Curse of the Undead (1959) poster
Film and Television

Weird West Film Series: Curse of the Undead (1959)

Saturday, February 23, 2019, 1:30 p.m.

The Autry: Wells Fargo Theater

Included With Museum Admission / Free for Autry Members
Space Is Limited / Reservations Recommended

About the Event

This occasional series explores wild and weird Western genre hybrids, from horror to science fiction and more.

Curse of the Undead (1959)

Celebrate the 60th anniversary of the first vampire Western. Young women in a small Western town are dying one by one of an unknown malady involving massive blood loss. Meanwhile, a mysterious black-clad gunfighter with an aversion to sunlight has just arrived in town. Introduced by Brad Sykes, filmmaker and author of Terror in the Desert: Dark Cinema of the American Southwest.

Directed by Edward Dein | Starring Eric Fleming, Michael Pate, and Kathleen Crowley