July 29, 2022

This Day in Halloween: Gimmicky William Castle horror film "The Tingler" starring Vincent Price opens in 1959. / Illustration by Holly Vigil

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!” which was a vibrating device under a few select seats — in a few select theaters — that would go off at certain times during the film.

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