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The Tingler

Released: August 21, 2018 • Available in US & Canada
Product SKU: 826663189315
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Synopsis

Look out for the Tingler!

Vincent Price stars as an obsessed doctor who discovers that fear manifests itself as a parasitic creature, which grows on the spinal cords of terrified people. If they scream, the Tingler can be destroyed. If they don't, it will sever the spinal column and kill them. He successfully isolates and removes the Tingler from a deaf mute (Judith Evelyn) who has been scared to death by her devious husband. Once captured, the Tingler escapes and runs amok in a crowded movie theater. Terror is loose, but can it be stopped?

The Tingler is legendary horror director William Castle's magnum opus. After the success of House On Haunted Hill, Castle devised a new gimmick called "Percepto." Participating theaters would wire seats so that random moviegoers would get a tangible electric shock during climactic moments in the film. Another novelty used to maximum effect is the short color sequence depicting blood pouring from a faucet and filling a bathtub. Castle went on to direct more cult classics like Homicidal and 13 Ghosts and later produced the mainstream hit Rosemary's Baby.

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Bonus Features

  • NEW Audio Commentary By Author/Historian Steve Haberman
  • NEW I Survived The Tingler – An Interview With Pamela Lincoln
  • NEW Unleashing "Percepto" – An Interview With Publicist Barry Lorie
  • Scream For Your Lives! William Castle And "The Tingler" – Vintage Featurette
  • William Castle's Drive-In "Scream!" Audio
  • Original "Scream" Scene
  • The Original 1959 Theatre Lobby Recording
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Still Gallery

Product Information

Discs
1
Run-time
82 min
Aspect Ratio ?
1.85:1
Color
Black & White
Language
English
Region
A
Rating
Not Rated
Production Date
1959
Closed-Captioned ?
No
Subtitles
English

The Tingler

TITLE NAME
Actor Vincent Price
Actor Judith Evelyn
Actor Darryl Hickman
Actor Patricia Cutts
Actor Pamela Lincoln
Actor Philip Coolidge
Writer Robb White
Producer William Castle
Director William Castle
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