Vincent Price Blogathon

“I sometimes feel that I’m impersonating the dark unconscious of the whole human race. I know this sounds sick, but I love it.”


Friday, October 25

The Abominable Dr. Phibes at Furious Cinema

The Fly at Crítica Retrô

Happy Death Day, Vincent Price! at Cinematically Insane

House of Wax at Absolutely Merle

The House on Haunted Hill at Horrorella

Madhouse at Bemused and Nonplussed

The Raven at Monstrous Industry

The Tingler at The Collinsport Historical Society

A Tribute to Vincent Price at A Shroud of Thoughts

Vintage Ads featuring Vincent Price at Asta’s Doghouse

Saturday, October 26

The Bat at Michael May’s Adventure Blog

Five Favorite Vincent Price Performances at The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

The Raven and The Web at Mentor’s Camper

Theater of Blood at The Collinsport Historical Society

Tim Burton’s “Vincent” at For the Gothic Heroine

Vintage Ads featuring Vincent Price, Part II at Asta’s Doghouse

Sunday, October 27

His Kind of Woman at Thrilling Days of Yesteryear

The Masque of Red Death at The Collinsport Historical Society

The Masque of Red Death at 30Hz Rumble

The Tingler at Grand Old Movies

The Tomb of Ligeia at She Blogged by Night

Tower of London (1939) at The Baz

Vintage Ads featuring Vincent Price, Part III at Asta’s Doghouse

Witchfinder General at Sales on Film

And my take on The Haunted Palace

Thank you to everyone who participated! And also to everyone who spread the word and read the posts! I think that Vincent would be pleased…

clapAbout the Blogathon:

It seems right to remember Vincent Price in the autumn, when we gravitate towards the tales of the macabre that he brought so thrillingly to life. Turner Classic Movies has appropriately decided to honor Price as their October 2013 Star of the Month.


October 25, 2013 marked the 20th anniversary of Price’s death. (And, incidentally, the 23rd anniversary of my birth…) So, I wanted to take the opportunity to celebrate one of my favorite actors, his work, his interests, and his legacy..

Bloggers were welcome to write about any facet of Price’s life, including but not limited to his radio and voice-over work, his theater and television careers, his gourmet adventures, his passion for collecting art—and, of course, his films spanning many genres.

I accepted multiple entries about the same film or topic. After all, everyone has a slightly different perspective, right?

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29 thoughts on “Vincent Price Blogathon

  1. This sounds interesting, fun, and macabre. I look forward to reading insightful posts. Thanks for creating this Blogathon.

  2. Wish I’d known about this sooner. I’ve already done three posts on him this month. Let me think and get back to you but perhaps I can write on another TV show he was in or something.


    • So sorry! I guess I should’ve put it out there a bit more. In the meantime, I’ll have fun catching up on your Price posts, and, if possible, I would love it if you could manage one more for this!

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