HorrorThon at the Lafayette Theatre this weekend
SUFFERN, NY — The historic Lafayette Theatre presents its annual salute to classic horror and science fiction films on the weekend of October 21-23, 2011.
Friday 10/21: Giorgio Moroder presents “Metropolis”; Fritz Lang’s 1927 silent classic presented in its 1984 restoration by Giorgio Moroder and featuring a dynamic pop music soundtrack by Pat Benatar, Billy Squier, Freddie Mercury, Bonnie Tyler, Adam Ant, Jon Anderson and more. Digital HD presentation.
Saturday 10/22: 1:30 – “Mysterious Island” – special visual effects by Ray Harryhausen – East Coast Premiere of the restored digital cinema version featuring stereophonic sound!
3:45 – “The Monster that Challenged the World” – Tim Holt, Audrey Dalton – rarely-screened giant monster movie! 35mm print from MGM.
Saturday night Drive-In Double Feature (two movies for one admission) begins at 7:30 (rare drive-in trailers and promos show between the features): “X – The Man with the X-Ray Eyes” starring Ray Milland, directed by Roger Corman plus Mario Bava’s “Planet of the Vampires”. Both features in 35mm prints from MGM
Sunday 10/23: 3:45 – “The Hound of the Baskervilles” (1959) – A Hammer Film starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee! 35mm print from MGM
5:45 – “Madhouse” (1974) – starring Vincent Price, Peter Cushing and Robert Quarry! 35mm print from MGM.
8:30 – “Friday the 13th” (1980) – presented in its UNCUT version! A digital cinema presentation.
All tickets are $9.00 per show, doors open 30 minutes before showtime.
(Thanks to Peter Apruzzese for providing the gorgeous photo.)