2013 Halloween Horror Screenings at the New Beverly

myster of the wax museumThe New Beverly Cinema is opening the vault and extracting a series of darkly disturbing horror films for your viewing pleasure this Halloween. Highlights include their 6th Annual All-Night Horror Show starting at 7:30pm on Saturday October 19, and an Edgar Allan Poe Double Bill with Stuart Gordon and Jeffrey Combs in person on October 29 & 30 (both of which we have listed separately).

Those are only proverbial tips on an iceberg of chilling proportions. Your mileage may vary, but we especially recommend The Mystery of the Wax Museum (later remade in 3D as House of Wax with Vincent Price). The 1932 original is creaky and old-fashioned, but it still has a peculiar thrill to it, and theatrical screenings are very rare these days.

Check out the other titles below:

October 21-22, 24

House Mon/Tue/Thu: 7:30 pm
1977, Japan, 35mm, 87 minutes
Directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi; written by Chiho Katsura; story by Chigumi Obayashi; starring Kimiko Ikegami, Miki Jinbo, Kumiko Oba, Ai Matubara, Mieko Sato, Eriko Tanaka, Masayo Miyako, Y?ko Minamida; in Japanese with English subtitles
Eraserhead Mon/Tue/Thu: 9:20 pm
1977, USA, 35mm, 85 minutes
Written and directed by David Lynch; starring Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Allen Joseph, Jeanne Bates

October 25-26

He Knows You’re Alone Fri/Sat: 7:30 pm
1980, USA, 35mm, 94 minutes
Directed by Armand Mastroianni; written by Scott Parker; starring Don Scardino, Caitlin O’Heaney, Elizabeth Kemp, Tom Rolfing, Lewis Arlt, Patsy Pease, James Rebhorn, Dana Barron, Tom Hanks, Paul Gleason
Psycho II Sat/Sun: 9:25 pm
1983, USA, 35mm, 113 minutes
30th anniversary
Directed by Richard Franklin; written by Tom Holland; starring Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, Robert Loggia, Meg Tilly, Dennis Franz; music by Jerry Goldsmith; cinematography by Dean Cundey

October 26

Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers Sat: midnight (11:59 pm)
1995, USA, 35mm, 88 minutes
Directed by Joe Chappelle; written by Daniel Farrands; starring Donald Pleasence, Paul Rudd, Marianne Hagan, Mitch Ryan

October 27-28

The Mystery of the Wax Museum Sun: 3:50 & 7:30 pm; Mon: 7:30 pm
1933, USA, 35mm, 77 minutes
Directed by Michael Curtiz; written by Carl Erickson & Don Mullaly; story by Charles S. Belden; starring Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Glenda Farrell, Frank McHugh
Dr. Cyclops Sun: 5:30 & 9:10 pm; Mon: 9:10 pm
1940, USA, 35mm, 77 minutes
Directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack; written by Tom Kilpatrick; starring Albert Dekker, Thomas Coley, Janice Logan, Charles Halton, Victor Kilian

Location: The New Beverly Cinema, 7165 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles 90036 (323) 938-4038′

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More in this series: 

  1. Edgar Allan Poe Double Bill with Stuart Gordon and Jeffrey Combs in person
  2. 2013 Halloween Horror Screenings at the New Beverly