Vincent Price has long been considered as one of the greatest horror actors of all time. There are very few horror movie fans that cannot say that they were scared as a child from just the site of this horror master. Among his list of movie roles, we can find some of the most memorable horror characters ever portrayed on film.
If you are a fan of Vincent Price, there is no need to comb through the aisles at Blockbuster for movies that star your favorite horror icon. Many of Vincent Price’s movies have entered the public domain and are available to view free online, or to be downloaded to your iPod, PSP, or other MP4 viewer. This list will direct you to the best Vincent Price movies in the public domain.
Shock is not very well-known movie, but it began to establish Vincent Price as a mysterious actor in the movie industry. Anabel Shaw plays the wife of a World War II POW. Her stress level grows through the early part of the movie until she finally succumbs to shock when her husband finally comes home. Vincent Price plays a psychologist that is called in to calm Shaw’s character down, and bring her back to her senses.
Shock is in the public domain, and can be viewed or downloaded for free here.
The Bat is another Vincent Price movie that most fans are not familiar with. A strangler is on the loose who is referred to as, “The Bat.” Vincent Price is a scientist who specializes in bats. He comes under suspicion as being the murderer since one of the actions of the strangler is to release a bat into the home of his victims.
The Bat is in the public domain, and can be viewed or downloaded for free here.
The House on Haunted Hill has long been considered to be one of Vincent Price’s signature roles. he plays an eccentric millionaire who invites an unknowing cast into a supposedly haunted mansion for the night. Murder and fear abound in the movie, and the tension builds to an ironic ending that would make Poe proud.
The House on Haunted Hill is in the public domain, and can be viewed or downloaded for free here.
The Last Man on Earth is another signature role of Vincent Price. In the forerunner to movies like The Omega Man and I Am Legend, Vincent Price plays the role of a scientist that is trying to find a cure that killed off most of the inhabitants of the world, and turned the rest into night-dwelling vampires.
The Last Man on Earth is in the public domain, and can be viewed or downloaded for free here.
While all of these Vincent Price movies can be found on DVD, why would you spend the money for what you could get for free? Why would you spend the money for movies that you can view or download for free from the public domain?