July 29, 2021

This Day in Halloween: William Castle's "The Tingler" opens in 1959. / Illustration by Sorprisela Martinez

The Tingler opens in 1959. The gimmicky William Castle horror classic stars Vincent Price. Castle’s gimmick for the film is its presentation in “Percepto!” a vibrating device under a few select seats — in a few select theaters — that would go off at certain times during the film.