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The Vampire Bat preceded by Hearst Metrotone News and Jack Frost

March 9 at 2:00
East Building Auditorium

With an atmosphere worthy of Universal’s contemporaneous horror films, this slick little thriller from Phil Goldstone’s ambitious Majestic Pictures finds mad doctor Lionel Atwill at work in a village where bodies are turning up mysteriously drained of blood. In a cast that includes Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Melvyn Douglas, and Dwight Frye, could a creepy local guy (Frye) be responsible? (Frank R. Strayer, 1933, 65 minutes)

Before the feature: Hearst Metrotone News, vol. 4, no. 250 (1933, 9 minutes), and the ComiColor cartoon Jack Frost (Ub Iwerks, 1934, 9 minutes)

image from The Vampire Bat
courtesy UCLA Film & Television Archive

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