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Mary Lambert, Gerrit Graham, 35mm classics and more at Salt City Horror Fest

Friday, March 30, 2018 | Events, News


Monsters and fiends from many decades will be showcased at the 2018 Salt City Horror Fest next month in upstate New York, along with the people who made and played them. Read on for the details.

The Salt City Fest starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 28 and continues to the wee hours of the 29th at the Palace Theater in Syracuse, NY. The showcased feature films, all on 35mm, are:

  • PET SEMATARY: Stephen King’s classic with intro Q/A with actress Denise Crosby
  • KING KONG: Original 1933 film and aspect ratio of 1:37:1
  • C.H.U.D.: Rare uncut extended version. Intro Q/A with actor Carey Eidel
  • C.H.U.D. II: BUD THE CHUD: First 35mm screening in the U.S. since its original release. Intro Q/A with director David K. Irving and actor Gerrit Graham
  • PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE: Theatrical version
  • CREEPSHOW 2: Rare 35mm print courtesy of the Academy Film Archive. Intro Q/A with animator Rick Catizone
  • TERRORVISION: Rare 35mm print courtesy of Full Moon Features
  • THE MANSON MASSACRE: A.k.a. THE CULT, ultra-rare screening of this thought-to-be-lost film

In addition to the above-mentioned guests, PET SEMATARY director Mary Lambert will be on hand, along with Jay Kay of Horror Happens Radio, world-premiering the trailer for his fil IT’S UNDER YOUR SKIN: DON’T EAT AT DAVE’S. To order tickets, click here, and you can find out more about the fest at Facebook.

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM,, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.