Movies Under the Dome: "The Masque of the Red Death"

Date: 

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 12:30pm

Location: 

Old Capitol Museum, Senate Chamber

Come enjoy this 1964 classic starring Vincent Price in conjunction with Old Capitol Museum?s "Poe: A Wilderness of Mirrors" exhibit. Satan-worshiper Prince Prospero invites several dozen of the local nobility to his castle for protection against an oncoming plague, the Red Death. Prospero orders his guests to attend a masked ball and, amidst a general atmosphere of debauchery and depravity, notices the entry of a mysterious hooded stranger dressed all in red. Believing the figure to be his master, Satan, Prospero is horrified at the revelation of his true identity.

 

        
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