 27, at 7:30 p.m.
Oscars Outdoors
1341 Vine Street, Hollywood

*Series passes are not good for the Double-Double Feature. Individual tickets are on sale now for each double feature.

In conjunction with the screening series, the Academy will present “Universal’s Legacy of Horror: A Centennial Exhibition,” which includes rare posters, stills and other artifacts celebrating Universal’s distinctive contributions to the classic horror genre and the studio’s founding 100 years ago. The exhibition will run in the Academy Grand Lobby throughout October. Admission is free.

Series passes for “Universal’s Legacy of Horror” (excluding the Saturday double features) are $20 for the general public and $15 for Academy members and students with valid ID.  Tickets for individual screenings are $5 for the general public and $3 for Academy members and students with a valid ID, and may be purchased online at www.oscars.org, in person at the Academy box office.

 

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Michael created MUSE/MUSE TV after a career in professional sports and journalism. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended Don Bosco Technical Institute in which he studied Electronics and Computer Science and California State University, Fullerton in which he graduated with a degree from the College of Communication in Journalism. He is a big Foo Fighters fan, loves Star Wars and loves photography. Member of the Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society.

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