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"Friday Night Fright Flicks" To Begin At Pershing Square

By David Markland
Published: Thursday, September 30, 2010, at 04:09PM
LA at Night Ed Fuentes

Pershing Square celebrates Halloween throughout October with free outdoor screenings of classic horror films at "Friday Night Fright Flicks," beginning tomorrow at 8pm with "Carrie."

Guests are invited to bring a blanket and snacks, but note that as this is a city operated park, smoking and alcoholic beverages are not permitted. Underground parking is available.

  • October 1: "Carrie" - The Stephen King classic about a picked-on teen girl who uses her powers of telekineses to exact revenge at the prom.
  • October 8: "Psycho" - Gus Van Sant based his 1998 horror classic on this rarely seen Alfred Hitchcock gem, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
  • October 15: "Shaun of the Dead" - A British romantic comedy. With zombies. 'Nuff said.
  • October 22: "House of Usher" - No October is complete without a dose of Edgar Allen Poe or Vincent Price. This Roger Corman classic fulfills both requirements.
  • October 29: "Whatever Happened To Baby Jane" - It's Bette Davis vs. Joan Crawford in this psychological thriller about two sisters, both washed up actresses, exacting revenge against each other.

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