October 23, 2013

Roger Corman Tribute Includes Lorre Film

On Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, director Roger Corman will receive the George Eastman Award at the Dryden Theatre in Rochester, New York. On Saturday, Oct. 26, the Dryden Theatre will show The Raven (1963) as part of its two-month salute to Corman.

The Raven will begin at 8 pm.

Admission is $8 for adults and $6 for students and Dryden Theatre members. Tickets may be purchased at the theater box-office, which opens 45 minutes before a given screening.

Tickets may also be purchased online through the theater website. Click the “Tickets” tab on the theater website, then scroll to The Raven and click the “Purchase” button. A $2 convenience fee to benefit the George Eastman House will be charged for each online ticket order.

The Dryden Theatre is located at 900 East Avenue, within the George Eastman House, in Rochester, New York. The Dryden Theatre is served by public transportation. A map of the theater’s location, as well as PDF files for the bus routes, is available at the Dryden Theatre website.

Free parking is available at the George Eastman House. Visitors may enter the museum grounds by either the East Avenue entrance or the University Avenue entrance.

In the pages of The Lost One: A Life of Peter Lorre, Stephen Youngkin discussed with Roger Corman his experiences working with Peter on two of the movies in AIP’s Edgar Allan Poe series – Tales of Terror (1962) and The Raven (1963).

The Lost One: A Life of Peter Lorre is available in both soft-bound and hard-back editions, as well as the Kindle and Nook.

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