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CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON & THE INVISIBLE MAN Continue Celebration For “Universal’s Legacy of Horror” At The Academy

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The Academy continues it’s 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. Tomorrow night features some of my favorite films. CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON (1954, in 3D) and THE INVISIBLE MAN (1933). See these films in the best possible way at the Academy on Tuesday, October 16, at 7:30 p.m. The films will be shown at the 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.” Mondo has released this neat poster from CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON along with a few others to celebrate Universal’s Legacy of Horror”.

If tomorrow doesn’t work, but you’re in the area, there’s plenty left to see during the month of October. Check out the list below.

“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, or by mail.  Ticketed seating is unreserved.  For more information call (310) 247-3600 or visit www.oscars.org.

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