Lions, Towers & Shields #18 October 26, 2020
The Black Cat

Rocky Horror Picture Show without the Sex

LTS acknowledges the pumpkin-spiced holiday.

From IMDB: “American honeymooners in Hungary become trapped in the home of a Satan-worshiping priest when the bride is taken there for medical help following a road accident.”

From Shelly: “Oh, I forgot this was an Edgar G. Ulmer joint.”

Universal horror’s big guns are firing in this old dark house story where the ODC is actually a modernist masterpiece, built atop a former fortress. Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff and a cast of less interesting people populate this amazing film.

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Show Notes

Old Movies, New Things: discs, books and other physical objects

The Movie: commentary and discussion about one classic film

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