Saturday, May 26th: Bela Lugosi Night: ‘Scared to Death’, ‘You Asked For It’, ‘Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla’

Bela Lugosi Night
The Coney Island Museum (1208 Surf Ave., Brooklyn)
8pm
$6

Special Live Opening Act – Vampire Lounge Singer Baron Misuraca!

Scared to Death: From a slab in the morgue, a dead young woman tells the bizarre tale of how she got there, through a maze of murder involving a hypnotist, a midget and a mysterious figure in a blue mask. THIS IS LUGOSI’S ONLY FILM IN COLOR. 67 minutes

You Asked for It: This is a rare episode of “You Asked For It”, a program that originated in 1950 on the Du Mont Network featuring Bela Lugosi performing a magic trick. 9 minutes.

Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla: Bela Lugosi plays a mad scientist in the jungle who stumbles across a couple of comedians (intended to resemble Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis) and proceeds to use them as lab mice in his experiments. 74 minutes

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