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The Pumpkin Town Cinema!
The place where you can see veryyyy old horror and fantastic movies...
Sometimes very bad movies... sometimes very good... sometimes... exist... But always cult!
Each three days, at 12 PM, we will change the movie. So you have 72 H for see the movie!
1st October :
Beast of Yucca Flats
1961, by Coleman Francis
A defecting Russian scientist is transformed by an atomic test into a hulking monster, Tor Johnson, of course. Not much else except some people are killed, boys get lost, and a rabbit sniffs Tor's corpse. (This film was used for Mystery Science Theater 3000.)
4th October :
A Bucket of Blood
1959, by Roger Corman
Walter Paisley, nerdish waiter at a Bohemian cafe, is jealous of the talent (and popularity) of its various artistic regulars. But after accidentally killing his landlady's cat and covering the body in plaster to hide the evidence, he is acclaimed as a brilliant sculptor - but his new-found friends want to see more of his work. Lacking any artistic talent whatsoever, Walter has to resort to similar methods to produce new work, and soon people start mysteriously disappearing...
7th October :
Bride of the Gorilla
1951, by Curt Siodmak
Deep in the South American jungle plantation manager Barney Chavez (Raymond Burr) kills his elderly employer in order to get to his beautiful wife (Barbara Payton). However, an old native witch witnesses the crime and puts a curse on Barney, who soon after finds himself turning nightly into a rampaging gorilla. But is his transformation real or is it all in his head?
10th October :
1963, by Francis Ford Coppola
John Haloran has a fatal heart attack, but his wife Louise won't get any of the inheritance when Lady Haloran dies if John is dead. Louise forges a letter from John to convince the rest of his family he's been called to New York on important business, and goes to his Irish ancestral home, Castle Haloran, to meet the family and look for a way to ensure a cut of the loot. Seven years earlier John's sister Kathleen was drowned in the pond, and the Halorans enact a morbid ritual in remembrance. Secrets shroud the sister's demise, and soon the family and guests begin experiencing an attrition problem.
13th October :
Horrors of Spider Island
1960, by Fritz Böttger
En route to a show in Singapore, a troupe of beautiful dancers are stranded on a deserted island by a plane crash. Their routine of skinny-dipping and devising new skimpy outfits is interrupted when a radioactive spider bites their manager and turns him into a wild-eyed, furry-faced monster with three fangs and a passion for strangling.
16th October :
The Revenge of Doctor X
1970, by Kennet G. Crane
A mad scientist uses thunder and lightning to turn carnivorous plants into man-eating creatures.
19th October :
The Last Man on Earth
1964, by Sidney Salkow & Ubaldo Ragona
By night they leave their graves, crawling, shambling, through empty streets, whimpering, pleading, begging for his blood!
22nd October :
The Lost World
1925, by Harry O. Hoyt (From the first Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel)
Explorer Professor Challenger is taking quite a beating in the London press thanks to his claim that living dinosaurs exist in the far reaches of the Amazon. Newspaper reporter Edward Malone learns that this claim originates from a diary given to him by fellow explorer Maple White's daughter, Paula. Malone's paper funds an expedition to rescue Maple White, who has been marooned at the top of a high plateau. Joined by renowned hunter John Roxton, and others, the group goes to South America, where they do indeed find a plateau inhabited by pre-historic creatures, one of which they even manage to bring back to London with them.
25th October :
Night of the Living Dead
1968, by George A. Romero
The radiation from a fallen satellite causes the recently deceased to rise from the grave and seek the living to use as food. This is the situation that a group of people penned up in an old farmhouse must deal with.
28th October :
Carnival of Souls
1962, by Herk Harvey
Mary Henry is enjoying the day by riding around in a car with two friends. When challenged to a drag, the women accept, but are forced off of a bridge. It appears that all are drowned, until Mary, quite some time later, amazingly emerges from the river. After recovering, Mary accepts a job in a new town as a church organist, only to be dogged by a mysterious phantom figure that seems to reside in an old run-down pavilion. It is here that Mary must confront the personal demons of her spiritual insouciance.