INFLUENTIAL & ATMOSPHERIC...WS CULT CLASSIC
Undeniably Influential, this Apocalyptic/Vampire/Zombie Original was the First, and Best Adaptation of Richard Matheson's "I am Legend".
It Stars Horror Icon Vincent Price with a Non-American Cast and is Highlighted by some Stunning Cinematography and Atmospheric Dread.
The Reason for its "Cult Movie" Status is Clear.
There just wasn't Anything Like it at the Time, and for 1964 was Unusually Bleak, Relentlessly Downbeat, and Scary for the Youth Audience it Targeted.
Anyone Seeing it in '64 or on Late Night TV iCould Not Forget It.
But it was Forgotten by some and has been Resurrected by Film Buffs as a Bonafide B-Movie Classic.
It's Not the Smoothest Movie Ever Made and has some Pacing Problems but…