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Carnival of Souls

Herk Harvey |USA |1962 |78min
Cast: Candace Hilligoss, Herk Harvey, Frances Feist

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October 11:7:30 pm

60’s Horror B-Movie Series, ALL SEATS $6!

A young woman (Candace Hilligoss) in a small Kansas town survives a drag race accident, then agrees to take a job as a church organist in Salt Lake City. En route, she is haunted by a bizarre apparition that compels her toward an abandoned lakeside pavilion. Made by industrial filmmakers on a small budget, the eerily effective B-movie classic Carnival of Souls was intended to have “the look of a Bergman and the feel of a Cocteau”—and, with its strikingly used locations and spooky organ score, it succeeds. Herk Harvey’s macabre masterpiece gained a cult following on late-night television and continues to inspire filmmakers today.–The Criterion Collection

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